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Our Fourth Ideas Market | End of July 2021

On Saturday we held our Fourth Ideas Market! We were joined by a participant who is an accomplished businessman and is interested in using brand, ‘JAMAICA’ to benefit Jamaican people. We were also joined by two social workers, one being a trustee of Araba Scott Children’s Foundation. What we...

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Our Third Ideas Market | July 2021

On Saturday 17th June 2021, we hosted our 3rd Ideas Market, this time welcoming all members/nationals of the Caribbean diaspora. There were 4 participants: – a social worker with over 40 years’ experiencebased in Jamaica – the CEO of children’s charity, Breadfruit House Dominica Foundation – the CEO of...

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Our Second Ideas Market | June 2021

The second Ideas Market session was held today on 19th June 2021. It was a successful time of sharing ideas, learning and offering up skills. There were 3 participants; a social worker located in Jamaica, a nurse located in London of Grenadian heritage, and a counsellor and founder of...

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The Ideas Market 2021

Today was the pilot of the Ideas Market, and we were joined by 8 participants from the U.K. and Jamaica. Some were social workers, others were faith leaders, some worked for housing associations in the U.K. and others were parents. We discussed our motivations for joining the meeting which...

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Freedom

“Most people overestimate what they can do in one year and underestimate what they can do in ten years.” Bill Gates Within the last 10 years the amount of resilience I’ve been able to (forced to) build up is truly a blessing. There have been incredibly difficult times since...

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It Starts With You | Be Encouraged

It’s important for children to realise that there is more to life than what they see. This summer, when I asked the children what they wanted to be when they grew up, some said, “I want to be happy”, some wanted to be a teacher or soldier. Others were unsure....

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