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The Area Youth Foundation (AYF) recently took thirty young men and women from the inner city to Tapioca Village in St. Mary for a three day workshop on how to start their own businesses and write a business plans. The workshop was conducted by AYF Executive Director Sheila Graham with

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  Heneka Watkis is CEO and Director of Marketing for a new Jamaican line, Patwa Apparel. YardEdge caught up with Heneka recently to find out what Patwa is all about… YardEdge: What is Patwa all about? Heneka: Patwa focuses on the richness and depth of the cultures existing within the

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EntrepreneursHappening on the Edge 2011

On Friday, March 11 Women Business Owners will be launching their “Building Women in Business” Project. The long-term objective of the project is to contribute to the growth and sustainability of women owned small and medium sized businesses in Jamaica. Specifically, this project will strengthen 300 women-owned small and medium

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On a recent visit to Jamaica’s south coast I sat down with Giuliano Pignataro to talk to him about his company, Treading Lightly Developments, and his “green construction” project in Treasure Beach. YardEdge: So what is Treading Lightly Developments (TLD) all about? Giuliano: We are trying to set an example

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Jamaica Cultural Enterprises (JCE) will launch its cultural tours of Jamaica on Saturday, October 30 at Grosvenor Galleries at 7 pm. The programme for the evening will include, – Information on the tour product offerings

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On October 30, entrepreneur Karen Hutchinson will be launching some exciting new products for Jamaicans as well as for visitors to our capital city. Via her company, Jamaica Cultural Enterprises, Karen will be offering “cultural tours” of Kingston including tours of Kingston’s key places of interest and  gallery “art treks”.

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For some time now I thought JamDeal, the online auction marketplace of Jamaica, was mostly about people selling their cars. I’m not sure why I thought that. I think I was interested in buying a car once and someone said I should look there. Anyway, recently I came across the owner

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YardEdge: Why are you an artist? Alicia: Art, to me, personifies who I am. I love colours. I love beautiful things. I love anything that is unique and not quite ordinary. I have always been involved in art. It is a passion, a dream, a reality, a talent. It is

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YardEdge: What is Ishka Designs all about? Anishka: Ishka Designs Inc. a New York-based interior design firm, led by myself and Niya Bascom, provides efficiently beautiful interior design solutions to commercial and residential spaces. Each project is thoroughly conceived with substantial client involvement throughout. From conceptual ideas to fully installed

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Help orphans and bask in waterfalls by volunteering in Jamaica thanks to Maureen Wright Evans from Jamaica Adventure Secrets.  Read more here Check out YardEdge’s interview with Maureen about Voluntourism in Jamaica

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