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Chairman's Report 2012

I will make this Report under the Theme "25 Years of Service and Commitment".
Against this background, let me put things into perspective because, while I will speak specifically to the year under review i.e. November 2011 to October 2012, the major focus will be on the fact that your Foundation has not only survived for 25 years in one of the most challenging periods of our country's economy but, we have done so with a healthy Balance Sheet to propel us into our next 25 years. In this respect, let me remind you of the Mission of your Foundation. It is to:

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Chairman's Report 2011

In my last Report to you, I spoke on six (6) of the seven items below and, of necessity, I will have to speak to them again with one important addition. We have started a new investment account in a Foreign Currency. More on this later.

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Chairman's Report 2010

As you know, the Foundation started as the outreach arm for the life insurance industry of the 1980s. Then, there was a close working relationship between the Foundation and the leadership of the industry because, in a real sense, the industry was the parent of the child ('JMF) but, this relationship went further than just parent/child. During those times, the Foundation knew for sure where its support base was and had the confidence that this base was there to support its various functions and assist in growing its capital base. The idea was that it (Foundation) would grow to become a really pivotal Jamaican philanthropy for the benefit of future generations.

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Chairman's Report 2009

We started last year in the shadow of the greatest economic recession the world has seen since the great depression of the 1920s. However, we are not an organization to give in. we accepted the 'deck" that we were dealt and sought to "play our hand" in an environment which has forced everyone to adjust their expectations.

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