To intervene so as to delay early unwanted pregnancies
amongst young women in Jamaica
To provide a sanctuary where teenagers can air their
problems in a non-judgemental, confidential environment
Many Centre graduates are now attending Tertiary Institutions
or are working (over 98% still with only 1 child)
The continuing school pregnancy rate of 1.4% is a world
record among similar programmes
A decrease in the percentage of birth to teenage mothers due
to in-depth counselling at first pregnancy and to the 'ripple effect'
created by positive peer counselling by the young mothers in their
International recognition of the Foundations's programmes both
by awards and publication of papers in leading international print
media and by the adoption of our model by Caribbean territories
and states in Africa.