US President recognises work of Guyanese home care CEO – video

 US President recognises work of Guyanese home care CEO
Abigail Loncke

Abigail Loncke

United States (US) President, Barack Obama on Saturday recognised the contribution of a young Guyanese lady  in her homeland in the area of care for the elderly, in his address at a Town Hall meeting in Peru.

“We need leaders like Abigail Loncke of Guyana; Abigail are you there? So after struggling to find her own grandfather a home care, Abigail realized there is a problem for so many other families so she started Community Healthcare, a home care agency, and she started out as a service to help families take care of their loved ones but now has a social movement that also provides training and job opportunities for young women in healthcare so thank you Abigail for the work that you are doing,” the outgoing American leader said to loud applause.  [ Read more]

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  • demerwater  On November 20, 2016 at 5:32 am

    What a “shout out”! After all these years and distance, I still want to feel proud.

  • Rosaliene Bacchus  On November 20, 2016 at 6:31 pm

    Kudos to Abigail Loncke! It’s always great to hear good news from Guyana❤

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