Help for Jamaica

In 1982, Jamaica became the first country to receive assistance from Food For The Poor. FFTP-Jamaica was established one year later and is today the island’s largest charitable organization. FFTP partners with more than 1,300 churches and institutions for to distribute food, medicine, educational supplies and other items to impoverished families.

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Housing

Housing

Since its inception, FFTP has built 36,556 homes island-wide.

Water

Water

Since early 2021, FFTP has established 15 water harvesting projects for schools across the island.

Food

Food

Approximately 350,000 Jamaicans receive life-saving food each month through FFTP distribution centers.

Education

Education

FFTP has built, repaired or expanded 312 schools throughout Jamaica.

Medicine

Medicine

FFTP has constructed medical clinics across the island to improve existing facilities and provide quality care.

Emergency aid

Emergency aid

In 2022, FFTP shipped 363 containers of essential goods and food to Jamaica.

Children

Children

FFTP helps care for more than 300 children in 23 Angels of Hope children’s homes.

Sustainability

Sustainability

Pig, chicken, goat-rearing and fishing projects provide food and income for families in Jamaica.

Community Support

Community Support

Inner-city communities, schools, children’s homes, and farmers receive help with producing crops and livestock for food and profit.

Micro-Finance

Micro-Finance

FFTP equipped 360 beekeepers island wide with supplies and training to generate income by harvesting quality honey.

Prison Ministry

Prison Ministry

Since 1998, FFTP has helped free 743 nonviolent prisoners through its Prison Ministry.

God’s Love

God’s Love

People’s faith in the light of Christ delivers them from the darkness shadowing their lives.

Our Impact in Jamaica

2022

Implemented three income-generating projects, including one beekeeping enterprise and two harvesting enterprises.

2022

Provided two schools with rainwater harvesting and storage systems

2022

Established a tree-planting initiative to increase the number of fruit trees planted around the island.

2022

Provided 68 laptop computers to children living in Angel of Hope Children’s Homes across the island.

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