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Jamaica

For years Jamaica has been battling with a sluggish economy coupled with low growth rates, all while struggling to combat severe poverty, especially in rural areas. Many families lack access to running water and electricity in rural areas and housing remains a critical need in both rural and urban areas. Many Kingston migrants find themselves homeless after relocating to the city to find work. Jamaica continues to experience high rates of poverty, violent crime and unemployment.

What We Do

  • Build early childhood schools
  • Provide school furniture, computers, supplies, scholarships and teacher training
  • Build homes
  • Ship and distribute pharmaceuticals, medical supplies and medical machinery
  • Livelihood and income-generating projects

Projects

Pedro Plains Infant School
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Salt Marsh Infant School
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Bogue Hill Infant School
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Spicy Hill Basic School
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Kinloss Infant School
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Triumphant Basic School
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Impact

  • Built 26 early childhood education schools across Jamaica
  • Trained early childhood teachers to improve education across Jamaica
  • Provided tertiary scholarships, 186 computers, and 700 chairs and desks for students
  • shipped $21,000,000 worth of medicines, educational supplies, computers, books
  • Provided support for vocational training programs in landscaping, barbering and sewing
  • Provided 2 Dialysis machines and supplies to Jamaica Kidney Kids Foundation
  • Provided an ophthalmology machine for an eye clinic in Jamaica
  • Provided an ambulance for a hospital in Jamaica

Gifts of Hope