Noel Foundation gives back to children

first_imgSonia Noel, through her newly formed 6/50 Project, distributed a quantity of school supplies to children on Friday.The 6/50 Project was launched as Guyana celebrated its 50th Independence anniversary.Founder of the project and renowned fashion designer Sonia Noel, explained that the project was launched with the aim of investing in the country’s human resources. As the name suggests, 50 children in Guyana will receive US to assist them with school supplies, etc.“I grew up in a single parent home and this is the time that my mother had the most headaches and I can never really recall all of us going to school together like on the same day,” she related.She said too that giving back is part of her DNA and is something she does from the heart.Noel explained that her foundation seeks to assist in whatever way they can to ease the strain on some families and to equip the children with the motivation to pursue their dreams.“It is important for us to instil in our children, the importance of leadership, and the importance of you believing in yourself and believing that you can achieve anything. I myself am a dreamer and I live by faith a lot of times, so you just can’t tell yourself that this is too big for me because no career is too big for any of the children in here,” she explained.This Sunday, Sonia Noel will also be hosting a special event titled “Style Mission”. The event will feature a fashion extravaganza to assistFashion designer Sonia Noel poses with beneficiaries of her 6/50 projectthe less fortunate and the underprivileged.Proceeds will also go towards popular actor/comedian Henry Rodney, and former lead hairstylist and makeup artist for GFW, Corin Gibson, who are both in need of assistance to offset medical expenses.Rodney’s daughter Tamara Rodney thanked Noel for her support.“On behalf of my family, I want to say a huge thank you for the support that all of the country has been giving and I want to say thank you again to Sonia Noel because it’s quite moving that you took the time out to just do this for my father.”The event will be held at the Pegasus Hotel and will be treated as a VIP event.last_img read more