The National Child Protection Council (NCPC) and the Ministry of Social Services & Community Development in conjunction with Bamboo Shack and Kiwanis Club of Nassau A.M. officially launched the Cookies for Kids Campaign 2015 on December 1st, 2014.
From October 30 to November 2, the United States Embassy and the Junior Baseball League of Nassau (JBLN) partnered to host a series of youth baseball clinics and presentations conducted by former Major League Baseball (MLB) players Elias Sosa and Armando Rios.
On the 10th Anniversary of its Industry Excellence Awards Programme in 2010 BFSB introduced an award to recognise persons who have contributed specifically to the development of individuals within the financial services industry through a mentoring role.
Cat Island’s future is looking brighter as four young natives were recently awarded technical scholarships, thanks to the Cat Island Sailing Association.
On September 24, the U.S. Embassy’s Youth Ambassadors representing the island of Abaco held an engaging community dialogue to promote social inclusion of Bahamians living with intellectual disabilities during a one-day forum at the Office of the Prime Minister in Marsh Harbour, Abaco.
It was a dynamic and heartwarming ending to another successful Youth Leadership Programme (YLP) facilitated by the First Bahamas Branch of Toastmasters, Club 1600 for residents of the Ranfurly Homes for Children.
On October 2, 2014, the Pan American Development Foundation (PADF), the U.S. State Department’s Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs (INL), and the Government of the Commonwealth of The Bahamas’ Department of Education’s Guidance and Counseling Unit launched a series of experiential learning initiatives designed to familiarize youths with the country’s laws, develop an appreciation of the legal process, encourage responsible political participation, develop moral and ethical values, and develop analytical skills.
For the fifth consecutive year, the U.S. Embassy partnered with Special Olympics Bahamas to host the annual Eunice Kennedy Shriver Day celebration at the U.S. Ambassador’s Residence on Saturday, September 27.
The Delta Epsilon Sigma Chapter of Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc. (Sigma) officially adopted Oakes Field Primary school and agreed to assist with school’s traditional and culturally-fused programs in an effort to develop balanced youth in The Bahamas.