Monthly Archives: November 2016

What are my rights as a student?

I attended an informative and educational Youth Forum on the Rights of Students in the Education System in Jamaica where discussions about uniformity, decorum, religion, comprehensive sexuality education, age of consent and much more were held. This event was organized … Continue reading

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Why Do We Treat HIV Differently?

HIV: Human Immunodeficiency Virus; a virus that invades the human body’s T-cells, weakening the immune system. This tiny virus is about 60 times smaller than a red blood cell, yet globally, billions of dollars are spent each year to try … Continue reading

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Choosing a Micro-Project

Hello from Lira Uganda! Everything has been going really well here and things are definitely picking up speed. It is getting busier and busier as work projects pick up and life in Lira becomes more settled. One of these work … Continue reading

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All for one and one for all!

Community /kəˈmjuːnɪti/ – The people of a district or country considered collectively, especially in the context of social values and responsibilities. A feeling of fellowship with others, as a result of sharing common attitudes, interests, and goals.

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Step By Step

Hello reader, I hope you’re having a great so far! My name is Chris and I am the Communications and digital Marketing Intern in Santo Domingo. I have been here just under a month now and have gained enough knowledge … Continue reading

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Wah Gwan from Jamaica (Hi from Jamaica)!!

Since arriving to Kingston, I have had the task of “getting inside the Jamaican mind” so I can appropriately navigate within my new home! It has been a hilarious, informative, exciting, adventurous, and slightly chaotic process … so here, as … Continue reading

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UN Women Symposium : “Sharing Experiences on GBV and HIV Programming in Jamaica”.

On October 31st, 2016, I attended the United Nation Symposium on “Sharing Experiences on GBV and HIV Programming in Jamaica”. It is a series of two days; unfortunately I was only able to get out of work for one day … Continue reading

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