Our Stories

Our Stories

The inspirational stories of Jamaicans in business. Our Stories is intended to highlight and promote the positive in challenging and life-altering experiences.

In this installment of Our Stories, Jamaican plus-size model, Tessenie Mowatt talks about the struggles she faced with body image and self-confidence. For many people, Jamaica is pictured as an island paradise – white sandy beaches, a beautiful and vivacious...

One day I felt extremely woozy while I was in Courts Jamaica Limited in Linstead and suddenly I collapsed on one of the beds then was rushed to the Linstead Hospital and was later admitted to..

In this installment of Our Stories, we explore Moya Gabbidon’s journey to a life of independence and personal success. For many people, Jamaica is pictured as an island paradise – white sandy beaches, a beautiful and vivacious culture, rich...

How did dancing help you to recover from that grieving period? Yuh see dancing, mi channel da energy deh like a mi father mi a dance fah. Nuff time mi a dance coming like a mi father mi a talk...

Peer pressure made me choose Law. I mean, I did well in CAPE Law Units 1 and 2 which basically suggested that maybe I had a future in this field, however, I felt as though...

In this installment of Our Stories, holistic remedy specialist Madda Mush- I explained why you can't call her fat anymore….For many people, Jamaica is pictured as an island paradise – white sandy beaches, a beautiful and vivacious culture, rich...

In this installment of Our Stories, aspiring actor Dwight Gayle shares his story as the child of a rape victim. For many people, Jamaica is pictured as an island paradise – white sandy beaches, a beautiful and vivacious culture,...

I carried the pain of my parents' broken relationship and I just could not shake it. It affected me to my core. I also lost confidence in my ability to do well in the university because of the challenges I faced in completing assignments and also the fact that my family was broken and we were living apart from my dad. In spite of it all, I...

It was scary. I did not know what to expect. It was a big thing for me. But I wanted the experience badly. And I wanted to come out as a success and earn myself a job. So I spoke to...

When I sat down to have a chat with Jaquin, he shared his vision of a better Dancehall culture with less clashes among artistes. "All blank dem buss and dem tings deh. Yuh know some lickle chune yuh know seh...

TALKS WITH TESS

“The time will pass anyway.  You can either spend it creating the life you want or spend it living the life you don’t want. ...