WELFARE

UWIDEF Launched $1.5 million Housing Grant Fund 

There are many students whose families have made the sacrifice to send them to university, most of whom are first-generation undergraduates who are unable to afford a hot meal every day, while on campus and some are unable to afford housing.

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FOOD VOUCHER PROGRAMME

The United Way of Jamaica, to date, has donated over One Million Dollars towards the UWIDEF/UWI Food Grant Programme, allowing students access to food assistance once they have been approved for the meal card. The card allows students to swipe at a total of five restaurants on Campus which provide hot and nourishing meals, enabling them to focus on their studies without worry. The food grant assistance is also supported by the Private Sector and is on-going.

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