Wha Gwaan

Wha Gwaan

Updates on positive developments, events and activities in the island.

The continuing education programme for adolescent mothers at the Montego Bay branch of the Women’s Centre of Jamaica Foundation has been enhanced with a fully outfitted cosmetology room to support their training. The Centre currently serves 48 ladies seventeen years...

A recent Volunteer Day at the St. Elizabeth Infirmary provided the facility with quite the facelift and left it’s residents properly pampered. The idea for the Volunteer Day was brought forward by the Minister of Local Government and Community...

The disabled population in St. Elizabeth will have increased access to vision and hearing screening among other health services as well as climate change information when the Nathan Ebanks hosts its first Family Expo and Special Needs Resource Fair,...

Some 50 teachers from various institutions across Westmoreland and St. Elizabeth are better able to adequately respond to health emergencies having completed the first in a  series of Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) & automated external defibrillator (AED) training. The Emergency First...

In the world of business, competition among brands benefits the customers and at Sandals Negril, competition among departments benefits the team members. The resort wrapped up its interdepartmental quiz recently and the combined team of landscaping and security (Landsec)...

Over one thousand residents in St. James and Trelawny have benefitted from free eye services offered by the United States non-profit organization Great Shape! Inc. The 45-volunteer optical professionals form part of an iCare Mission which partners with the Sandals...

Ahead of the January 1, 2020 ban on Styrofoam, the Sandals Foundation has assisted six primary schools in Westmoreland to replace their polystyrene foam lunch boxes and single-use plastic cups with reusable lunch containers. Students and teachers at the Ferris...

Close to 400 children at Culloden Early Childhood Institution and Kings Primary in Westmoreland have started the new school year with a generous donation of reading books, educational games and learning manipulatives for their school library. The donation was...

TALKS WITH TESS

I think it is time we remove the labels placed on beauty.  Jamaican women are beautiful because of our differences. The Caribbean has always been...