Wha Gwaan

Wha Gwaan

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

This year, Earth Day is being observed under the theme, Protecting our species. As a result, the teams took the students from the Pell River Primary and Negril All Age Schools on a...

Thirty-two community-based organisations serving rural communities in Jamaica last week participated in an assessment exercise to help them to enhance their skills and build capacity so as to better serve residents.  The exercise was carried out by the Community Disaster Risk...

There are an estimated 200,000 children living with disabilities in Jamaica and inadequate systems in place to effectively include them into society. Since 2007, the Nathan Ebanks Foundation has been on a mission to advocate for, and strengthen capacities to promote the best interests, rights, safety, education and inclusion of children with disabilities and special education needs in Jamaica. The Fairs will feature an emergency Preparedness Resource Booth, academic screening, mental Health Checks, Health Checks, Dental Services, Vision Screening, Developmental Screening, Information Booths, Adaptive Sports Games and Demonstration, Disability/Special Needs Resource Booths as well as fun games and a gospel concert.

Held on the grounds of Country Kitchen off Molynes Roads, the night had a very comfortable, laid back atmosphere. This was only helped further by rhythmic background music, tasty food on sale and a decorative string of lights which provided a warm, comforting glow. This intimate setting was...

About 33 communities in the Upper Rio Minho Watershed area of Clarendon- including the Bullhead community - are slated for interventions that will help them better adapt to climate change. The interventions include the installation of check dams, 250 communal...

Recess just took on a new meaning for the over 260 students at the Culloden Early Childhood Institute (ECI) in Westmoreland after the Sandals Foundation installed a brand new play area at the school, further promoting the holistic development...

he yearlong program, which started in July 2018, includes hands-on training and support in production planning and management, designing and finishing, marketing and packaging and principles of business strategy with active participation from the procurement teams of Sandals and Beaches Resorts gift shops.

The Affairs of the Heart Health and Beauty Expo held recently at Sandals South Coast is yet another indication that the health and well-being of its over 700 employees remain high on the resort’s priority list. The event, organised...

TALKS WITH TESS

“Black women are made out of brown sugar, cocoa, honey and gold. And the strength of ten thousand moons”. ~ Unknown We have to accept...