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  • Request For Proposals: Consultancy Firm to establish school and Community Environmental Programme in ICDP communities

    The Jamaica Social Investment Fund seeks a suitably qualified Consultancy Firm to develop and implement a comprehensive community and school environmental promotional programme in ten (10) communities in Kingston, St. Andrew and St. Catherine. The proposed programme will include development and submission of a sustainable community recycling and composting plan to JSIF; conducting community environmental awareness workshops; execution of a plastic bottle drive in all project communities; conducting various types of community and school competitions; establishing community gardens; developing school environmental programme including environmental clubs and monitoring, evaluating and reporting on project activities.

    Collection Period: 
    Wednesday, November 22, 2017 - 8:30am to Wednesday, December 6, 2017 - 4:45pm
  • Best Practices Symposium 2017

    Development specialists from government and non-government agencies across Jamaica will gather for the second annual National Best Practice Symposium For Community Development on November 22, 2017 in Kingston.

    Event Date: 
    Wednesday, November 22, 2017
    Venue: 
    Jamaica Pegasus Hotel; 81 Knutsford Boulevard; Kgn.5
    JSIF Representative: 
    Omar Sweeney
  • Invitation for Prequalification-Rose Town Integrated Infrastructure Project

    The Jamaica Social Investment Fund intends to prequalify Civil Works Contractors registered with the National Contracts Commission (NCC) in the category “Grade 1 in “Pipe Laying” and/or “Civil Engineering” and/or “General Road Works” for the Rose Town Integrated Infrastructure Project in St. Andrew.

    Bid Number: 
    7862
    Collection Period: 
    Wednesday, November 15, 2017 - 8:30am to Monday, December 18, 2017 - 4:45pm
  • Handing over ceremony for the Trenail District Water Supply Completion project

    The  handing over ceremony for the Trenail District Water Supply Completion project, will be held on Thursday, December 7, 2017 at 11:00a.m at the Tank site in Maggoty, St. Elizabeth.

    Event Date: 
    Thursday, December 7, 2017
    Venue: 
    Tank site in Maggoty, St. Elizabeth
    JSIF Representative: 
    Mr. Omar Sweeney
  • Handing over ceremony for Bottom Bonnett Road Rehabilitation Project

    The handing over ceremony for Bottom Bonnett Road Rehabilitation Project will be held at the Pentecostal City Mission Church in Middle Bonnett St. Catherine, on Thursday, November 23, 2017 at 2:00p.m.

    Event Date: 
    Thursday, November 23, 2017
    Venue: 
    Pentecostal City Mission Church; Middle Bonnett; St. Catherine
    JSIF Representative: 
    Mr. Omar Sweeney
  • Handing over ceremony: Discovery Bay All Age School

    The handing over ceremony for the Discovery Bay All Age School Rehabilitation and Expansion project will be held on the school's premises, on  Wednesday, November 22, 2017 at 11:00a.m.

    Event Date: 
    Wednesday, November 22, 2017
    Venue: 
    Discovery Bay; St. Ann
    JSIF Representative: 
    Mr. Omar Sweeney
  • More than 250 Youth Trained and Certified

    National Coordinator of the Housing, Opportunities, Production and Employment (HOPE) Programme, Lieutenant Colonel Martin Rickman (left) presents Nickoy Davis with a trophy for being the Top Performing Male at the graduation ceremony for participants in the Alternative Livelihood Skills Development programme held at the Chinese Benevolent Association of Jamaica on Old Hope Road on Thursday (October 26). The training programme is a component of JSIF’s US$42 million Integrated Community Development Project (ICDP).
    Date Published: 
    Tuesday, October 31, 2017 - 8:30am
    News Detail: 

    More than 250 young people have received certification in various skill areas, having successfully completed training under the Alternative Livelihood Skills Development programme.
    The programme is a component of the Jamaica Social Investment Fund’s (JSIF) US$42 million Integrated Community Development Project (ICDP).

  • More money for poverty reduction trust fund

    Date Published: 
    Friday, October 20, 2017 - 10:30am
    News Detail: 

    Jamaica stands to benefit from an increased outlay of funds from the Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) under the ninth cycle of the Jamaica Social Investment Fund-implemented Basic Needs Trust Fund (BNTF), says Daniel Best, director of the CDB's projects department.

  • Jamaica to benefit from US$7.52-m grant funding

    Finance Minister Audley Shaw (centre) greets director, Projects Department, Caribbean Development Bank, Daniel Best at the national project launch of phase nine of the Basic Needs Trust Fund (BNTF) programme held at the Courtyard Marriott hotel in New Kingston yesterday. Looking on is Jamaica Social Investment Fund Managing Director Omar Sweeney.
    Date Published: 
    Wednesday, October 18, 2017 - 10:30am
    News Detail: 

    Jamaica is set to benefit from an initial US$7.52 million in grant funding under the ninth cycle of the Caribbean Development Bank's (CDB) Basic Needs Trust Fund (BNTF 9).The money will go towards education, transportation, enterprise development, and water and sanitation, through projects implemented by the Jamaica Social Investment Fund (JSIF).

  • Hundreds of inner-city residents receive birth certificates through JSIF initiative

    Date Published: 
    Wednesday, September 27, 2017 - 3:00pm
    News Detail: 

    More than 1,300 people from several inner-city communities have received birth certificates under a joint initiative between the Registrar General's Department (RGD) and the Jamaica Social Investment Fund (JSIF) through its Operation Certification programme.
    Launched in January of this year, the programme aims to assist at-risk youth, aged 15 to 29, across 18 participating Integrated Community Development Project (ICDP) communities to obtain their birth certificates as an initial step in integrating them into society.

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