Ministry of Youth, Sports and Community Empowerment

Community CentresLittle LibrariesRockfield Community Centre

New Little Library Opened at Rockfield

Mrs Yolande Skeete, Acting Chief Community Development Officer, has expressed deep concern about the decline in literacy in Barbados. Speaking at the launch of the newest installation of PDGFF/Massy Foundation in partnership with the Community Development Department (CDD), Barbados is… Continue Reading…

Community CentresLittle LibrariesRockfield Community Centre

Barbados is Blooming Little Library at Rockfield Centre

Youth Minister, the Honourable, Charles Griffith is hoping that the installation of min-libraries across Barbados would spark a massive resurgence of reading across the island. He made the comments at Rockfield Community Centre in St Lucy where the eighth  mini-library… Continue Reading…

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Donations Made To New Little Library At Clapham

Another mini-library has been installed at the Clapham Community Centre in St Michael. This latest addition, included a special addition of book donations by Barbadian authors. Barbadian author, Dr. Zoanne Evans donated two of her books to the mini-library, noting… Continue Reading…

CDDCommunity CentresKendal Community CentreLittle Libraries

Minister Griffith Embraces Little Libraries Project

Community Empowerment Minister, the Honourable, Charles Griffith wants to see the Mini-Libraries initiative replicated across Barbados. He made the comment whilst delivering remarks at Kendal in St John, where the latest “Little Library” was officially opened. He contends that given… Continue Reading…

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Minister Davidson Ishmael Unveils ‘Little Library’ at Eden Lodge

Young people in Barbados have been told that books can transform their lives. This is the advice from Minister of State in the Ministry of Health and Wellness and M.P for St Michael North, the Honourable, Davidson Ishmael. Minister Ishmael… Continue Reading…

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Prince Godwill D. Fomusoh visits the Community Development Department

It was a lively morning at the Community Development Department on Tuesday, 20th February, 2024, as Prince Godwill D. Fomusoh of the West-African nation of Cameroon paid a courtesy visit to the Department. The prince, who arrived in Barbados on… Continue Reading…

CDDSenior Groups

Community Development Department Showers Community Seniors on Valentine’s Day

Chief Community Development Officer, Yolande Skeete says the contributions of Barbados’seniors to the society have been invaluable, and that no amount of love showered on themis enough. She made the comments at the Valley Resource Centre as the CDD hosted… Continue Reading…

Community CentresSt. Marks Resource Centre

Males Asked to Get Tested Early for Prostate Cancer

Urologist, Dr Paul Rouse and Associate Professor of the University of Western Kentucky in the United States, Dr Michelle Reece have both stressed the importance of getting tested at an early age for prostate cancer. The two experts made the… Continue Reading…

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CDD Christmas Outreach Programme 2023

The Community Development Department hit the road on Tuesday, 19th December, 2023, to share joy and Christmas cheer in various communities. Acting Chief Community Development Officer, Yolande Skeete says the response to its “Christmas Outreach Programme 2023 ’’ has been… Continue Reading…

Community CentresGall Hill Community Centre

Gall Hill Care of the Elderly Programme Wraps Up

Over 80 Barbadians are now fully equipped to care for the elderly after successfully completing the Community Development Department’s, “ Care of the Elderly” programme at the Gall Hill Pavilion. The programme closed with a presentation and give-back ceremony where… Continue Reading…