Press release

Youths of Takamaka benefit from the Adopt A District Programme

April 15, 2024

The youths from Takamaka will benefit from a donation of 70,000 SCR which will go towards the district’s Youth Development Programme.

It was during a symbolic Handing Over Ceremony on Monday 15th April 2024, that the Seychelles Ag Consul General in Shanghai, China, Dr. Sydney To, presented the Minister for Foreign Affairs and Tourism, Mr. Sylvestre Radegonde, with the cheque.  The sum was jointly sponsored by Dr. To and Ms. Diana Chen, the Seychelles Honorary Consul General in Hong Kong, China

Upon receiving the cheque, Minister Radegonde thanked Dr. To and Ms. Chen, for their generous donation which shows their support of the Programme and commitment to their adopted district.

The “Adopt a District” Programme, was officially launched in October 2022 during the Honorary Consuls Conference with the aim of promoting unity, compassion, and partnership, fostering closer ties between Seychelles Honorary Consuls and the local community at the district level.

Also present at the ceremony were the Member of the National Assembly for the district of Takamaka, Honorable Terence Mondon and the District Administrator for Takamaka, Ms. Leonne Florentine.