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February 28, 2022

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) has awarded grants totaling USD $600,000 to nine private sector health organizations to support administration of COVID-19 vaccines across the island. The grants are designed to support the Ministry of Health & Wellness’ Outsourcing of Vaccination Administration Plan.

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February 25, 2022

The United States Government through the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) today launched a major new, joint initiative with the Ministry of National Security (MNS) to prevent youth crime and violence.

February 9, 2022

In celebration of  International Day of Women & Girls in Science 2022, we recently chatted with our very own Jannelle James who is the project management specialist for energy and the mission environment officer for USAID/Jamaica. In this male dominated field, Jannelle spoke about her journey and obstacles she faced as a female while pursuing her dream in engineering, science and energy.   

January 18, 2022

The youth from the volatile community of Jones Town and surrounding communities are set to benefit from a series of development and life skills training to help increase economic opportunities and reduce youth involvement in crime and violence. The training is being offered under the Hands and Hearts United project by the Jones Town/Craig Town Benevolent Society (JTCTBS) through funding by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID).

January 12, 2022

Through the USAID-funded Local Partner Development Activity, the objective of PYTP is to provide holistic and meaningful activities for young people in Jamaica in order to steer them away from a life of crime and violence.

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