Youth Consortium support

Since the month of April 2010, the
Cayman Islands Youth Development Consortium initiated a fundraising project
called Project 365. Liaisons of the consortium contact businesses and ask them
to contribute $1 a day toward youth development initiatives, events and

“Had it not been for the businesses
that came on board since then, we would have been forced to close our
operations and shut down our youth development office in Savannah,” says
director Sylvia Wilks. “We now have the hope that we can sustain a youth
development agency dependent on the goodwill of the corporate sector.”

In the absence of funding from
government or any major grants the groups has had to be creative and thus
implementation of project 365. The idea is that with the reality of most
corporate sectors cutting back on their contribution, the fundraiser is feasible
for most sectors. For more information on how to get involved in this project
or other CIYDC programmes, contact the office at 947-5742 or 917-3885.  Email: [email protected] Websites: or

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