• 23 young people given entrepreneurial boost with $7M grant

    – several small businesses kick-started with aid from Small Business Bureau

    – young people benefit after completing entrepreneurial training

    – persons hailed from Albouystown, Sophia, La Penitence, Mocha and North and South Ruimveldt communities, participated in the 12-week training programme under CSSP

  • A second chance!

    ─ CSSP skills training benefitted over 800 youths

    ─ Beneficiaries calling on others to make the most of opportunity

  • Some 300 youths receive skills training

    In its quest to reduce violence and unemployment among young people, the government, through the Citizen Security Strengthening Programme (CSSP), has been training hundreds of young people in five regions of the country.

  • Youth-friendly spaces to create safer communities

    news 20180605 4Creating youth-friendly spaces can help communities reduce the scourge of crime and violence.

    That was one of the messages coming out of a one-day workshop held last Friday at Grand Coastal Hotel for community action officers and representatives of 18 Community Action Councils falling under the Inter-American Development Bank’s (IDB) funded Citizen Security Strengthening Programme (CSSP).