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This programme is for our senior residents of the Lyndhurst-Greenwich community. They meet every Tuesday to socialize, praise and eat lunch together. They also help motivate and encourage each other to be healthy and get advice on health concerns.
This programme has existed for 16 years, and we have about 70 members enrolled!
Skills For Integrity
(Change Your Future) Project
Also known as "Change Your Future" (CYF), The programme looks to change the status of at-risk, unattached youth who are looking to change their lives from unemployed to employed/self-employed, by equipping themselves with the knowledge, skills, attitudes and opportunities that will enable them to obtain and retain employment in a vocation of their choice.
The 51% Coalition
In partnership with 11 other organizations, the 51% Coalition (taking its name from the percentage of woman nationally as well as globally) seeks to secure quotas in the advancement of woman's participation in decision-making as well as to advocate for the successful implementation of the National Policy for Gender Equality and Vision 2030.
Strengthening a Culture of Integrity in Jamaica
This Project, funded by the National Integrity Action & USAID, is meant to promote integrity and reduce violence at a community level. Its goal is to enhance the capacity and contribution of women and communities in order to build a social movement against corruption, for integrity and for gender justice.
Partnership for the Promotion of Patients' Rights in Maternal Neo-Natal & Infant Health in Jamaica Project (MNIH)
The partnership with the UWI is meant to enable civil society advocacy from a human rights approach for maternal and child health in Jamaica. The goal is also to increase public awareness to affirm and monitor patients’ rights.
Programme for the Reduction of Maternal and Child Mortality
Through PROMAC strategies will be put in place to strengthen the health system as well as coordinate programmes to improve infrastructure & equipment. It also aims to build the capacity of health workers and undertake a coordinated programme of public education targeting the areas of maternal and child health.
WROC has successfully hosted and implemented projects with local and international agencies over 33 years. Here are some of our more recent projects from the last five years.
Homework Support for Children; Parenting, Education, Literacy
Date: 05/2011 - 04/1012
Donor: Government of Japan and Digicel Foundation
Sustainable Livelihoods & Local Organization Building
Date: 10/2008 - 12/2011
Donor: European Union & Christian Aid