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It was a beautiful day on March 5th 2007 and the official launch of the Digicel Foundation Haiti was drawing to a close. The Foundation had been inaugurated at a special ceremony to mark the completion of the Foundation's first project, the rebuilding in record time of the Ecole Mixte Lageho (a primary school in the hurricane ravaged Pont Janvier rural community of Thomazeau), thanks primarily to the combined efforts of Digicel staff and local community members. Denis O'Brien (Digicel Group Founder / Chairman and Patron of the Digicel Foundation) was joined at the ceremony by the Prime Minister of Haiti, Mr. Jacques Edouard Alexis, and by Mr. Gebriel Bien-Amie, Haiti's Minister of Education, to officially open the newly rebuilt and fully furnished primary school.
Cooney, T.: Digicel Foundation (Haiti) in Henry, C. (ed) Ernst & Young Irish Entrepreneur of the Year, Vol. 2, 2007.