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"If you want to go fast, go alone. If you want to go far, go together."

FORTIS & FRIENDS

Fortis & Friends Foundation ( F3 ) believes that every child deserves access to a high-quality, equitable education. We understand the challenges faced by schools in today's ever-changing landscape and strive to address and eliminate the barriers to attaining a solid education faced by thousands of youths living in Jamaica. In partnership with our school teams, we work tirelessly to ensure that our schools have the resources and support needed to improve student outcomes and build stronger communities. 

Fortis and Friends Foundation is committed to finding innovative solutions that work. Our approach is rooted in collaboration, as we work closely with schools, educators, parents, and students to identify their unique needs and develop tailored solutions. 

VISION

 

Student empowerment through access to high-quality education and the resources needed to achieve excellence and self-actualization.

MISSION

Our mission is to increase student achievement by supporting schools in fostering an environment of excellence in teaching and learning through partnerships.

OUR TEAM

Our team consists of dedicated professionals who were educated in Jamaica and have an appreciation for education as the great equalizer. We understand the economic challenges in our developing nation, the need for access to quality education, and the negative impact on the minds of our youth in their pursuit of excellence. Click HERE to learn more about our team.  

Bernadette Atkinson
Secretary  

R. Perry Bloomfield 
Executive Director   

Everton Barrington 
Treasurer  

Merrick
Foster

Program Director  

Dr. Earl
Gordon
Program Director  

Dwight
Green

Project Manager 

Dr. Carlos
Nesbeth
Education Specialist  

Erice
Reid
Education Specialist  

“Education is a human right with immense power to transform. On its foundation rest the cornerstones of freedom, democracy, and sustainable human development.” 

 

-Kofi Annan | United Nations Secretary General  

OUR PARTNERS 

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