PRESS RELEASE:-Soufriere, St. Lucia – The Soufriere Regional Development Foundation is continuing its community outreach and sensitization program.
The organization will be hosting a community meeting in Fond St Jacques on Wednesday May 24th, 2017. The Foundation’s objective is to engender participation and create a sense of ownership in the embryonic stages of developmental plans for the area.
According to Corporate Administration and Communications Manager, Lester Cazaubon, “The organization’s new thrust is to ensure all communities in Soufriere become partners with the organization in realizing set goals and its mandate to spur sustainable economic development.”
The meeting’s agenda includes the Foundation’s plans for creating frameworks geared at establishing community based tourism initiatives and income generation possibilities.
The meeting which will be held at the Community Resource Centre will commence from 7:00pm.
All community members are cordially invited to be part of this consultation.
The Soufriere Foundation is a non-profit company located in Soufriere. Its mandate is to undertake social, cultural, human resource, tourism and infrastructure development in the Soufriere area. The organization which was established in 1993 generates revenues from its operational sites: the Sulphur Springs Park, Gros Piton Nature Trail, Comfort Center, Soufriere jetties and 88.5 Soufriere FM.