The YWOP and YMOP programs, led by Lanisia Rhoden, give young people the tools they need to realize their maximum potential. The attendees of this year’s R.E.A.P. conference were inspired and equipped with resources they can use to achieve their goals.
Receiving knowledge through reading is one of the greatest adventures a society can take. Reading is fundamental to sustainable development. The BIAJ is on a mission to find and award literacy heroes across Jamaica.
Students from Trench Town who go to Charlie Smith High School form the thirty student cohort of the Local Partner Development Programme put on by USAID and Sterling Asset Management. The Agents for Transformation Project. After-school Math and English classes commenced in October 2022.
Through Culture Clubs, the JCDC teamed with the Bureau of Gender Affairs to host their annual Culture Clubs. The initiative launched on November 22 and ends on November 25.
In Jamaica, it is everyone’s job to stop violence. We must do what it takes to make our community less violent. Simple things like noticing and helping people who have been hurt by domestic violence go a long way. Communication is important, and we shouldn’t be afraid of it.
Through its Care for Kids Scholarship programme, Sandals Foundation through the support of their parent company Sandals & Beaches Resorts have awarded US$60,000 in Scholarships. The scholarships have been awarded across the Caribbean to students who are pursuing undergraduate degrees in a variety of disciplines.
The longstanding partnership between the European Union and Jamaica was recently underscored with the largest Jamaican cohort to be awarded with the Erasmus Mundus Scholarships. These scholars will complete their programme of studies at universities throughout Europe.
Under the Ministry of Education Adopt-A-School Programme, Savanna-la-Mar Primary School is set to benefit from US $10,000 per annum financial assistance over the next two years.
The opportunity of wards of the state exiting State care received a boost, as they will be provided with funding from the CPFSA to support their tertiary education. Several partners have collaborated to make this opportunity possible.
The BGLC Tertiary Education Grant for the 2022/2023 academic year is now available to full-time first to fourth-year undergraduates, no older than 26 years, who are enrolled at an accredited local tertiary institution.