JMMB Joan Duncan Foundation in the News:

JMMB Joan Duncan Foundation helps students to realise their dreams with $8M in scholarships

The JMMB Joan Duncan Foundation has awarded approximately $8 million in scholarships and bursaries to 80 students, drawn from local secondary and tertiary institutions, for the 2021/ 2022 academic year.

Partnership to empower youth through mentorship: MultiCare Youth Foundation, JMMB Joan Duncan Foundation join forces on project

"This partnership is in keeping with the JMMB Joan Duncan Foundation’s mission to positively impact lives and help individuals unearth their greatness. We believe that mentorship is a powerful intervention tool that can assist in transforming lives and building communities, even as genuine, long-lasting relationships are forged...

Mico's Curriculum boosted by the JMMB Joan Duncan Foundation

The JMMB Joan Duncan Foundation recently signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Mico University College, to embed its transformational programme, Conversations for Greatness (CFG), as part of the teacher training curriculum.

JMMB Joan Duncan Foundation and Mico University College sign MOU

The JMMB Joan Duncan Foundation recently signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Mico University College to embed its programme, Conversations for Greatness (CFG), into the teacher-training curriculum. This is expected to assist with the sustainability of a transformational mindset in the education sector through one of the key stakeholders – teachers – which is the core aim of the CFG programme.

JMMB Joan Duncan Foundation donates computers to UHWI

The JMMB Joan Duncan Foundation recently donated two computers to the Haemodialysis Unit of the University Hospital of the West Indies (UHWI) in response to social media calls for the technology to assist the hospital to improve its patient care and management.

Corporate Hands | JMMB Joan Duncan Foundation gifts computers to UHWI

The JMMB Joan Duncan Foundation recently donated two computers to the Haemodialysis Unit of the University Hospital of the West Indies (UHWI) in response to social media calls for the technology to assist the hospital to improve its patient care and management.

JMMB Joan Duncan Foundation donating 400 tablets to 32 shools

The JMMB Joan Duncan Foundation has embarked on the donation of approximately 400 tablets to 32 primary schools islandwide, to assist vulnerable students to fully participate in online learning. The donation follows on the $10 million given to support the ‘One Laptop or Tablet Per Child’ initiative, in response to the call made by the Private Sector Organization of Jamaica (PSOJ), for corporate companies and individuals, in Jamaica and in the diaspora to lend a hand, to this initiative.

Pratville Primary alumna, JMMB gifts school with tablets

SHERON GILZEAN, general manager, JMMB Insurance Brokers and proud alumna of Pratville Primary School in south Manchester, and vice-chair of the school board, joined forces with the JMMB Joan Duncan Foundation to provide tablets to students at her alma mater.

Corporate Hands | JMMB Joan Duncan Foundation gives students tablets

JMMB Client Partnership Manager at Haughton Terrace, Rockann Lee Crawlle (right), shares an elbow bump with Rahkeem Davis, a student at Clan Carthy Primary, who is a happy recipient of one of the tablets provided, courtesy of the JMMB Joan Duncan Foundation, as part of the ‘One Laptop, One Tablet Per Child’ initiative.

JMMB Joan Duncan Foundation assists vulnerable students to stay connected

Daniel Wint, a grade six student at Salt Savannah Primary School in Clarendon, is one of the 400 beneficiaries of tablets and SIM cards, to facilitate Internet access for remote learning, from the JMMB Joan Duncan Foundation.

JMMB joins forces with charities to share love at Christmas

The quote “touch one, touch a thousand” aptly describes the philosophy behind JMMB’s Share the Love initiative that last year saw the company, along with its philanthropic arm JMMB Joan Duncan Foundation, joining forces with three charities to touch the lives of over 1,000 vulnerable individuals.

JMMB, charities share love with vulnerable groups at Christmas

Through the partnership with Kiwanis Club of Liguanea, #ChristmasInRiverton toy drive and Future Hope charity senior citizens from the Liguanea communities; children in Riverton City and neighbouring communities as well as homeless individuals in the corporate area received some much needed Christmas cheer, in the form of care packages, toys, meals and hygiene packages.

JMMB Joan Duncan Foundation awards top prize in Lasco Reap Competition

Priory Primary and Infant School in St Ann was named the winner of the 2019/20 Lasco Releaf Environmental Awareness Programme (Reap) competition, taking home $100, 000 courtesy of the JMMB Joan Duncan Foundation, along with computers for the school and trophies... 

JMMB Joan Duncan Foundation helps students keep their dreams alive

Final year student at the University of Technology, Jamaica, Shelice Anderson, was one such student who was on the verge of foregoing her final year, as her source of financing her education dissipated, when COVID-19 hit Jamaica... 

Joan Duncan Foundation commits $10 million to laptop/tablet initiative

The Joan Duncan Foundation committed $10 million to the Ministry of Education, Youth and Information’s ‘One Laptop or Tablet Per Child’ initiative at the Haughton Terrace, New Kingston offices of Jamaica Money Market Brokers (JMMB) on Tuesday.

Joan Duncan lecture gives lessons in digital entrepreneurship

The 7th annual Joan Duncan Memorial Lecture brought into sharp focus, opportunities which abound for entrepreneurs to take advantage of doing business in the digital, global space, particularly in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic and restrictions placed on operating in the traditional brick and mortar.