Category Archives: Newsletter

Newletter June 2012


Hi Friends of JDEP, Today was the last day of school, which means the boys are home. I know they are missing their friends already! However, as you may know already, yesterday was the Class of 2012 graduation ceremony, and … Continue reading

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JDEP’s Meeting with the CCCD 2012


Hi Friends of JDEP, We met with the principal, Mrs. Griffith, at the Caribbean Christian Centre for the Deaf, Knockpatrick campus, to discuss the progress of Richard, Dwight, and Roshane. We try to meet with Mrs. Griffith twice a year … Continue reading

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Articles you may have missed…


Disability Week: Disability Week is being observed by Jamaica Council for Persons with Disabilities (JCPD), from November 27 to December 3rd in Trelawny. The theme for this year’s event is, ‘Together for a Better World for All… Including Persons with Disabilities in … Continue reading

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JDEP’s Family Meeting 2011


We met with Roshane, Richard, and their moms for the first time since they signed up for the programme and everything went well. Roshane and Lolly each received a pair of shoes and Richard is in the process of getting his … Continue reading

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Richard’s Mom


Our meeting with Richard’s Mom, Sissy, to discuss Richard’s school needs. We learned that she lost her husband ten years ago and since then struggled to keep Richard in school. She loves her son very much and tells us how … Continue reading

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One Year Later


Lolly Deaf Education Fundraising Project  Hello everyone, we started the Lolly Deaf Education Fundraising Project one year ago today, May 26, 2010. Our first fundraising event was offering fresh produce for donations, and it was a huge success, the turn … Continue reading

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The Wrap-up


We would like to take the opportunity to thank each person who participated in the March for the Deaf Campaign. Whether it was through building deaf awareness, donation, or a kind word of encouragement, this shows that there are still … Continue reading

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Unveiled: Part Two


Unveiled : Part Two     What is the Definition of Poverty        Let’s see, poverty …ah, yes! Poor! That’s it, but wait, let’s see what the dictionary has to say. According to Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary and Thesaurus, one definition of poverty is ‘lack … Continue reading

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Unveiled: Part One


Unveiled Part One: New Year By: Sheryl Stark             What is more rewarding than helping a child go to school for the New Year? And that feels great!  Helping a child who is less fortunate, I believe, gives the world … Continue reading

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Not Enough Help


Jamaican deaf families get no help from government agencies, therefore deaf children will go without proper education and Audiological services. Lolly said he can hear at times, but his mom does not the means to get his hearing tested. And without no … Continue reading

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