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  DUCKENFIELD PRIMARY School in St Thomas is boasting an improvement in its literacy standard after getting involved in the Digicel Foundation Enrichment Initiative, which targets students performing below their grade level. The school has upgraded from a 61 per cent in 2009 to 78... more details

Fri, Mar 2nd 2012

  AN education initiative, aimed at helping to achieve 100 per cent literacy in primary schools by 2015, is reaping impressive rewards with some students improving by two grades in one year, according to Executive Director of the Digicel Foundation Samantha Chantrelle. While unabl... more details

Fri, Mar 2nd 2012

23.2.2012     Mailpac Express is delighted to be a part of the Crayons Count Initiative.    Mailpac’s 12 island wide locations will serve as drop off centers for Crayons Count whereby individuals and companies are being encouraged to drop off items to any ... more details

Thu, Feb 23rd 2012

  For Immediate Release   The RMP Group is excited to announce their commitment to Do Good Jamaica’s “Crayons Count!” Project   Orlando, FL February 22, 2012   The RMP Group has committed to assisting Do Good Jamaica to raise awareness of the i... more details

Wed, Feb 22nd 2012

Nadisha Hunter, Staff Reporter CHAIRMAN of the Early Childhood Commission, professor Maureen Samms-Vaughan, has said a lack of adequate resources in the education system continues to undermine efforts of educators to achieve maximum results. "When we inspect our early-childhood in... more details

Sun, Feb 19th 2012

KINGSTON, February 19 Usain Bolt Foundation and sponsor partners have contributed US$25,000 (J$2,150,000) to Pan Caribbean Sigma Corporate Run which has collaborated with the Chain of Hope Foundation to raise J$50,000,000 for Cardiac Programme at the Bustamante Hospital for Children. Us... more details

Sun, Feb 19th 2012

THE JAMAICA Agricultural Society (JAS) Chudleigh branch, in Manchester, honoured five of its outstanding members on Sunday, February 12, at an awards ceremony held at the Grace Temple Apostolic Church in Chudleigh. Read More Here @ Jamaica Gleaner: JAS honours five outstanding members more details

Sun, Feb 19th 2012

STEWART TOWN, Trelawny - MEMBER of Parliament for South Trelawny Marissa Dalrymple-Philibert has appealed to the Digicel Foundation for assistance to construct a playfield in the Stewart Town community in honour of the late Fitz Albert Christie, the former Jamaica Labour Party (JLP) councillor fo... more details

Fri, Feb 17th 2012

Dear Editor, The images of the smoke-covered Corporate Area, school closures, reports of residents being ill, plus the estimated $25-million cost of recovery from the recent Riverton City landfill fire anger me, because I strongly believe there is at least one potentially smoking (pun intende... more details

Fri, Feb 17th 2012

The National Environment and Planning Agency is urging residents and businesses in the Corporate Area to stop burning their garbage. Read More Here @ Jamaica Gleaner: Do not burn your garbage NEPA more details

Thu, Feb 16th 2012