Category: Community Development, Enterprise Development and Labour

By public demand

Registration for this year’s Vocational Skills Training Programme has been extended for Makeup Artistry, Bread, Cake & Pastry, Hair Braiding & Weaving and Air Condition & Refrigeration. This was necessary because of the overwhelming response to these courses and the desire to accommodate as many persons as possible. Registration is open daily until Friday, March…

CEPEP plants an idea

On January 13, 2020, staff members of the Community-Based Environmental Protection and Enhancement Programme (CEPEP) visited the Black Rock Government School to host ‘Eat What You Grow.’’ The initiative was held to promote growing and consuming local produce. Secretary of Community Development, Enterprise Development and Labour, Marslyn Melville-Jack, encouraged students to grow their own food.…

Teach what you know

The Division of Community Development, Enterprise Development and Labour is seeking skilled professionals who can facilitate the growth and development of the island’s young talent. If you are willing to be a tutor, then the Division is looking for you for its 2020 YZone programme. Though tutors are required to be experts in their subject…

CARIRI to help entrepreneurs

Secretary of Community Development, Enterprise Development and Labour Marslyn Melville-Jack recently announced that the Caribbean Industrial Research Institute (CARIRI) will partner with the Division to develop the island’s entrepreneurs. During the Division’s Christmas Village (December 12) at the Gardenside Car Park, Melville-Jack indicated that partnerships like this reflected the Division’s commitment to the evolution of…

CEPEP cheered on

The Division of Community Development, Enterprise Development and Labour wrapped up its 12 Joys of Christmas celebrations last week. A programme showcasing the skills and talents of the Community-Based Environmental Protection and Enhancement Programme (CEPEP) staff members, including monologues, a skit and parang music, was held to mark the occasion. Secretary of the Division, Assemblyman…

Christmas village experience

The Business Development Unit (BDU) within the Division of Community Development, Enterprise Development and Labour will host a Christmas Village at the Gardenside Car Park on December 12th and 13th. During the experience, persons can shop for home décor such as drapery and furniture, buy fresh produce and local items including black cake, sorrel, and…

Community Champion Awards

Fifty-one Tobagonians received ‘Community Champions’ awards on November 7th at a ceremony hosted by the Division of Community Development, Enterprise Development and Labour. The event was held in recognition of persons with outstanding service to the development of their communities. This year’s event also saw the first ever icon award being presented to stalwart Dr.…

Butterfly Garden Project

The Community-Based Environmental Protection and Enhancement Programme (CEPEP) unveiled two “Butterfly Gardens” on November 7th as part of the Division of Community Development, Enterprise Development and Labour’s Community Development Week. The flower gardens were established at the Parlatuvier Multipurpose Facility and Whim Anglican School with the hope of increasing the butterfly population, while enhancing the…

BDU Hosts Competition

Forty-five persons, including students from Scarborough Secondary School, UWI School of Continuing Studies and Harmon School of S.D.A. are now well-trained in Business Plan Writing, with the intervention of the Business Development Unit (BDU) of the Division of Community Development, Enterprise Development and Labour. Following intense training, a competition was held on Tuesday 29th October,…

CEPEP Tobago: Engaging and Developing our Communities

The Community-based Environmental Protection and Enhancement Programme, CEPEP, is a national social mechanism aimed at empowering persons within our society who are faced with severe social and economic challenges. Throughout its seventeen (17) years of operations in Tobago, the programme has positively impacted lives in communities through the promotion of environmental projects which actively engages…

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