Balaclava Women’s Group

  • Group Name: Balaclava Women’s Group
  • Project Name: Balaclava Women’s Group
  • Type of Venture: Soft Furnishing
  • Sponsors:
  • Start Date: January 2010

Description of Project:

Description of Venture: This business venture caters to the women of the Balaclava Baptist church. They make handcraft items such as sheet sets, cushions, towels and other items.

Aim of the Venture:

To produce handmade items aimed at ensuring continuity of life skills.

Objectives:

  • To ensure transfer of life skills from the elderly to the younger generation
  • To produce and market high quality hand crafted sheet sets and cushions to consumers.

Our Vision:

To be known for making the best Jamaica handmade products for the bed & bathroom and settee.

Our Mission:

To improve the economic welfare and quality of life for women in the community of Balaclava and Jamaica who are employed to through the Women’s Group.

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Project Data
Currently Employs Part-time: 15 Persons
Business Plan No
Project Value $300,000

Needs

To get more persons involved in the initiative

Challenges

Funding to assist with expansion and acquiring new equipment

Contacts

Mrs. Sonia Clarke,
Balaclava District,
Balaclava PO,
St Elizabeth,
Tel: 876-877-8363
* Data was compiled from socio-economic survey conducted by SDC, 2009. A comprehensive community profile of Rose Heights Community can be obtained at the St. James 1 Albion Road, Montego Bay, St. James.