Press Release:- As part of its continuing efforts to address issue of social exclusion and marginalization in Castries North, TCCHA is embarking on a major fundraising drive, to fund the training of its members, as community real estate agents.
Explaining the decision to seek training for is members in the area of real estate and property management, Executive Director of TCCHA, Mr. Sam Bowers said:
“We see this as a strategy to facilitate social inclusion, access to decent homes and provide paths out of poverty. The traditional approach to poverty, has been through initial “low skills and low wage jobs”, but we hope to experiment with high end skills, as an alternative.”
“Young people in the community have the basic educational requirements. So, by providing them with the training opportunity, we are equipping them to lead in our community transformation projects”.
The Tafari Charlemagne Community Housing Association (TCCHA) is a bona fide non-political community organization registered with the Ministry of Equity, Social Justice, Empowerment, Youth Development, Sports, Culture and Local Government. Membership of TCCHA is open to all residents of Castries North and neighbouring communities.
The TCCHA’s immediate and long-term aims are to contribute to the development of decent communities by facilitating access to affordable housing in Castries North.
TCCHA believes that access to decent affordable housing is not only a basic human right but also, it can make a significant contribution to crime prevention, labour productivity, and sustainable environmental and economic development.
The fundraising efforts will commence this week with the circulation of a fundraising letter and culminate ion 1st May 2019 with a community walk to highlight the housing and community regeneration needs of Castries North.