Building a community of healing and hope.

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David's Musings

In my last blog I shared about Youth Reaching Youth (YRY) and our hopes to house this ministry at Number 7. We also look forward to expanding our Skills and Vocational Training and Development program at this site.

In an on-going program we have partnered with the Human Employment And Resource Training (HEART/NTA) arm of the Government of Jamaica in providing skills training and accredited certification for YRY students and adult community residents in the areas of – Customer Service; Data Entry; Soft Furnishings; Dry Wall Partitioning; Tiling and Drapery Making.  HEART/NTA provides trainers and training and we provide the physical space needed for training.

Our most recent offerings (over the last six months) were in the areas of Tiling and Dry Wall Partitioning. Below are pictures

Dry WallTiling

In a climate of rampant unemployment, lack of skills and weak educational achievement, there is seedbed for crime and violence. We have had…

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