COVID-19 Vaccine Fund
The American Friends of Jamaica (AFJ) is announcing a fund to support COVID-19 vaccine efforts in Jamaica. Help us get vaccines to underserved communities across the island. Read more about the COVID-19 Vaccine Fund on our Choose A Cause page. Donate now to save lives!
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Kingston Creative
Kingston Creative is a Jamaican arts non-profit dedicated to empowering creative people and the transformation of Downtown Kingston. Recently they partnered with the AFJ to offer a pan-Caribbean emergency COVID-19 relief grant for the creatives in the region.
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Get your copy of The Lady of Silk and Steel: From Everest to Embassies today!
Read the extraordinary life story of AFJ President Emeritus/Director and Former U.S. Ambassador to Jamaica, Sue M. Cobb in her new memoir, "The Lady of Silk and Steel: From Everest to Embassies." The AFJ is proud to have this phenomenal diplomat, awe-inspiring athlete, and dedicated family woman on our Board. All proceeds from the book will benefit charities, including the American Friends of Jamaica (AFJ).
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ConnectEdJA Fund
Total distribution of 520 Tablets
The AFJ is excited to begin the second phase of our tablet distribution, allowing us to further support students and teachers forced into distance learning by the pandemic. In this phase, tablets will be distributed to ten additional schools across Jamaica, bringing our total distribution to 520 tablets.

Thanks to our partners Seprod Foundation, Digicel Foundation, Issa Trust Foundation and other private foundations and donors.
OUR MISSION
We envision a world in which all Jamaicans have access to basic education, healthcare services and economic development opportunities for a better quality of life.
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2020 Annual Report
April 1, 2020AFJ Annual Report
The AFJ presents its Annual Report for the fiscal year ending March 2020. It was in many ways a defining year for the AFJ with record funds raised and a record number of grants made. Our year end coincided with the unprecedented crisis of the COVID-19 pandemic and throughout 2020 we have continued to work to address the needs of the people of Jamaica. Read more about the AFJ’s work in 2020 by downloading the Annual Report below.
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