Sub-Grantee: Project Title:
Kingston Restoration Company
Uplifting Adolescents in Inner Kingston and Jonestown
Status Update: Some 23 of the students in the Necessary EducationalTraining were tested psychoiogicaliyby Mico Care this quarter. The report was not yet available at the end of the period. Additional teachers in leather-craft, needle work and dance and drama have been recruited this quarter for this program.
Students from the YESS program performed severai drama pieces at the University ofTechnoiogy3 Black History Month celebrations. W t h the assistance of Air Jamaica, the environmental lab has been re- opened. Skiils training is aiso progressing satisfactorily, especially in needle craft and leather- work.
Given poor attendance by some students at the Central Kingston center, a 'buddy" system has been instituted t o assist. One hundred and one students have been assisted with scholarship (school fees) assistance through the program this quarter. A mentoring program has aiso been started, with several matches made between mentors and adolescents.
Family Life Ministries and the Lion's Club of Downtown Kingston have been assisting with resources, and counseling services. Disruptive students are separated and lectured t o by policemen from the Gold Street 5tation and the Family Court.
Quarterly Report Status Summary