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Visit from the Non-Profit GURU


NTAC
In January Rev Dr. Valerie Oliver-Durrah will visit Negril Education Environment Trust to facilitate training with members of staff. The visionary, Dr Durrah, is president of Neighborhood Technical Assistance Clinic (NTAC). She will travel to Jamaica in January to continue training in management and strategic plans.   NTAC is a strategic partner and adviser to philanthropists, foundations, public institutions, grassroots nonprofit organizations, and faith-based institutions wishing to improve their programs and organizational effectiveness in addressing the needs of low-income and service-starved communities.    For over 20 years NTAC has given focus to grassroots and community-centered non-profit endeavors. They have customized training ...

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January
02
2017

Giving Christmas


Dennis
''Never stop doing little things for others, sometimes these little things occupy the biggest part of their hearts''. On Christmas morning the homeless, elderly and shut-ins, of Grange Hill were treated to dinner. Business man and philanthropist Dennis Hawthorne once again partnered with Grange Hill High School ensure the residents Christmas was MERRY. NEET chairman, Winston Wellington was pleased to be able to once again share in the tradition of Giving Christmas. For 8 years Principal of Grange Hill High School, Mr Errol Stewart and the Past Student Association has prepared and delivered hot, nutritious meals to the elderly, shut ins and ...

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December
25
2016

One Love Brigade- Cycle of Love


cycle of love
It was with immense pleasure that we met with representatives of one love Brigade on December 17 of last year. We met with Jon Leinsfeild, Stew and Christine over breakfast and observed and felt the passion they have for what they do.    The team, this year shipped and dispatched more than 300 bicycles to our shores in addition to  supplies that will all go towards building Jamaica Land We Love. We are so grateful for the  numerous opportunities where we get to meet, partner and associate ourselves with people and organisations with one goal in mind TO GIVE BACK.  Our ...

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December
17
2016

Tablet students excel


Tablet students excel
Revival All Age School has participated in the NEET Tablet Programme since February 2016. Revival’s second phrase consisted of twenty five students, eight of the students from this batch performed exceptionally well on the Grade Four Literacy Test.  The students are Mickhoy Curtis, Gabriella Forrester, and Kiyara Wright. We take this opportunity to congratulate the students but to also say a special thank you to the donors who have given generously to each of these students a Tablet that has been helping them reap the successes in and out of the classroom . Gabriella is 10 years old.  Her philosophy ...

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November
04
2016

Boy's Into Men


Boys Group
Good men are not born. They are built, shaped and molded during their childhood and adolescent years by the adults in their lives. The most important factor of whether a boy will thrive or struggle during his teenage years is determined by the quality of the role models in his life. The most at risk boys have the most dysfunctional role models.  The Boys-into-Men empowerment program is a initiative  of NEET, located at Traveller’s Beach Resort. This is a powerful youth leadership program designed to empower and develop confidence, motivation, and build supportive and positive relationships.   Teen boys will ...

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November
04
2016

Norton Ohio, Class of 73


David and Freinds
In September seven classmates from Norton Ohio class of 73 reunited. a first for most in the group they are hoping that this can be an annual event. David Stairs, organizer of the trip has been a friend to NEET for many years. He expressed Joy at being able to share on of his favorite places with his friends.                          "In life we have gone our separate ways and have experienced                         great adventures that are ours alone to ...

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November
02
2016

NEET Music Group performs


Billsnkids
  The NEET music group is the brain child of William "Bill" Gregorczyk. He dedicates six months of the year to developing the talents of the youths in the program. for years he has prepared students for our annual Culture Day, held at Traveller's Beach Resort where students  from different school perform talent pieces for guests.   Our students now  perform at during the Managers Cocktail Party at Traveller's Beach Resort every Wednesday. Bill believes that by exposing the students at an early age they will develop an appreciation and discipline that will help them on the way to success. ...

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November
02
2016

A New School Year


firstday
 As we begin a new school year we pause to give thanks that our children experienced a safe and fun filled summer.  Undoubtedly some parent had challenges getting their charges ready for the new school year. The children were most eager to begin the new school year for different reasons from reuniting with friends,  to wearing that new outfit and getting a head start on the new challenges that come with being in a new grade. As our children embark on this new learning adventure we ask that parents not only be there to provide the material things but always ...

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September
07
2016

Teach the Teachers


greatshape
During August 2-12, Great Shape hosted their highly anticipated Teach the Teachers workshop at the Godfrey Stewart High School. The workshop addressed disciplines such as Literacy, Behavioral Management and Information Technology. Five members from the NEET committee were privileged to be a part of this informative workshop. Information Technology boasted a team of highly trained teachers and field experts that worked amazingly well together. Attendees were familiarized with the  google apps, proper typing techniques and protection from malware, for those who wished to go further,programming and repairs. Notably, all disciplines were catered to on a grade level basis thus teachers were ...

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September
06
2016
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