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WESTERN SOCIETY FOR THE UPLIFTMENT OF CHILDREN

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Mission Statement

The Western Society for the Upliftment of Children seeks to develop a sustainable programme that will assist the marginalized youth of our communities to achieve their full potential: physically, emotionally, socially and spiritually.

Vision

A guiding light to the future of drop-outs, marginalized street and working children is this exemplary agency called Western Society for the Upliftment of Children. As a part of our effort we offer up-to-date numeracy and literacy modules along with Sewing, Craft, Carpentry and Electrical Installation as part of our pre-vocational areas. In addition we offer blazing trail Interior Decorating, Barbering, Information Technology, Cosmetology and Videography as part of our special evening program.

Our noble and efficient staff has reached the ultimate zenith through hard work, dedication and commitment despite the limited resources.

History

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April 1, 1997 marked the transformation of the Montego Bay's Save the Children Fund's (U.K.) Marginalized Youth Project to Western Society for the Upliftment of Children.

The original project began in January 1990, in response to the growing concern for the increasing number of children falling out of the school system and ending up on the streets.

Over the years, the project has evolved, and become a leading agent in addressing the concerns of children in the margin of communities of Western Jamaica.

Recently, Save the Children Fund (U.K.) embarked on a strategic shift in the way it operates outside the U.K., by giving greater recognition and support to local capacities promoting the welfare of children.

It is against this background that the marginalized youth project in Montego Bay became an agency now known as the:

WESTERN SOCIETY FOR THE UPLIFTMENT OF CHILDREN
W S U C

Contact Information

Mrs. G. Drummond
The Western Society for the Upliftment of Children
26 Miriam Way
Shop #26, Filandy Center
Montego Bay, Jamaica


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