Young Jamaicans benefiting from Poverty Reduction Project

Ambassador Malgorzata Wasilewska, head of the European Union Delegation to Jamaica(second right), and Dr Bernd von Muenchow-Pohl, ambassador of the Federal Republic of Germany to Jamaica(right), chat with Poverty Reduction Project beneficiary, Andrew Hinds (second left) and Auto Gay Rowe at the European Union Forum for Solutions for Youth Unemployment, Internship, and Volunteerism at the Mona Visitors’ Lodge, The University of the West Indies, yesterday.
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Friday, January 11, 2019 - 9:45am
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Three hundred young people have benefited from the Jamaica Social Investment Fund Poverty Reduction Project (JSIF-PRP) tertiary and vocational scholarships programme since its implementation in 2015.Managing Director of the JSIF Omar Sweeney, while speaking at the European Union Forum for Solutions for Youth Unemployment, Internship, and Volunteerism at the Mona Visitors' Lodge, The University of the West Indies, yesterday, said that under the project, the JSIF had invested approximately $82 million.