Digicel Jamaica Foundation Uplifts Bethlehem Home

The logo of the Digicel Jamaica Foundation, an advocate for those with special needs and disabilities

Bethlehem Home on High Holborn Street in downtown Kingston is a safe haven for people with special needs and disabilities in the Jamaican community. It provides housing, shelter, therapy and educational services to more than 60 residents. Bethlehem Home is overseen by Missionaries of the Poor, a Roman Catholic institution with over 600 members that […]

Digicel Jamaica Foundation Lends Technical Expertise to 24-Hour Youth Helpline

Digicel Jamaica Foundation helps improve the Office of the Children’s Advocate SafeSpot helpline

In May of 2021, the Jamaica Office of the Children’s Advocate (OCA) developed an around-the-clock national helpline, SafeSpot, for children and teens. Originally developed in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, SafeSpot has expanded beyond its original purpose to help children cope with all sorts of difficult situations. In the nearly two years since, important modifications […]

Digicel Trinidad and Tobago Foundation Aids Mizpeh Halfway House Through EPIC Programme

Digicel and the Mizpeh Halfway House

In a time of need, tools, resources and a support system are essential to getting back on your feet. Earlier this year, the Digicel Trinidad and Tobago Foundation promised to help at-risk women, girls and their families.In February, the Digicel Trinidad and Tobago Foundation made a financial contribution to the Mizpeh Halfway House in Sangre […]

EPIC Grant Supports Sustainable Agriculture and Young Farmers in Tobago

Digicel Trinidad and Tobago Foundation funds hydroponics greenhouse

The Digicel Trinidad and Tobago Foundation continues to invest in initiatives that promote agricultural sustainability, economic growth and entrepreneurship in Trinidad and Tobago. Early this year, the Roxborough Police Youth Club received a grant from the Foundation’s EPIC (Extraordinary Projects Impacting Communities) programme to upgrade its hydroponics greenhouse farm in Tobago. The greenhouse supplies fresh […]

Digicel Jamaica Foundation Helps Suga Knockout Boxing Gym With Multi-Phase Renovation

Suga Knockout Boxing Gym

After changing locations, coping with training equipment shortages and battling medical supply gaps, the Suga Knockout Boxing Gym at The Olympic Gardens Football Club in Kingston, Jamaica, has received upgrades that will allow it to continue serving young boxers in the community. The gym was founded in 2008 by Lindel “Suga” Wallace, a professional boxer […]

Digicel Jamaica Foundation Supports Lucea Infant School Renovation

Students and staff at the Lucea Infant School

After six long months, the first Hanover-based project between the Digicel Jamaica Foundation and the Early Childhood Commission (ECC) was completed. The Lucea Infant School is just one of seven project collaborations between the two organisations. In the last five years, the Digicel Jamaica Foundation has contributed J$127.3 million to school renovations and partnered with […]

Digicel Jamaica Supports Women in Tech Through Annual Celebration of Girls in ICT Day

Digicel female employees close the ICT gender gap.

Each year, International Girls in ICT Day is recognised. ICT, or Information and Communications Technology, can be thought of as the field of expertise that encompasses the daily use of digital assets like the internet, computer software and personal devices. Throughout the global COVID-19 pandemic, this niche was especially important as it directly impacted remote […]

First Cohort of Digicel Graduate Programme Gives Back Internationally

Members of the Digicel Graduate Programme.

Eighteen eager students in the Digicel Graduate Programme have been gaining first-hand insight into how the Digicel Foundation works to support communities around the world. This eye-opening opportunity into Digicel Foundation’s community development, educational and socioeconomic initiatives is unlike any other.The class of 2024 consists of students who call Antigua, Barbados, Jamaica, Ireland and Trinidad […]