SDC Assists Community Venture

Chairman of the Cross Keys Development Area Committee, Smeadley Reid (left), displays a bag of Cross Keys DAC Plantain Curls, at a recent Social Development Commission (SDC) Business Fair. With Mr. Reid (from second left) are Hudlyn Pitter and Neville Swaby.


The Local Economic Development Support Programme (LEDSP) of the Social Development Commission (SDC) is seeking to bring together locally owned and private enterprises in partnerships that will result in community development and economic growth.

One example of this is the linkage made through the Cross Keys Development Area Committee (DAC) Plantain Curls venture, in Manchester.

The Cross Keys DAC is a group of stakeholders and representatives from various community development committees (CDCs) in the area, which shares information on community development issues and works towards finding solutions.

Having difficulty keeping up with their expenses, the DAC devised a solution that would benefit more than just the Committee.

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