May 28, 2020

Colour your SEAT

For the first time, SEAT is offering its main models in the form of drawings for colouring An initiative to keep children entertained during their time at home or on holiday More than 25 models from the SEAT 1400 to the Tarraco, each with its own history and special features: Martorell, 27/05/2020. Now that there is […]

Cayman/Jamaica: NCU Alumni stages fundraising event for scholarship fund

To alleviate the impact of COVID-19 on students attending Northern Caribbean University in nearby Jamaica, an event aimed at raising some US$1 to 2 million for student scholarships will be launched on Sunday (May 24). Enrolled Cayman and Jamaica students are eligible to apply for scholarships. The scholarship fund is an initiative of the NCU […]

41st NCVO Telethon

HeARTS from Home Edition in Memory of Miss Olive Miller, OBE From Miriam Foster CEO N.C.V.O The NCVO’s 41st Telethon: HeARTs from Home Edition will be in loving memory of our Founder & former Board Member, Ms Olive Miller, OBE. She was a passionate woman who deeply cared about the needs of the community, especially children. Since […]

Cayman: DCFS, HMCI partner in annual hurricane shelter training

GRAND CAYMAN (GIS) – The Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) is partnering with Hazard Management Cayman Islands (HMCI) to hold shelter management training for the 2020 hurricane season on Wednesday, 27 May. There is a special need for volunteers to support the eastern districts shelters. Volunteers will hear presentations and ask questions on how to: ▪ […]

A time for the tourism industry to end orphanage trafficking

By Miriam Karmali, Freedom United  The pandemic has hit the travel industry hard, and that includes companies offering volunteer placements abroad. But this crisis also presents an opportunity for volunteer tour operators to break the cycle of exploitation once and for all by committing NOW to stop offering orphanage placements, even after we emerge from this pandemic. Let’s […]

14-year old Cayman Islands correspondent to support the world with good news

From the Organizing Committee of the Gazprom International Children’s Social Programme Football for Friendship (F4F).  Recently, together with our Young Journalists we’ve launched the F4F Good News Editorial Office, where children from different countries tell good news to cheer up people across the globe in these trying times! Raeanne Leticia Ebanks-Hydes from Cayman Islands participated in the F4F […]

Are you having problems with child maintenance? Dial the Child Maintenance service right now!

Being able to support your child is one of the most important responsibilities as a parent and this can be difficult if you have separated. However, child maintenance is a service that ensures this isn’t a difficult process as a parent and allows you to continue to support your children. This article covers the important […]

The voices of OECS Early Grade Readers: A motivation for others!

From OECS/USAID Early Learners Program (ELP) Monday, May 18, 2020 — The OECS/USAID Early Learners Programme (ELP) team has received over 20 videos from early grade students across the OECS Member States of Antigua and Barbuda, Commonwealth of Dominica, Grenada, Saint Lucia, St. Kitts and Nevis and St. Vincent and the Grenadines. While at home with […]

Cayman: May Child Month activities officially launch this weekend

GRAND CAYMAN (GIS) – The Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) is putting the final touches to a pared down Child Month, to maintain social distancing due to the COVID-19 outbreak. This year’s theme is “Our Children: Today’s Creation, Tomorrow’s Masterpiece.” The annual May observance, which normally boasts more than two dozen events throughout the […]

UEFA and Real Madrid foundations support disadvantaged children across Europe

THE UEFA FOUNDATION FOR CHILDREN AND REAL MADRID FOUNDATION ARE USING SPORT AS AN EDUCATIONAL TOOL TO SUPPORT DISADVANTAGED CHILDREN IN EUROPE Having access to sport is vital for any youngster. Aside from the obvious physical benefits, sport teaches children important life skills and values, such as teamwork, respect and motivation. However, for different reasons, […]