Updated: Jul 14
In the depths of challenges, creativity emerges, whether from geographical or mental struggles. Many renowned individuals have risen above harsh environments, using their adversities as inspiration to fight and improve their conditions.
The youth of Site Soley can relate to this all too well. Despite its name, which means the "City of the Sun," it is known as one of the most troubled areas in the country, plagued by gangs, crime, and poverty. However, this should not define their reality, and it is crucial to establish the necessary structures to transform this narrative.
Caribbean Craft firmly believes in building a bridge to uplift them. Countless untapped potentials go to waste, and it is high time we allow their talents to shine!
Our aim is to provide them with employment opportunities that can improve their lives and, consequently, uplift the entire community. By offering job prospects, we can deter young people from engaging in gang activities, a pervasive issue in our society.
Through collaborative efforts with Sakala and ILO, we have developed training programs that equip them with the necessary skills to create unique products for export markets, creating a glimmer of hope.
Together, let's illuminate the path ahead! Let's provide them with alternatives and show them that their lives hold immeasurable value.
By instilling hope and fostering trust and love for their country, we can transform this city of darkness into a true City of the Sun.
If you are interested in learning more, we invite you to watch our video on our YouTube channel.