Education Portfolio | Digicel Jamaica Foundation

Impacting over 500,000 Jamaicans in education, special needs and social enterprise.

Education

The Education Portfolio offers support to projects and initiatives that focus on innovative techniques and solutions aimed at enhancing the teaching and learning experience.

Between 2013 and 2017 the Foundation partnered with the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Ministry of Education to achieve 86.5% literacy, in tandem with their Millennium Development Goals.

At the secondary level, through our STEAM Initiatives we provide transportable state-of-the-art scientific equipment to improve the participation and performance of students in science related subjects.

Education Statistics
FY 2013-2017 Target As at March 2017 % Complete
Number of schools engaged 95 104 109%
FY 2013-2017
Number of schools engaged
Target
95
As at March 2017
104
% Complete
109%
Number of students reached 37,000 43,075 116%
FY 2013-2017
Number of students reached
Target
37,000
As at March 2017
43,075
% Complete
116%
Number of teachers trained 200 250 125%
FY 2013-2017
Number of teachers trained
Target
200
As at March 2017
250
% Complete
125%
Number of library corners established 95 104 109%
FY 2013-2017
Number of library corners established
Target
95
As at March 2017
104
% Complete
109%
Mobile Science Laboratories 50 41 82%
FY 2013-2017
Mobile Science Laboratories
Target
50
As at March 2017
41
% Complete
82%
Education