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  • REDI Programme Successfully Completed

    Managing Director of the Jamaica Social Investment Fund (JSIF) Omar Sweeney, addressing Executives from the World Bank, farmers and other stakeholders in St. Ann on September 15, 2017.
    Date Published: 
    Tuesday, September 19, 2017 - 9:00am
    News Detail: 

    Managing Director of the Jamaica Social Investment Fund (JSIF) Omar Sweeney says the World Bank- funded US$15 million, Rural Economic Development Initiative (REDI) has been successfully completed.“
    The REDI ….exceeded most of its targets for improving market access for micro and small-scale rural producers, as well as the tourism product and service providers,” he said.

  • Invitation for Prequalification- Canaan Heights 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 “Civil Engineering” and/or “General Road Works,” for the Canaan Heights Integrated Infrastructure Project in Clarendon.

    Bid Number: 
    7760
    Collection Period: 
    Wednesday, September 6, 2017 - 8:30am to Thursday, October 5, 2017 - 1:00pm
  • JSIF assisting Mount Salem residents to get official documents

    Omar Sweeney, Managing Director of the Jamaica Social Investment Fund (JSIF)
    Date Published: 
    Tuesday, September 12, 2017 - 10:00am
    News Detail: 

    Omar Sweeney, Managing Director of the Jamaica Social Investment Fund (JSIF), has said the organisation will continue to assist residents of Mount Salem in St. James to obtain official documents which will allow them to apply for Government-issued identification.    
    The organisation was asked to host a fair over the weekend to assist persons in the Zone of Special Operations to acquire the documents. 

  • Request for Expressions of Interest for Disaster Risk Reduction Specialist

    The Jamaica Social Investment Fund seeks a suitably qualified individual Consultant to provide services under the Disaster Risk Reduction Consultancy.

    Collection Period: 
    Monday, September 11, 2017 - 8:30am to Tuesday, September 26, 2017 - 5:00pm
  • Invitation for Prequalification: 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 “Civil Engineering” and/or “Pipe Laying” for the Retirement Integrated Infrastructure Project in St. James; Denham Town Integrated Infrastructure Project in Kingston and Greenwich Town Integrated Infrastructure Project in Kingston.

    Bid Number: 
    7695
    7709
    7710
    Collection Period: 
    Wednesday, September 13, 2017 - 8:30am to Tuesday, October 10, 2017 - 4:45pm
  • Consultancy Firm for Country Project Framework, Country Project Completion Reports & Impact Assessment for BNTF Programme

    The Jamaica Social Investment Fund seeks a suitably qualified Consultancy Firm to undertake a Consultancy for Country Project Framework, Country Project Completion Reports and Impact Assessment for the Basic Needs Trust Fund (BNTF).

    Collection Period: 
    Wednesday, September 6, 2017 - 8:30am to Thursday, September 21, 2017 - 5:00pm
  • JSIF summer camp closes with a bang

    Dufton 'Duffy' Shepherd interacts with summer campers at the Karl Henrickson Auditorium at Jamaica College.
    Date Published: 
    Monday, August 21, 2017 - 9:00am
    News Detail: 

    Hundreds of youngsters who were engaged in a range of activities over the past weeks were feted during the recent West Kingston Summer Camp closing ceremony inside the Karl Hendrickson Auditorium at Jamaica College.
    The event featured vibrant performances by summer camp beneficiaries from Denham Town, Fletcher's Land, Hannah Town, and Tivoli Gardens. 
    Approximately 500 youth between the ages of six and 24 benefited from the camp, one of several staged across the island and sponsored to the tune of $3 million by the Jamaica Social Investment Fund (JSIF) and its Integrated Community Development Project (ICDP).

  • Web Application Developer

    The Jamaica Social Investment Fund seeks to hire a suitably qualified person for the position of Web Application Developer.

  • Change in global tourism industry a plus for Jamaica, says consultant

    KARWACKI… the global shift to a more community-centred tourism product can have a big impact on Jamaica.
    Date Published: 
    Wednesday, August 9, 2017 - 9:30am
    News Detail: 

    INTERNATIONAL trends have shown a shift in the world tourism market from “mass tourism” to a preference for a more community-centred visitor experience, according to tourism consultant Judy Karwacki.
    Jamaica, through the now concluded REDI project, under which the development of the community-based tourism policy and its strategy framework fell, is ahead of the curve based on the various community projects it implemented during its seven years of existence. 
    In addition to developing the National Community Tourism Policy and Strategy in 2015, the Jamaica Social Investment Fund REDI initiative also invested in eight community tourism enterprises, such as the Charles Town Maroons in Portland and the Southern Trelawny Environmental Agency-managed Cockpit Country Adventure Tours in Trelawny.

  • Change in global Tourism Industry a plus for Jamaica

    INTERNATIONAL trends have shown a shift in the world tourism market from “mass tourism” to a preference for a more community-centred visitor experience, according to tourism consultant Judy Karwacki.
    August 09, 2017
    Date Published: 
    Wednesday, August 9, 2017 - 8:00am
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