Arima Mayor Balliram Maharaj visited his alma mater Arima Boys Government School yesterday and donated $10,000 towards school expenses.
He made the donation to Principal Kurt Flemming during a visit where he also spoke on the occasion of International Children's Day.
Mayor Maharaj urged the pupils to always aspire to higher heights.
The mayor's office says the donation came from the mayor's personal salary. The office says the mayor is enthusiastic about supporting the school's achievements in sport and academics.