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Social Investment Fund in Jamaica Launches Phase II of Sanitation Project #CSR

Social Investment Fund in Jamaica Launches Phase II of Sanitation Project #CSR

The Jamaica Social Investment Fund (JSIF) has signed an agreement to finance Phase II of the ambitious PetroCaribe Sanitation project in Kingston, Jamaica. With this agreement, the government of Jamaica has renewed its commitment to improve social conditions of the downtown communities in Kingston. JSIF, the social entrepreneurship and social innovation agency which is funding the initiative, considers it to be a crucial part of the city's redevelopment plans. Phase II of the project will be undertaken at a cost of $109 million and will involve the installation of laundry and bath facilities in five inner-city communities. This social initiative is a part of the larger Community Renewal Program that aims to guide the design, planning and execution of projects related to community development and violence reduction in one hundred most volatile and vulnerable areas across th...

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