Successful Projects

Fidelis Harvest Implements Measures To Combat Praedial Larceny

Having lost approximately J$150,000 in equipment and an undisclosed value of their crops to praedial larceny, the operators of Fidelis Harvests, Jaymeon and Matthew Jones, made a calculated move to raise funds via crowdfunding to put security measures in place and prevent future losses.

The two farmers signed up their project on the website, a crowd-funding platform that is an initiative of The Jamaica National Group. Five months later, their campaign was 100 per cent funded. Read More



Disabilities Group Seeks Support To Buy Sewing Machine Through Crowd Funding

The Rotary Club of Trafalgar New Heights is a small service club of 25 members comprised of mainly young professionals between the ages of 30 and 40.

In keeping with the Rotary International’s areas of focus, the club seeks to foster economic and community development to improve the status and well-being of people who are marginalised and vulnerable. To this end, the Club has partnered with the Jamaica Association for Persons with Physical Disabilities (JAPPD), a registered organisation, to provide a group of physically disabled people with an industrial sewing machine to assist in their ongoing enterprise. Read More


 Third Year medical students at The University of the West Indies

(The UWI) are turning to crowdfunding to assist in raising about $4 million to improve the facilities at the Port Maria Hospital in St Mary.

Through their third-year Smoker 2018 project, the UWI medical students will stage a series of events to raise funds to contribute to the resources of the local hospital.

Vikram Asnani, chairperson of Smoker 2018, said they have also decided to seek funding through the ISupportJamaica website, a crowd-funding platform, which is an initiative of The Jamaica National Group. Read More


Haile Selassie High School Gets Big Help

The Bob Marley Foundation has partnered with the Haile Selassie High School to launch an online campaign seeking approximately US$24,000 to renovate the school's music room and provide additional musical equipment for the institution.

Mitzie Williams, communications manager at the Bob Marley Foundation, said that the partnership was in line with the vision of the late music icon, based on his belief that, by using "the arts and music," young people will be empoweredRead More