Wigton is committed to giving back to our community.
Wigton’s corporate social responsibility initiatives focus primarily on areas that impact the environment and social development, including education, crime prevention and community development. The Company continues to seek ways to positively impact its stakeholders through contributions to social development which are undertaken in accordance with the Company’s Corporate Social Responsibility Policy.
The Netball Court at the Rose Hill Primary and Infant School in Manchester. The School, which Wigton has been supporting from 2004 has benefitted from major interventions and this Netball Court was completed in April, 2020
Joylyn Logan, Principal of the Rose Hill Primary and Infant School, is captured here with students who received tablet computers courtesy of Wigton. The tablet computers were donated in keeping with Wigton’s continued effort to support education and electronic learning given the changes due to the Covid-19 pandemic that have resulted in the need for technology in schools.
Our Executive Assistant to the Managing Director/Administrative Officer, Chequira Castriota, hands over automatic hand sanitiser dispensers to the Principal of the Rose Hill Primary and Infant School, Joylyn Logan.
Our Managing Director, Earl Barrett, hands over a laptop computer to the Principal of the Rose Hill Primary and Infant School, Joylyn Logan.
Wigton Windfarm Limited during the 2021/2022 financial year supported to the Cross Keys High School “Give a Device Drive”. The Company, in collaboration with ResolveIT Limited, handed over ten (10) computer tablets to the students at the School.
Wigton Windfarm Limited during the 2022/2023 financial year supported the UWI Development and Endowment Fund’s Each One Give One initiative by donating laptop computers to two (2) students within the Faculty of Science and Technology at the University of the West Indies, Mona.
Wigton recognizes the need to foster economic development through education in Jamaica. The Company being mindful of the responsibility to give back to the community in which it operates has established the Wigton Windfarm Limited Scholarship with the University of the West Indies, Mona (UWI, Mona) and the Northern Caribbean University (NCU).
The scholarship will be awarded every two (2) years to one (1) student at each institution pursing any of the following undergraduate degrees:
• UWI, Mona: Bachelor of Engineering in Electrical Power Engineering, Civil Engineering or Electronics Engineering.
• NCU: Bachelor of Science in Electrical and Electronics Engineering or Computer Systems Engineering.
Each student must have completed their second year of study, have a minimum 3.0 grade point average, and will receive an award of One Million Jamaican Dollars (J$1,000,000.00) annually for two (2) years to cover tuition and other school related expenditure once awarded the scholarship.
UWI, Mona students may apply by following the instructions at the link below.
NCU students may apply by completing the Scholarship Application Form and providing all relevant supporting documents to Mrs. Donna Fraser, Director of Scholarships & Student Aid at firstname.lastname@example.org.