Inner-city youth in Kingston, Jamaica, face high levels of poverty, violence, and homicide, yet services for young people are disjointed and uncoordinated. At the IAF, we support community-led approaches to enhancing peace and security for young people in Jamaica. Our grantee partner, Fight for Peace International (FFPI), provides training and technical assistance to eight community-based organizations in Kingston’s inner city, strengthening their capacity to develop youth leaders, deliver violence prevention programming to young people, especially young women and girls, and coordinate programming.
|Project:||Location:||Years active:||IAF grant funding:||Counterpart commitment:||Direct beneficiaries:||Indirect beneficiaries:||Program areas:|
|Unity and Peace: CBO Capacity Building||Jamaica||2019 – 2020||$50,000||$245,524||2,360 individuals||60,000 individuals||leadership and education
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