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“Do Not Fear Technology,” JN E-Banking Manager Urges Members

Ricardo Dystant, e-banking manager at Jamaica National Building Society (JNBS), has encouraged members who are hesitant to use Automated Banking Machines (ATM), to do so for their convenience.  He was addressing members at the JN “Start the Conversation” Investor Forum … Continue reading

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Delegates to Benefit from “Right Information” at 6th Biennial Diaspora Conference

Expert panels, to include several executives and managers from the Jamaica National Building Society (JNBS) and JN subsidiaries will spearhead discussions about key subjects pertinent to the development of the economic and social sectors in Jamaica, at the 6th staging … Continue reading

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Top JN WAY Ambassadors Awarded by Jamaica National

Nacore Stewart and Jaymeon Jones walked away with five of seven special awards; Rochelle Harris received the top award for sales; and Mario Fletcher was named the Most Reliable Youth Ambassador. These four tertiary students were recognised at the JN … Continue reading

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Pilot Social Enterprises

The Source Savanna-la-Mar: The Source- an all-inclusive community resource hub in Savanna-la-Mar, Jamaica, provides affordable business centre services, adult literacy classes and a homework centre for underserved communities. Revenue generated from venue rentals and internet cafe help The Source to … Continue reading

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Diaspora Conference to zoom in on social enterprises

A critical element of the 6th Biennial Jamaica Diaspora Conference, to be held June 14–17, 2015, will be an array of business and social enterprise options, which members of the extended national community can access, says Leon Mitchell, Assistant General … Continue reading

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Let’s Talk Discussion Forum:

The Social Enterprise Boost Initiative (SEBI) kicked off a discussion forum series with Let’s Talk Social Economy Matters. The forum featured an assemblage of experts in the field of social entrepreneurship, community development and wider social services. Saffrey Brown, General … Continue reading

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Yam-licious”

Located in the yam parish of Trelawny, the Ulster Spring Women’s Group is intent on treating palates to creative and tasty yam-based products. Comprising 15 members, the group, which is on board the JN Foundation’s Social Enterprise Boost Initiative (SEBI) … Continue reading

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“Blind people want to work too”…SEBI to help with employment

With an increasing number of blind unemployed persons living in Jamaica, there is concern and a call for greater support of the group in the local workforce. Claudette Thompson, a visually impaired supervisor at Superior Craft and More, a non-profit … Continue reading

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Explore Partnerships for Social Enterprises

The Jamaica National Building Society (JNBS) Foundation, in partnership with the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), successfully reignited the enthusiasm to formalize the social enterprise sector in Jamaica, following a two-day Social Enterprise Summit at the Jamaica Pegasus … Continue reading

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“The Roads are for Everyone,” JCF Corporal

Cautions Staceyville Primary School Students to Use Roads Wisely With road crashes involving students occurring with frightening frequency at the entrances to their schools, the administration and students of Staceyville Primary in Clarendon were happy to welcome representatives from the … Continue reading

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