Cheer Fair was vibes! 

Heroes is proud to have partnered with the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) Trinidad and Tobago Country Office and U-Report Trinidad and Tobago for Cheer Fair 2022.

Cheer Fair offered fun, engaging virtual and physical activities focused on digital and progressive areas for the entire family.  This year’s activities covered Gender Equality, Climate Change and the Blue Economy, Health, Water, Housing, Digital Transformation, and Transportation.

We were happy to get dozens of young people registered with U-Report Trinidad and Tobago at Cheer Fair as well!  U-Report is a digital tool that allows children and youth to share their views and opinions on issues important to them.  That information is then used to influence Government decision-making and policies.

Thanks to the IDB team for yet another amazing event, to all the young people who signed up for U-Report, to the exhibitors who showed us cool and innovative things, AND for all the goodies 😉

IDB Country Representative for Trinidad and Tobago, Carina Cockburn, notes, “This Forum will allow leaders and experts to ensure that our development agenda meets the needs of one of our most important stakeholders – the youth.  Creating a sustainable future requires us to ensure that their voices and views guide our planning and decision making.”

See you next year at Cheer Fair!

From L to R: Heroes Foundation CEO and IDB Next Gen Board Member, Lawrence Arjoon; U-Report Youth Committee Member and Heroes G2G Councillor, Zachary Benjamin; Heroes G2G Chair, Zion Benjamin, Minister of Planning and Development, The Honourable Penelope Beckles; IDB Country Representative, Carina Cockburn; Heroes G2G Councillors, Carey Greaves, Jahiem Fraser, Hadara Ramsahai, Luke Leopold, Kevin Gonzales 

U-Report Coordinator, Camille Bethel, U-Report Youth Committee Member Jeremy Baptiste  

Visitors at the Heroes Foundation and U-Report Cheer Fair booth.

IDB Next Gen Board Member, Dawsher Charles at the Heroes Foundation and U-Report Cheer Fair booth.  

Visitors at the Heroes Foundation and U-Report Cheer Fair booth.  

Visitors at the Heroes Foundation and U-Report Cheer Fair booth.