Are you hard working, computer savvy, and have some free time on your hands? Is multi tasking your second language??
We are looking for a team of dedicated volunteers to help us on some major projects that will involve some heavy phone and computer interaction. Ideal volunteers will be masters of spreadsheets and have pleasant interpersonal skills.
If you’re looking for a great way to give back to your community contact us on how to become involved. Give us a call 557-9966
A HUGE thank-you goes out to all those who helped put today’s events together, and to everyone that came out to support us at the official launch of Bahamas 4-H. Special thanks also goes to Hon. Loretta Butler-Turner, Minister of Social Services, who came out to support us! Great start to an exciting week.
Pictures coming soon
We hope everyone out there is making weekend plans accordingly as it looks like we’re in for some very rainy weather. The warning right now is for the islands of Inagua,
Mayaguana, Crooked Island, Acklins and Ragged Island. A tropical storm warning means that tropical storm conditions are likely in the mentioned islands within 36 hours. Stock up on canned foods and water.Don’t wait ‘til the last minute to prepare for potential hurricanes during hurricane season, things can happen so quickly!
Stay safe and keep abreast of Emily’s progress. For more info check out Bahamas Weekly’s update here.
World leaders met during a UN Summit on AIDS earlier this month and made a bold commitment to getting 15 million people HIV treatment by 2015. This is a huge stride towards prevention especially when international assitance towards the AIDS epidemic has been dropping.
Fresh scientific evidence shows that treatment is also a form of prevention, as it reduces the risk of transmission of HIV from one person to another by 96 percent.
By ambitiously expanding treatment, according to new research by UNAIDS, twelve million infections and more than seven million deaths can be averted by 2020. It could also reduce by more than half the number of new infections by 2015, which will require an additional $6 billion each year until 2015.
Read the full article here