Education Network receives $ 5,000 from family

Bermuda Education Network [BEN] received a donation of $ 5,000 from the Soobodoo family.

Andrew Sooboodoo, Risk Director of Fortitude Re and Bermuda International Long Term Insurers and Reinsurers [BILTIR] The director, speaking on behalf of the family, said: “At this time of year our thoughts are with those in need of extra support and our family decided to help BEN with fundraising. early intervention fund for students in public primary schools.

“BEN has done an incredible job supporting students with distance learning and delivering summer programs to help students make up for lost learning opportunities during the pandemic and we look forward to an ongoing relationship with this. fantastic charity. ”

Members of the Bermuda Education Network and their 2021 Outstanding Teacher Awards finalists. Photo courtesy of Alexander Masters

BEN’s Horizons experiential learning program is offered in partnership with the Bermuda Underwater Exploration Institute [BUEI], Bermuda Zoological Society, [BZS], Bermuda National Trust [BNT], The AgraLiving Institute, Kaleidoscope Arts Foundation and Masterworks Museum of Bermuda Art.

BEN Founder Becky Ausenda said: BEN is building a learning community of teachers, community groups and business supporters who are committed to expanding opportunities for public school students. We are extremely grateful to the Soobodoo family for their generous donation which will help us provide enriching language experiences and provide books and other resources for the classroom.

“For more information on BEN and to make donations, please visit

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