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JAHJAH Foundation

JAHJAH Foundation

JAHJAH Foundation has sought to make a difference, and has donated several thousand of USD in medical equipment and supplies. They have also improved infrastructure by increasing space and renovations at hospitals and health centers. Including, creating a 10-room urgent care facility at the Ulster Spring Health Centre in Trelawny,

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Bunkers Hill

This is Bunkers Hill, Trelawny, located at the entrance to the biodiverse Cockpit Country, which abounds with nature and history. The community utilizes the ecosystem of Cockpit Country and its services to maintain their livelihoods. Local rivers provide domestic and irrigation water. Residents of Bunkers Hill are affected by frequent flooding which causes erosion and damages local croplands. Floods also destroy infrastructure, such as bridges and roads, preventing farmers from tending, harvesting, and transporting their crops. .

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Bunkers Hill
Falmouth

Falmouth

In the 1800s when sugar was king, Falmouth was the wealthiest town in Jamaica The parish of Trelawny is now forging with its transformation from a parish that has been dominated by agriculture, more so sugar cane, to what is now a very vibrant tourism sector. The Town of Falmouth with its spectacular history, is experiencing the transformation of the port that was once used for sugar cane exports, is now a newly build cruise ship port

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The Spirit Cries:

Wakefield in the north of the parish is the home of the Tambu, Gerre and Mento Band. Drums, with singing, form the musical accompaniment. Tambu today is performed mainly for entertainment and it has been observed that there is similarity in the dance movements to that of the 'Bele' of Martinique and Guadeloupe.

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Tembu
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