This page highlights projects completed by Jah Works teams. Check back often as more projects get added.
Summer 2018 – At the beginning of the year, our leadership team decided to make more effort to connect with those in our hometown that are already giving back, so we can celebrate and support them in the work they do. A little about our community: we are headquartered in the Piedmont Triad region of North … Continue reading Giving Back in the Piedmont Triad
When you aren’t beach-side with a cool, tropical drink in your hand in Jamaica, it can be unbearably hot. Read on about how the Project Re3 team stepped up to the challenge to ensure that eight families had access to clean water…
April 2017 – Within the center of Bluefields is the Community Center, which under the watchful eye of the Bluefields People’s Community Association (BPCA), has become a hub for creating income and educational support to many, with a focus on economic and ecologic sustainability. The Community Center building and grounds are used for educational workshops … Continue reading Refurbish the Bluefields Boardwalk
October 2017 – Mrs. Myrtella Lawson, aka Ms. Myrty, is happy because after 85 years of living in the same place, she now has a bathroom with a toilet, shower and sink. Prior to this new construction, she used a pit toilet outhouse, which was also utilized by many in the community. Part of the … Continue reading First Septic System in Mt. Airy
The basic school, opened in the fall of 2014, serves children age 3-5 within Bluefields. Jah Works partnered with the community to install a rainwater catchment system at the school.
August 2012 – Sandra, a single mom, and her three boys lived here, although many times one or two of the boys would stay with relatives due to the condition of the home. When we arrived, there were many rotten boards around the entire house, and looking underneath, we discovered 4 of the 6 floor … Continue reading Sandra’s House