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