Hundreds of children ages 12-18 marched through Spanish Town on Saturday morning, the occasion was the end of Children Game, which was put on by several churches to heal the mind of several children in inner city communities.
From as early as 8 o clock the children who were taken from areas such as Beacon Hill, St Johns Road, and Hampton Green were awarded after they successfully completed a six-week course where they were trained to be better people.
According to Sean Williams a whole Life Sports Ministry the aim of the exercise was to take the children who are unchurched and show them that through sound Christian principles and sports that their lives could be transformed to a worthwhile endeavor making them better for the future.
Several of the participants expressed thanks for the inaugural exercise and hope that it will continue. According to Chambers of Commerce president Dennis Robothom
the exercise is a sound one that will instill good habits into the participants and show them another way out.
"This gesture of the nine churches, giving the children a chance will work wonders as it will show them that they are still very good role models out there. It will heal their little minds."
As a way of displaying how the kids game will work, they were given sporting task such as football, cricket, printing and other games to make them a complete player.
The end of event also saw several talent pieces, a marching band and the handing over of cheques from First Caribbean to the participants. All in all it was a very good exercise, all participants were given certificates of participation.