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  • Church Pen Drainage Improvement Project (Package 1& 2)

    The Jamaica Social Investment Fund now invites sealed bids from eligible and qualified bidders for the Church Pen Drainage Improvement Project (Package1and 2). The scope of works includes but is not limited to the widening of 55 m2 of existing roadway, demolition of 49 m3 of existing drainage and box culvert, construction of detour road, rip-rap cross drain, temporary earth mound, gabion basket, u-drain and footbridge.
    Construction period is Six (6) months.
    Bidders may bid on either or both Packages.

    Bid Number: 
    7916
    7917
    Collection Period: 
    Friday, January 12, 2018 - 8:30am to Friday, February 16, 2018 - 4:45pm
  • Consultancy Firm to conduct Environmental Monitoring and Testing

    The Jamaica Social Investment Fund seeks a suitably qualified consultancy firm to conduct Environmental Monitoring and Testing (Phase 2).

    Collection Period: 
    Monday, January 15, 2018 - 8:30am to Tuesday, February 6, 2018 - 4:45pm
  • Procurement for the Supply of Tyre Shredders for the National Solid Waste Management Authority

    Jamaica Social Investment Fund now invites sealed bids from eligible bidders for the ICDP - Procurement for the Supply of Two (2) Tyre Shredders for the National Solid Waste Management Authority. The scope of works involves the supply and delivery on site of:1. Two (2) tyre shredders in accordance with the Technical Specification in the bidding document.2. Provision of Training for NWSMA Staff who will use the machines3. Provision of maintenance services for 24 months.4. The delivery/installation period is Four (4) months.

    Bid Number: 
    918
    Collection Period: 
    Tuesday, January 16, 2018 - 8:30am to Tuesday, February 6, 2018 - 4:45pm
  • Procurement of Two Plastic Bottle Balers. For the National Solid Waste Management Authority

    The Jamaica Social Investment Fund now invites sealed bids from eligible bidders for the ICDP - Procurement of Two Plastic Bottle Balers. For the National Solid Waste Management Authority (NSWMA). The scope of works involves the supply and delivery on site of: Two Plastic Bottle Balers. The delivery/installation period is Six (6) months.

    Bid Number: 
    7915
    Collection Period: 
    Tuesday, January 9, 2018 - 8:30am to Monday, January 22, 2018 - 4:45pm
  • Omario beating the odds with help from NCBIC

    Omario Thorpe (second left) poses for a photo after receiving a new laptop and $150,000 towards tuition from NCB Insurance Company with (from left): Christopher Vendryes, manager, Bancassurance, NCB Insurance Company; Beverly Stewart, co-chair, Jamaica Social Investment Fund (JSIF), Staff Outreach Committee, and Rudyard Williams, JSIF project manager.
    Date Published: 
    Thursday, January 4, 2018 - 9:00am
    News Detail: 

    Having grown up at the Jamaica Christian Boys Home in Kingston for the last 16 years, he never thought he would be among the infinitesimal percentage of boys to successfully matriculate to university from high school. 
    But, at 18 years old, completing his first year as an accounting major at The University of the West Indies, Mona, Thorpe's dream of becoming an actuarial scientist is highly probable. This is, in part, courtesy of the NCB Insurance Company (NCBIC), which has raised the stakes.

  • Water supply system put into service in St Elizabeth

    News Detail: 

    The Trenail Water Supply System in Maggoty, St Elizabeth, was officially commissioned into service in the district on Thursday.
    The project, which was completed at a cost of $24.8 million, will directly benefit the 3,400 residents of Trenail, Retirement, Hominy Hall, Bethsalem and Maroon Town. 
    At the commissioning and handing over ceremony, Managing Director of the Jamaica Social Investment Fund (JSIF), Omar Sweeney, said the organisation along with the Government is committed to the development of the quality of life of citizens in Jamaica.

  • Franklin Town finds sweet formula for peace

    Date Published: 
    Tuesday, December 12, 2017 - 12:00pm
    News Detail: 

    When the community of Franklin Town was going through a period of unrest in 2007, Veda Fagan and other members of the community felt like the area needed an association that would spur peace.

  • Construction industry members urged to ensure quality of buildings

    Managing Director of the Jamaica Social Investment Fund (JSIF), Omar Sweeney, addresses Construction Conference hosted by JSIF at the Mona Visitors' Lodge, in St Andrew, on December 5.
    Date Published: 
    Tuesday, December 12, 2017 - 11:30am
    News Detail: 

    Managing Director of the Jamaica Social Investment Fund (JSIF), Omar Sweeney, is encouraging members of the construction industry to continue to ensure that quality buildings are constructed across the island.
    Speaking at a Construction Conference hosted by JSIF at Mona Visitors' Lodge in St Andrew on December 5, he noted that the quality of construction projects being executed, especially those done in partnership with JSIF, have been of good quality, and if members of the construction industry continue on this path, the country will be able to achieve its national goals regarding improvements in infrastructure.

  • JSIF Quiz Hailed for Improving Science and Maths Scores

    Principal, Maxfield Park Primary School, Beverley Gallimore-Vernon (right), shares the successes of her students from participating in the Jamaica Social Investment Fund (JSIF) science quiz last year. She was speaking at the recent launch of the competition at JSIF’s Oxford Road offices in Kingston. Also pictured is President, Jamaica Institution of Engineers (JIE), Dwight Ricketts.
    Date Published: 
    Friday, December 1, 2017 - 4:30am
    News Detail: 

    Primary school principals are hailing the Jamaica Social Investment Fund’s (JSIF) science quiz competition, noting that the intervention is resulting in improved passes in science and mathematics.Speaking to JIS News at a ceremony to officially launch the competition at JSIF’s Oxford Road offices in Kingston recently, Maxfield Park Primary School Principal, Beverley Gallimore-Vernon, said exposure to the competition resulted in better Grade Six Achievement Test (GSAT) scores last year.

  • JSIF positioning rural communities to benefit from tourism

    Date Published: 
    Wednesday, November 29, 2017 - 10:00am
    News Detail: 

    Tourism Specialist at the Jamaica Social Investment Fund (JSIF),Beverly Stewart, says the agency, through its Rural Economic Development Initiative (REDI), is empowering Jamaicans to capitalize on the prospects in community-based tourism.

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