As is customary, the month of May is being observed as Child Month and the KSAC is saddened to note that in the past 3 years, over 200 children have died under tragic circumstances. We want to recognize the Scotia Foundation for updating the names of these children, at the monument for children at the Secret Gardens – a reminder of the grave problem facing the country.
Source:: Child Month 2016
The St. Tetle Amanot Early Childhood Learning Centre in Taylor Lands, Bull Bay in St. Andrew, has been selected by the Kingston and St. Andrew Corporation (KSAC) as its 2016 Labour Day project on May 23.
Labour Day 2016 is being observed under the theme: ‘For Health’s Sake, Keep It Clean’.
Source:: Labour Day 2016
Portmore, St Catherine, now has the benefit of 100 mosquito-repelling neem trees, thanks to The JMMB Group. The financial entity partnered with the Forestry Department, the Portmore Municipal Council and residents this past Earth Day – April 22 – to make it a reality. Continue reading at the Gleaner website
The St. Thomas Local Sustainable Development ( STLSDP) is a tool by which residents of St. Thomas are encouraged to actively participate in the planning and sustainable development of the parish. The basic objective of the Plan is to provide an improved quality of life for the residents by creating a parish of choice to live, raise families and do business.
The Clarendon Parish Council’s Director of Planning, Nickala Thompson and Community Programmes Coordinator, Ramona Lawson were among a six-member Jamaican delegation which participated in the recently concluded Caribbean Urban Forum (CUF).