Grenada Broadcasting Network

30th November 2022

  

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Grenada’s Bevon Chadel Charles has been awarded as the Caribbean’s regional winner of the commonwealth youth awards for her contribution to the sustainable development goal 2: zero hunger.

The commonwealth youth awards recognise the contributions of young people whose projects are transforming lives in their communities and helping achieve the sustainable development goals (SDGS).

Five young people have been named regional winners for the commonwealth youth awards for their exceptional work on promoting clean energy, good health, food security, and quality education.

Grenada’s Bevon Chadel Charles started an organization that builds self-sustainable farms across the Caribbean. The farms are currently spread over 100 acres and provide fresh vegetables and fruits to in-person and online customers.

Before the winner was announced Bevon spoke about her initiative…

In her acceptance speech she expressed her gratitude at being selected as the region’s winner…

The ceremony which was streamed virtually was held on Wednesday 10 March.

 

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