Ministry of Youth, Sports and Community Empowerment

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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…

Drax Hall Resource Centre

Drax Hall Seniors Craft Exhibition

The Community Development Department recently celebrated with some two dozen senior citizens at the Drax Hall Resource Centre in St George, where they showcased numerous products for all to experience. The products formed part of the Community Development Department’s Drax… Continue Reading…

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Little Libraries Paint-A-Thon

The Barbados is Blooming project received a major boost on Saturday 9th December 2023. Volunteers from the Barbados YouthADVANCE Corps, the Massy Foundation Barbados Inc. and the Prince Godwill D. Fomusoh Foundation Inc. joined together for over three hours to… Continue Reading…

CDDSocial Media

Emoji GPS Prize-Giving Ceremony

The Community Development Department has made presentations to the winners of the Emoji GPS Independence competition. Acting Chief Community Development Officer, Mrs. Yolande Skeete made the presentations to ten of the 20 lucky winners on Tuesday 28th, November 2023 at… Continue Reading…

Social Media

The Emoji GPS Grand Finale

The Community Development Department is pleased to announce the Emoji GPS finale. Emoji GPS is a social media activity which is designed to test Barbadian’s knowledge of communities, districts, streets and other locations around Barbados. The initiative started on October… Continue Reading…

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Little Libraries Launched

The Community Development Department is one of the partners of an initiative intended to reverse the decline in literacy in Barbados. It’s the Little Libraries project, which was launched on Tuesday, 7th November, 2023 at the Parkinson Resource Centre in… Continue Reading…