Spanish Jamaican-Foundation Donates to Children’s Homes

Spanish Ambassador to Jamaica Her Excellency Celsa Nuño (left) donates personal hygiene items and medical supplies on behalf or the Spanish-Jamaican Foundation, to eight government child care facilities. Here the Ambassador examines the container of products with CDA’s CEO Carla Francis Edie (second right); Blossom Gardens Children’s Home Facilities Manager Paola Genas-Brown; Interim Manager at Muirton Boys Home Esther McFarlane-Gooden,  and CDA’s Director of Children and Family Programmes Audrey Budhi

As part of its continued support for the development of Jamaica’s children, the Spanish-Jamaican Foundation has generously donated hygiene products and medical supplies to eight Government residential child care facilities. The products, which were contributed with the kind assistance of CARIMED, included personal grooming and oral hygiene products, among others. …

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Foster Parents Lauded

CDA’s Team Leader for Clarendon Francine Rhooms presents foster parent Norma Williams with a certificate of appreciation at a recent function to honor parents from the Southern Region (St. Elizabeth, Manchester and Clarendon) at Miguel’s Restaurant in Santa Cruz, St. Elizabeth.

Foster Parents Lauded CEO of the Child Development Agency Carla Francis-Edie recently lauded the island’s 800 foster parents for their invaluable contribution to the development of the nation’s children in State care.   The Agency last week held a number of functions across the island to recognize the work of …

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CDA Staff Benefit from Sign Language Training

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CDA Staff Benefit from Sign Language Training Seventeen members of the Child Development Agency (CDA) staff benefited from an intensive 15-week Deaf Awareness and Sign Language Training Programme, funded by the Agency and facilitated by the Jamaica Association for the Deaf (JAD). The group received their certificates at a graduation …

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