Kevoy Community Development Institute (KCDI) Jamaica is committed to the empowerment of urban and rural Caribbean people, which is underpinned by our four pillars Environmental Security, Climate Change, Food Security and The Rights of the Child.
KCDI see's Caribbean food security, food sovereignty and nutrition for national development as high priorities.
KCDI Jamaica is a Jamaican registered Non-profit organization which is endorsed by the Jamaican Ministry of Education and a United Nation accredited institution with Special Consultative Statue with the Economic and Social Council (ECOSCO). KCDI Jamaica is the first NGO of its kind in the English-speaking Caribbean to address the Caribbean Electronic Waste (e-waste) challenges. KCDI delivers Farm Management and Community Development Training KCDI Jamaica utilizes inputs from its seasoned, sound, and dependable professionals. Its operations always reflect the following strengths:
Strong practical experiences backed by intimate familiarity with evolving development concepts, theories and updated sector knowledge
In-depth understanding about the vital community based development program dynamics and program management factors of the government, private sectors, and NGOs.
Strong background and skills in the areas like project management, policy analysis, sector analysis, program based study/research, evaluation, and situation analysis techniques.
Long-term practical experiences in the management, monitoring, and supervision of development
KCDI Jamaica is affiliated/membership with the following institution/organizations:
United Nation Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) with Special Consultative Status United Nation University StEP Initiative United Nation Global Compact Partnership for Action on Computer Equipment (PACE) Caribbean Farmers Network ( CaFAN) Caribbean Policy Development Center (CPDC) - Civil Society Consultative Working Group Basel Convention Regional Center for the Caribbean Observer status to the Conference of Parties (COP)12 meeting of the Basel Convention The NGO Caribbean Development Foundation Jamaica Agricultural Society Rural Agricultural Development Authority (RADA)Jamaica Social Development Commission (SDC) Jamaica Ministry of Education (Independent School Unit) Jamaica
Unted Nation NGO Branch
KCDI's Programme Director Ruth Wilson conducting Disaster Mitigation training with deep rural farmers in Jamaica.
KCDI's Corporate and Strategic Director Arthur Green J.P. at Caribbean Regional Farmers Policy Conference in St. Vincent and the Grenadines; making a point for Jamaica.
KCDI's Executive Director Donovan McLaren (in blue sweater) Jamaica's NGO Representative to the ISO 26000 International conference in Denmark.
Kevoy Community Development Institute (KCDI) Jamaica has establish collaborations with national stakeholders namely : People Action for Community Transformation (PACT), The Department of Correctional Services Probation Offices (DCS), HEART- Trust NTA, Jamaica Foundation for Life Long Learning (JFLL), National Youth Service (NYS),the Police Community Safety and Security Unit and The Social Development Commission (SDC).
KCDI Jamaica is here for the long term development of Caribbean youth.