This is My Jamaica: S1E2
S1E2 – WHERE ARE THEY NOW? Meet Kelon Wedderburn, a son of the soil and one of the youngsters determined to make a difference. Read on to see how far he’s come…
New! This is My Jamaica.
Announcing a new series, where stories of daily life in rural Jamaica are shared by those experiencing it. This first episode involves a recent incident on a dangerous stretch of road – and a positive outcome.
Our Partners Lead the Way in Community Sustainability, Pt. 3
In part three of our community partnership series, we’re highlighting Ms. Deceita Turner, Chairwoman of the Bluefields Friendly Fisherman’s Society.
Our Partners Lead the Way in Community Sustainability, Pt. 2
In part two of our community partnership series, we’re highlighting Ms. Joy Baker, current Principal of the Bluefields Basic School.
Our Partners Lead the Way in Community Sustainability, Pt. 1
Over the next few weeks, we’re highlighting those who have had a large part in what Jah Works looks like today, starting with Wolde Kristos, current Chair of the Bluefields People’s Community Association
Bluefields Basic School Rainwater Catchment System Installation
Just a couple weeks ago, T.J. and I found ourselves blessed to be “on the ground” again in Bluefields, Jamaica. We were thrilled that Kim (trip #2 for her) and Justin (first-timer!) joined us too! We went for respite (AKA vacation!) but also to search out new opportunities for future work projects, swing a couple…
Bluefields Basic School Water Project
As you can see in this post from the Bluefields Bay Friendly Fisherman’s Society, the Bluefields Basic School is close to completion and almost ready for the kids to start attending and learning good things. However, there is currently a need to install a Solar-Powered Rainwater Catchment System which will run off of solar energy.…
Bluefields Bay Fish Sanctuary
Check out this video to find out what the Bluefields Friendly Fisherman’s Society are doing to help save and make sustainable beautiful Bluefields Bay.
Reflections for Twenty-Eleven
You know a place has a tug on your heart whenever you measure time by the events that happen when you were or were not at that location. The first time we visited Jamaica, the war in Iraq had just begun. President George W. Bush had met with his advisers on March 19, 2003 and…