WILLEMSTAD, Curaçao (January, 2021) – Three community centres will soon have new murals as part of a project between Fundashon pa Stimulashon, Edukashon i Formashon den Bario (SEFBA) and leading telecommunications and entertainment provider Flow.
Three local artists – Emly Francisca, Morgaine Parris and Garrick Marchena – have been commissioned for the project and they will be joined by volunteers throughout the process at the centres located at Sta. Maria, Gibraltar and Wishi Marchena.
“We are committed to education, sports, culture and the overall development of our youth, and we are pleased to see that the powerful connectivity that we are providing is opening the doors to infinite possibilities for all,” said Rauf Engels, Statutory Director for Flow Curaçao.
The company also recently equipped twenty community centres across the island with free high-speed broadband internet service and 86 schools were also upgraded with speeds of up to 500Mbps.
“Our community centres in Curaçao play an important role in the further development of the neighbourhoods and its people and we are pleased to provide additional resources and tools to community-minded groups, organizations and individuals to actively bring people together to learn, grow, inspire and elevate themselves and all those around them. This is another proud moment for Flow.”
Ryan Hernandez, representative with Fundashon SEFBA, thanked Flow for its continued support and said the murals will serve as an inspiration for many years to come.
“We are extremely excited about this project. As the organization responsible for community centres around the island, we welcome such initiatives that help us bring the community together. This mural project will unleash so much creative potential and help us to bring back the livelihood to our centres as they used to be ̶ a place to come together, bond, learn, create and so much more,” he said.
“Flow has been such a great partner, and not only through the provision of internet connectivity, but they have also donated laptops which are now being used to provide computer literacy to citizens and help them to better adapt to modern day technology.”