Demerara Shipping prides itself in honouring its corporate social responsibility by helping organizations within its community. In observance of its 25th Anniversary, the company donated a number of cleaning and other supplies to the Ptolemy Reid Rehabilitation Center located at 131-132 Carmichael Street, Georgetown. Below is brief description of the non-profit organization and the services it provides.
The Ptolemy Reid Rehabilitation Centre (PRRC) is a not-for-profit organisation providing rehabilitation services for children with physical/developmental disabilities, amputees and persons with hearing impairment. PRRC provides the following:
Rehabilitation programme: physiotherapy, occupational therapy, speech & language therapy
Special Education: Harold B. Davis Special School
Vocational Training for adolescents and young adults with disabilities
Daycare services for children with special needs
Dormitory/part-time residency for children with special needs
Audiology: hearing testing, hearing aid repair and earmould casting
Manufacture of orthotic devices and prosthetic limbs at PRRC’s National Orthotic & Prosthetic Appliance Workshop, the sole facility in Guyana capable of manufacturing these appliance.
25th Anniversary Cake