JSIF supports 32 businesses in Salt Spring

Thirty micro-business operators in the Salt Spring community of this western Jamaica city are now looking tow

SIF supports 32 businesses in Salt Spring

Omar Sweeney, Managing Director of the JSIF (3rd left); Mr. Heroy Clarke - Member of Parliament, St. James Central (2nd right); Councillor Joshua Cummings (1st right) present the cheque for J$5,850 to entrepreneurs (back row) in Salt Spring St. James.
March 27, 2022
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 Thirty micro-business operators in the Salt Spring community of this western Jamaica city are now looking towards brighter days after receiving development grants through the second phase of Jamaica Social Investment Fund's (JSIF) Integrated Community Development Project.

Speaking at the launch of the project on Friday, managing director of JSIF Omar Sweeney shared that a total of $5,850,000 is being invested in Salt Spring business operators as a way of building the community's economy.

Citizens Welcome Newly Refurbished Franklyn Town Police Station

The Minister of National Security – Dr.

Citizens Welcome Newly Refurbished Franklyn Town Police Station

The Ribbon-Cutting Exercise of the newly rehabilitated Franklyn Town Police Station took place recently at the handing-over ceremony. Participating in the exercise were; the Honourable Horace Chang, Deputy Prime Minister of Jamaica & Minister of National Security, Honourable Zavia Mayne, Minister-Of-State – Ministry of National Security, Courtney Williams, Permanent Secretary – Ministry of National Security, Major General Antony Anderson, Commissioner of Police, Dr. Wayne Henry- Chairman of the JSIF, Head of Cooperation, Delegation of the European Union to Jamaica, Omar Sweeney, Managing Director of JSIF, Donovan Williams, Member of Parliament – Central Kingston, Assistant Commissioner of Police Donovan Graham and Superintendent of Police Tomielee Chambers. The Franklyn Town Police Station was rehabilitated under the Poverty Reduction Programme (PRP), which was implemented by the Jamaica Social Investment Fund through grant funding from the European Union.
March 16, 2022
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The  Commissioner of Police, Major General Antony Anderson joined other government officials at the official handing-over ceremony of the newly refurbished Franklyn Town Police Station. 

During his address to the Franklyn Town residents and the local police, Major General Anderson expressed his continued support for projects like these. The refurbishing of the Franklyn Town Police Station was facilitated by the Jamaica Social Investment Fund and the European Union. According to Anderson, this latest project was in keeping with the JCF’s vision of having all police stations rebuilt or refurbished to provide modern, fit-for-purpose spaces for the policemen and women of the Constabulary as well as the people they serve.

Growth & Jobs | Community enterprises get $50m support

Minister of Industry, Investment and Commerce, Senator Aubyn Hill, addresses guests at the official launch of the ICDP II Enterprise Development Grant Project Cycle 2, which will directly benefit 53,234 residents in 8 vulnerable communities across Jamaica.
March 15, 2022
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Approximately 200 micro and small enterprises in eight marginalized communities are set to benefit from grant support totalling $50 million. This, under the Government’s Integrated Community Development Project Phase 2 (ICDP II) being implemented by the Jamaica Social Investment Fund (JSIF).

This will be facilitated under the ICDP II Enterprise Development Grant Project Cycle 2, which will directly benefit 53,234 residents in August Town, Denham Town, and Greenwich Town in Kingston and St Andrew; Treadlight in Clarendon; and Anchovy, Mount Salem, Norwood, and Salt Spring in St James.

$50m to Support Community Enterprises

Minister of Industry, Investment and Commerce, Senator the Hon.

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