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Wanna see your DNA?

Wanna see your DNA?

By Kristy Mungal | Biomedical Engineer August 22, 2017   There is an old saying, “give a man a fish and you feed him for a day, but teach a man to fish and you feed him for life.” Shashamane Sunrise is exceptionally unique in purpose, with the goal of not just feeding the poor but… Continue Reading

A Lesson on Branding

A Lesson on Branding

By Rene Curtis | Miss Global Jamaica 2016 Finalist, model, law student, and Shash Volunteer July 27, 2017   “A brand is a name, term, sign, symbol or design, or a combination of them, intended to identify the goods and services of one seller or group of sellers and to differentiate them from those of… Continue Reading

An Orphan’s Tale of Service

By Bella Briones | Finalist Miss New Jersey 2017, Marketing and Health Care Analyst    “There is not a single condition of life that is entirely unnecessary; there is not one hour’s experience but what is beneficial to all those who make it their study and aim to improve upon the experience they gain.” (Brigham Young, JD 9:292.)… Continue Reading

Trench Town Reads

Trench Town Reads

By Kadian Ricketts | Shashamane Sunrise Jamaica Volunteer October 28, 2017   Mary McLeod Bethune states that, “The whole world opened to me, when I learned to read”. October 4th,2017 was a particularly memorable day for me as it symbolized my first school visit for the Shashamane Sunrise and my duties as a volunteer began. I… Continue Reading

Mental Health Day

Mental Health Day

By Phelisa Ricketts |  Miss Jamaica Festival Queen Trelawny 1st runner-up. October 10,2017  “Beg you $5 or $1!” “Beg you $5 or $1!” This was her constant plea to every passer-by as she sat on her water jug in the busy streets. She was adorned in torn garments and a pair of dilapidated water boots.… Continue Reading

Back to School Visit at National Baptist Basic School

Back to School Visit at National Baptist Basic School

By Latoya Spence | External Auditor at PricewaterhouseCoopers Jamaica, Shash Jamaica Ambassador September 17, 2017   When I just moved to Kingston in 2011 to start the four-year Bachelor of Business Administration program at the University of Technology Jamaica, I was in awe of what I later came to know as the “city life”. In fact, I remember,… Continue Reading

Chancellor Hall’s Visit to the Tegwyn Unit

Chancellor Hall’s Visit to the Tegwyn Unit

By Deryck Rose | Off-Campus Representative for Chancellor Hall September 3, 2017   “Being UNWANTED, unloved, uncared for, forgotten by everybody, I think that is a much greater hunger, a much greater poverty than the person who has nothing to eat” – Mother Teresa For a myriad of reasons children have found themselves resident at the… Continue Reading

Inspire One

Inspire One

By Jenecia Brathwaite | ShashT&T Station Chief, Cardiovascular Perfusionist August 25, 2017   According to an online dictionary, “Inspiration is the process of being mentally stimulated to do or feel something, especially to do something creative”. When we think about being inspirational, we think of the people who have done extraordinary things to make the world a… Continue Reading

National Secondary Students’ Council Presidential Journey Thus Far

National Secondary Students’ Council Presidential Journey Thus Far

By Antonette Dennis | President of National Secondary Students Council and Shash Youth Ambassador September 26, 2017   I can’t remember a time in my life where I didn’t dedicate my effort and service to the betterment of others. Most of my years in primary education were spent being an active volunteer through the Red Cross and… Continue Reading

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