Minister of Social Services attended ‘BUILD BASH BETTER’ three-year campaign dedication


From: Bahamas Information Services

Bahamas Association for Social Health (BASH) recently launched its BASH Youth ‘Build-A-Skill’ Training Programme in celebration of its 31st anniversary. The initiative is in collaboration with the Ministry of Education, University of The Bahamas, BTVI and other stakeholders and will provide specialized training to high risk youth in soft, social, and hard skills.  BASH hosted various events during the week January 10-14, 2022 to mark the occasion.  On Monday, January 10, the organization held ‘Build BASH Better’ three-year campaign dedication.  Those attending activities on Monday were Minister of Social Services and Urban Development, the Hon. Obie Wilchcombe (pictured centre); Permanent Secretary Joel Lewis; Dr. Jacinta Higgs, former Director of the Department of Gender and Family Affairs of the Ministry of Social Services and Urban Development, and veteran educator; Terry Miller, Founder, BASH; Deidre Woods; Eddie Dames; Civil Society Bahamas President Dr. Anthony Hamilton; and Lawrence Harrison.