Jamaica
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19 November 2007
A volunteer called Melenin by Paul H. Williams
Kingston, Jamaica: He's proud of his jet-black skin and his African heritage. He is a Rastafarian who embraces unity and oneness. But, this 24-year-old native of White Horses, St. Thomas, is more than that. He is a super volunteer who goes by the very unusual name, 'Melenin'. Such is Omar Ryan, a recent recipient of the Governor-General Youth Award for Excellence in Volunteerism.   Read article
From: Jamaica Gleaner, Jamaica
More about: Advocacy
06 December 2006
Kingston volunteers recognised  by Shelly-Ann Thompson
Kingston, Jamaica: Six volunteers in Kingston were officially recognised by Custos Canon Weeville Gordon and the International Volunteer Day Committee yesterday at the Jamaica Pegasus hotel, New Kingston.   Read article
More about: Advocacy
29 May 2006
In praise of volunteerism  by Herbert Lewis
A young Jamaican boy needs an eye operation and reaches out for financial help to cover medical expenses. The author urges doctors to take up the challenge and questions Jamaicans' sense of altruism.  Read article
From: Jamaica Gleaner, Jamaica
More about: Health
15 March 2006
Volunteerism is not a new concept by Dorian Bryan
Volunteers have been serving Jamaican communities for ages. With the upcoming Cricket World Cup in 2007, Jamaicans are getting ready to work hard, play hard and volunteer.   Read article
More about: Culture & sports
30 November 2005
Volunteer & secure Jamaica's future by Ocho Rios
Trelawny, Jamaica: To honour its volunteers, the Trelawny Association of Volunteer Organizations (TAVO)  will hold a banquet and award 7 volunteers in a ceremony on 5 December, in Jamaica.   Read article

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