Thursday, June 20, 2024
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.

I think Chlamydia is one of those STDs that people don’t really talk about. Like it's here but you wouldn’t think it’s here if that’s the right way to put it.  Because you can have chlamydia and not show symptoms

By then, we were both cornered by the police. I looked dead, straight down into the nozzle of the M-16 and I saw...

So I was wrestling with the father God at that moment about my situation and the fact that I'm going to be heading back to Jamaica, how can I provide for my family? And so...

In this installment of Our Stories, we will explore Shavane Daley’s journey to realizing his dream of becoming a music producer. For many people, Jamaica is pictured as an island paradise – white sandy beaches, a beautiful and vivacious...

The 21-year-old dancer said one of his most vivid childhood memories is getting some proper thrashing from a security guard for trespassing on a private property. The young member of Team Lifeline Dance Crew, who was 14 years old...

You're trying to break that whole cycle of the single-parent home that you grew up in and that was my reason for keeping the family together and I could see that..

I thought why me because I lived and ate properly so I took it hard. It was all over my skin and it killed some of my self-esteem. I had friends who would...

In this installment of Our Stories, we will take a look at the life of inspiration and upliftment lead by Afifa Aza. For many people, Jamaica is pictured as an island paradise – white sandy beaches, a beautiful and...

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..

Our Stories is a feature which sheds light on a real, social issue in Jamaica through the inspirational stories of Jamaicans with lived experiences. Are you a Jamaican with a story to share? Contact us ourstoriesja@gmail.com.