Giving because I always get my blessing
After more than 20 years operating on the beach, Shaw-Gonzales has seen her fair share of hardships as well as good t
The Epworth rural feeder road in St Ann, which was rehabilitated at a cost of $109 million, was officially opened by Prime Minister Andrew Holness on Friday.
Work on the three-kilometre parochial road was spearheaded by the Jamaica Social Investment Fund (JSIF) with financing provided under the Caribbean Development Bank's (CDB) Basic Needs Trust Fund (BNTF).
Mona Sue Ho, senior manager at the Jamaica Social Investment Fund (JSIF), says the agency’s faith in small business people across various sectors from four parishes has been justified many times over, and the entrepreneurs’ success needs to be applauded and highlighted.
Sue Ho, was addressing attendees at the Government of Jamaica’s Integrated Community Development Project (ICDP) Enterprise Development award ceremony at the AC Hotel by Marriot in St Andrew on Thursday, April 6.
Alecia Robb never imagined that less than seven years after opening a business with her partner, Delano Christie, she would become the sole operator.
The couple operated D’s First Choice Ice-Cream and Pastries in Norwood, St James. Christie and the couple’s nine-month-old daughter were killed in a gun attack last November.
Robb was overcome with emotions last Thursday as the Jamaica Social Investment Fund (JSIF) honoured Christie, a beneficiary of the Integrated Community Development Project II (ICPD II), with a posthumous award.