Miss World 2019, Toni-Ann Singh was inducted as an Ambassador of the Governor-General’s prestigious ‘I Believe Initiative’ (IBI) Programme. The induction and pinning ceremony, was conducted by the Governor General in a Courtesy Call at King’s House on Monday, December 23rd.
His Excellency Sir Patrick Allen noted that Miss Singh was fit to represent the service oriented initiative owning to the nature of her voluntary project at the Women’s Centre Foundation in St. Thomas.
Toni-Ann, who read the IBI Declaration was pinned by Her Excellency Lady Allen. Following her pinning, His Excellency encouraged Toni-Ann to keep the spirit of Jamaica alive and also the principles taught by her parents. The Governor General also wished Toni-Ann success during her reign.
The IBI’s mandate “using what is right with Jamaica to fix what is wrong with Jamaica” is actioned through Miss Singh’s passion and commitment to provide young mothers with the support, resources and direction to not only navigate motherhood, but to do so whilst continuing the pursuit of their education.
IBI Ambassadorship is awarded on the basis of impactful service to community and volunteerism.
Written by: Alex V. Sterling