St. Lucia’s Corporate Sector and the FDCC join for luncheon to discuss Philanthropy and Corporate Social Responsibility
St Lucia’s Corporate Sector is being reminded of its Social Responsibility in the development of its country and the wider Caribbean. This will be the focus of a luncheon being held for over 40 representatives from the country’s business sector on Tuesday February 21st at the Sandals La Toc Golf Resort and Spa. The event will be hosted by the Foundation for the Development of Caribbean Children (FDCC).
“Thinking outside the Building” Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) supports Early Childhood Development Advocacy InitiativesThe Caribbean Development Bank (CDB) has taken another step in its ongoing support of Early Childhood Development (ECD) initiatives in the Caribbean. CDB recently signed an agreement with the Caribbean Center for Development Administration (CARICAD) to provide a USD$64,603 grant to a Project entitled, ‘Advocacy of ECD Initiative’ initiated by the Caribbean Child Support Initiative (CCSI).
Investing in Early Childhood Development
By: Dr. Julian ‘Jules’ Ferdinand
“The money that we spend on early childhood development today will reduce the amount of money we have to invest in hospitals, jails and cemeteries tomorrow.” Cuthbert Didier, Director, Foundation for the Development of Caribbean Children (FDCC).
Don't resolve to do, just do!
Don’t resolve to do, just do! Do something you’ve never done before; something unconventional, uncommon, and even unpopular. Donate to a charity. And I have one for you. There is an organization worth supporting whose efforts benefit children and their families at home and the region.
Government to introduce Universal Early Childhood Education in 2012 The Ministry of Education and Human Resource Development on Wednesday announced plans to introduce Universal Early Childhood Education by September 2012.