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CURRENT IMPLEMENTING PARTNERS 2017 - 2021

 

CURRENT IMPLEMENTING PARTNERS 2017 - 2021

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Partners' List for Programme Cycle 2017 to 2021 

  1. Breds Foundation
    Lead Programme Section: Lifelong Learning 
    Partner Type: NGO
    About: Breds is a community-based organisation to foster community empowerment through programs designed to enhance the education, vocational training, recreation and livelihoods of Treasure Beach community members and to ensure the sustainability of the environment that nurtures the community.

  2. Office of the Children's Advocate
    Lead Programme Sections: Safety and Justice and Communication and Advocacy 
    Partner Type: GOV
    About:
    The Office of the Children’s Advocate is a Commission of Parliament mandated to enforce and protect the rights and best interests of children.  

  3. Eve for Life
    Lead Programme Section: Health Promotion
    Partner Type: NGO
    About: Eve for Life works to contribute to the Jamaica HIV response through innovative interventions that will prevent new infections and improve the quality of life of women and children living with or affected by HIV.  

  4. Ministry of Health - Family Health Department
    Lead Programme Section: Health Promotion
    Partner Type: GOV
    About: The Ministry of Health's mandate is to ensure the provision of quality health services and to promote healthy lifestyles and environmental practices in Jamaica. 

  5. Ministry of Health - HIV Prevention Programme
    Lead Programme Section: Health Promotion
    Partner Type: GOV
    About: The Ministry of Health's mandate is to ensure the provision of quality health services and to promote healthy lifestyles and environmental practices in Jamaica. 

  6. Ministry of Education - Youth and Information
    Lead Programme Section: Lifelong Learning
    Partner Type: GOV
    About: The Ministry of Education's mandate is to provide quality care and education in an innovative, inclusive and enabling environment thereby creating socially conscious and productive Jamaicans. 

  7. West Indies Cricket Board
    Lead Programme Section: Safety and Justice
    Partner Type: NGO
    About: The West Indies Cricket Board is the governing body for professional and amateur cricket in the West Indies. 

  8. Special Olympics
    Lead Programme Section: Lifelong Learning
    Partner Type: NGO
    About: Special Olympics is a global organization that serves athletes with intellectual disabilities working with hundreds of thousands of volunteers and coaches each year. 

  9. Children of Faith
    Lead Programme Section: Health Promotion
    Partner Type: NGO
    About: Children of Faith was designed to meet the needs of orphans and other vulnerable children. Since their inception in 1999, they have assisted over 4000 children.

  10. National Family Planning Board
    Lead Programme Section: Health Promotion
    Partner Type: GOV
    About: The National Family Planning Board works to provide guidance, leadership and advocacy and implementation of quality equitable sexual health education and services to enable all Jamaicans to achieve optimal sexual health outcomes throughout their life course. 

  11. Fight for Peace
    Lead Programme Section: Lifelong Learning
    Partner Type: NGO
    About: In 2015, Fight for Peace began a new programme in Kingston, Jamaica which brings together a network of community based organisations and multi-sector stakeholders to collaborate on youth violence reduction programming in key hot spot communities. The programme uses boxing and martial arts combined with education and personal development to realize the potential of young people in communities affected by crime and violence.

  12. Jamaicans for Justice
    Lead Programme Section: Communication and Advocacy
    Partner Type: NGO
    About: Jamaicans for Justice (JFJ) is a non-profit, non-partisan, non-violent citizens’ rights action organisation that advocates for good governance and improvements in state accountability and transparency. 

  13. Ministry of Justice
    Lead Programme Section: Safety and Justice 
    Partner Type: GOV
    About: The Ministry of Justice is the lead administrator of Justice in Jamaica and therefore administers legislation, delivers justice services, and provides policy support and analysis on justice issues. 

  14. Peace Management Initiative
    Lead Programme Section: Safety and Justice
    Partner Type: NGO
    About: The Peace Management Initiative was established in 2002 and uses alternative dispute resolution methodologies to treat community-based violence in Jamaica. 

  15. Digicel Foundation
    Lead Programme Section: Communication and Advocacy
    Partner Type: NGO
    About: Digital Foundation works to mobilize and distribute resources across Jamaican communities to improve education at the early childhood and primary school levels, increase access and opportunities for persons with special needs and stimulate sustainable entrepreneurial activity. 

  16. Food for the Poor
    Lead Programme Section: Lifelong Learning
    Partner Type: NGO
    About: Food For The Poor-Jamaica is the largest charity organization in Jamaica. It works to improve the health, economic, social and spiritual conditions of the men, women and children through emergency relief aid and programmes in the areas of housing, food, medical, water, sanitation, education, agriculture, outreach and micro-enterprise.



 

 

 

 

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