Health and Family

The Foundation believes that a healthy family is the basis for healthy individuals, stable children and adults that are ultimately financially independent. We are dedicated to supporting the fabric of the Jamaican society in this area through parenting support, the promotion of healthy lifestyles and supporting national programmes aimed at increased access to health care.

Our current work in the area health and family life is focused on the following initiatives:

Leadership and Nation-Building

The core focus of the VM Foundation is to improve the quality of life of Jamaicans. To achieve this, it is necessary to engage leaders from the government, civic and private sectors to build the nation. We are committed to contributing to national leadership initiatives, that promote and foster community and individual leadership development.

The foundation’s current work in the area of leadership and nation-building is focused on the following:

Youth Empowerment

The VM Foundation supports youth development by providing opportunities that will empower our young people to make bold moves towards living a successful life. Our work will combine educational opportunities, entrepreneurship training, financial literacy and sport to engender wholesome living.

We believe that it is our duty to set a solid foundation for our youth, enabling them to realise their full potential, thereby improving the quality of life of the average Jamaican. VMF also works with leaders in the community to strengthen their capacity to work with young people.

The foundation’s current work in the area of youth empowerment is focused on the following initiatives: