Ground Broken for Safe Passage Project at Roehampton Primary in St. James

Minister of State in the Office of the Prime Minister, Hon. Homer Davis (fifth from left), breaks ground for the implementation of the Jamaica Social Investment Fund (JSIF) Safe Passage Project at the Roehampton Primary School in St. James on July 28. Also participating are (from left) Acting Commander of the St. James Police Division, Superintendent Carlos Russell; Board Chairperson at Roehampton Primary , Francine Lawrence; Principal of Roehampton Primary, Dane Julius; Head Boy at Roehampton Primary, Tyrese Clayton; Senior Manager of Social Development at JSIF, Mona Sue Ho; Head Girl at Roehampton Primary, Yahniel McIntyre; Regional Director at the Ministry of Education, Youth and Information – Region Four, Dr. Michelle Pinnock and Founder of Odell Allen Construction, Odell Allen.
July 29, 2022
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The Jamaica Social Investment Fund (JSIF) officially broke ground for implementation of the Safe Passage Project at the Roehampton Primary School in St. James, on Thursday (July 28).

The project is being funded by the Government at a cost of $20 million and is expected to be completed in October of this year.

The Safe Passage Project aims to provide a safe environment for students as they traverse specific streets and bus stops that are surrounding, near to or on school campuses, as well as comprehensive public education and road-safety programmes to include staff, students and residents.