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Salt Spring Gets Community Park

The community of Salt Spring in St.

Salt Spring Gets Community Park

Submitted by eccoordinator on May 16

The community of Salt Spring in St. James now has a community park where residents can gather for recreation, physical activity and to socialise in a pleasant atmosphere.

The green space was provided by the Jamaica Social Investment Fund (JSIF) at a cost of $4 million under the agency’s Integrated Community Development Project II (ICDP II).

Salt Spring Gets Community Park

Minister of State in the Office of the Prime Minister, Hon. Homer Davis, (second from left) motions to the newly opened Salt Spring Community Park in St. James, which was handed over by the Jamaica Social Investment Fund (JSIF) to residents on Thursday (May 12). Sharing in the moment are (from left) Head of Cooperation , Delegation of the European Union (EU), Aniceto Rodriguez Ruiz; Member of Parliament for Central St. James, Heroy Clarke; Chairman of the Salt Spring Primary and Infant School Board, Faith Clemmings; Managing Director of JSIF, Omar Sweeney; and Commander of the St. James Police Division – Jamaica Constabulary Force (JCF) , Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Vernon Ellis.
May 13, 2022
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The community of Salt Spring in St. James now has a community park where residents can gather for recreation, physical activity and to socialize in a pleasant atmosphere.

The green space was provided by the Jamaica Social Investment Fund (JSIF) at a cost of $4 million under the agency’s Integrated Community Development Project II (ICDP II).

Troy farmers to benefit from $106-m road projects

From left: Deputy Mayor of Falmouth Donovan White; Lavern Morris, superintendent of road and work at the Trelawny Mun

Troy farmers to benefit from $106-m road projects

From left: Deputy Mayor of Falmouth Donovan White; Lavern Morris, superintendent of road and work at the Trelawny Municipal Corporation; Councillor Garth Wilkinson (People’s National Party, Falmouth Division); Mayor of Falmouth Councillor C Junior Gager; general manager of finance and procurement at JSIF Orville Hill; Daintyann Barrett Smith, project manager at JSIF; president of the Troy Community Development Committee (CDC) Kedon Glaves; Aubyn Green, zone team leader at the National Water Commission; and Councillor Jonathan Bartley (Jamaica Labour Party, Wakefield Division) participate in the ribbon-cutting exercise during the handing over of the rehabilitated Common Road in Troy on May 3, 2022.
May 05, 2022
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Two road rehabilitation projects, funded mainly by the Caribbean Development Bank's Basic Needs Trust Fund 9th programme (BNTF-9th), at a combined cost of roughly $106 million in Common Road and Starapple Lane, both in Troy, Trelawny, have been described by residents as “the best thing to have ever happened in the respective communities.”

The Common Road project was funded at a cost of $67.3 million, with a contribution of $2.8 million from community members, while the Starapple Lane project was done at a cost of $39.1million, including $1.4 million in community contribution. The projects were facilitated by the Jamaica Social Investment Fund (JSIF).

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Omar Sweeney, managing director, Jamaica Social Investment Fund, unveils a cheque which was presented to the August T

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