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About Rita Marley Foundation

Rita Marley Foundation Rita Marley Foundation The Founder of the Rita Marley Foundation is Mrs Rita Marley OD. She now resides in Ghana and was several years ago enstooled as Nana Afua Adobea 1(Queen of Development) in the South-eastern Akwapim Region of Ghana. The Rita Marley Foundation is supported by funds from donors and collaborators. Our Foundation will work towards the alleviation of poverty for peoples of developing and less developed countries. Its long term function will be to eradicate poverty and hunger in specific selected communities using as its tools: empowerment of those communities through the creation of economic investments, improvement of educational opportunities and the development of knowledge and proper practice in nutrition and health care. As an NGO, the Rita Marley Foundation will administer and manage identified projects deserving assistance. Rita Marley Foundation Ltd. (USA) RMF Ltd. (USA) is a 501 C3 company. Serving those on the Continent as well as in the Diaspora, RMF (U.S.A) will also work in harmony with its sister NGOs, RMF (Ghana) situated at 1 French Line in Aburi, Ghana and RMF (Jamaica) located at 56 Hope Road in Kingston, Jamaica. Active programs include Africa development, empowerment support through partner agencies in Jamaica, and production of educational materials. Scholarships & Fellowships Scholarships / fellowships for youth and other qualified individuals to attend academic and/or trade institutions/continuing education activities in the Caribbean, Africa, U.S.A or throughout the diaspora. Refurbishing & Rebuilding The Foundation will also engage in refurbishing/rebuilding libraries and health care facilities. It will organize programs, concerts, tours, exhibitions and other forms of artistic activities to disseminate the message of peace, justice, equality and human rights. Indigent Musician/Artist Program Indigent musicians are supported through various services; including, access to health care, emergency grants, educational improvement and instrument replacement. The RMF will offer support mainly through community, religious and faith-based and/ or private organizations. Programs 2015 William Knibb Memorial High School Reigns Supreme in Rita Marley Foundation (JA) Essay Competition This year's essay competition saw entries from Wolmer's Boys' School, Marcus Garvey Technical High, York Castle High, Haile Selassie High and William Knibb Memorial High School. read more >> 2nd Annual Essay Competition Programme Please click "Read More" to Download Programme for Awards Ceremony read more >> Treats for St. Isaacs Basic School On Thursday June 25, the Rita Marley Foundation (JA) held an end of school treat for students of the St. Isaacs Basic School in Three Miles. read more >> Reading Skills Program - Treats for Super Excellence! On June 12, 2015, forty seven students (2-5 years) participated. All students received treats for their super-excellent progress. read more >> Rita Marley Foundation Essay Writing Competition 2015 The Rita Marley Foundation (JA) recently launched its 2nd annual Essay Competition with participating schools issuing the essay theme and competition guidelines to students. read more >> 2014 Water for the Konkonuru School in Ghana The Rita Marley Foundation has accomplished our mission to provide clean, safe & accessible water for the Konkonuru School in Ghana. read more >> Penpal Program Rita Marley Foundation launched a Penpal Letter Exchange Program between students of Lannamans Prep School in Jamaica and Konkonuru Methodist School in Ghana. read more >> Alpha & Omega Home Guests (seniors) at the Rita Marley Foundation Alpha & Omega Home for the Aged in Konkonuru, Ghana making beaded bracelets. read more >> Reading Skills Program The Rita Marley Foundation (JA) continues its Reading Skills Program with Basic Schools in Jamaica. read more >> The Standpipe Event in the Jamaica Gleaner The newspaper's headline reads: "Rita Sets Foundation In Standpipe - Children's Treat To Be Expanded In 2015" read more >> Letters of Love On a quiet sunlit Friday afternoon, its silence pierced now and then by melodic chirps of tropical birds and the rustle of light breeze through trees, Mrs. Rita Marley paints a piece of furniture in her garden while reminiscing on letters of love and genuine gratitude from her adopted children in Ethiopia, the land where the Gods love to be. read more >> Winners Announced! The Winner of the 1st annual Rita Marley Foundation Essay Competition was announced on July 2 at a superb Awards Ceremony held at the Bob Marley Museum, 56 Hope Road Kingston, Jamaica. read more >> The Reading Skills Program On Friday June 13, Rita Marley Foundation (JA) commenced the Reading Skills Program. read more >> Reading Skills Program The Rita Marley Foundation (JA) continues its Reading Skills Program. read more >> Save the Nation's Sight Clinic Dr. Baah is doing just what he says: Saving the Nation's Sight. read more >> Rita Marley Foundation Essay Writing Competition The Rita Marley Foundation has launched its inaugural Essay Competition on Wednesday, April 30, 2014. read more >> Africa Unite Youth Symposium An annual celebration of Hon. Bob Marley's Earth-strong read more >> 2013 Africa Unite Jamaica - Youth Symposium Theme for 2013: Afica Unite - It's Later Than You Think. read more >> 2007 Africa Unite 2007 South Africa MRS. RITA MARLEY AND THE MARLEY FAMILY SPREAD "ONE LOVE" ENCOURAGING PEACE, EDUCATION AND EMPOWERMENT WITH AFRICA UNITE 2007 read more >> 2006 RMF / Berklee Music Scholarship As part of Africa Unite 2006 in Ghana, Berklee College of Music partnered with the Rita Marley Foundation to offer 4 scholarships to Ghanaian musicians. read more >> Africa Unite Ghana Synopsis & Review This year’s Africa Unite Symposium was held in Accra, Ghana on the 6th of February at the International Trade Fair Conference Center. The theme of this year’s symposium was Bob Marley, the Man and His music. read more >> We can help The Rita Marley Foundation (RMF) will make direct payments on behalf of organizations towards the health, education, and welfare of those in need. In rare exceptional cases, the RMF will make direct payments to individuals. These include: Emergency needs or similar situations. A need that is supported by consensus vote through a selection and support committee. These requests will have to be suitably supported to gain our attention. For regular requests, an initial letter of enquiry will need to be followed by a proposal using the guidelines supplied by the Rita Marley Foundation. Please indicate the following information in your initial letter: Your organization’s area of work Population it serves Type of grant request Amount being requested Scope of service Please note: Requests to the RMF Ghana will only accept requests for projects within the African continent. The Rita Marley Foundation (Ghana) is a non-governmental, not-for-profit, non-partisan organization founded in 2000 and registered under the laws of Ghana and governed by a Board of Directors (in accordance with S. 202 of the companies code 1963, Act 179). Its operations are based on the principles of love and compassion and also based on the UN Declaration of Human Rights, the Convention on the Elimination of all forms of Discrimination against women (CEDAW), the convention of the Rights of the Child (CRC) and other regional and international instruments which work towards the elimination of poverty and deprivation of the poor in society. Requests to the RMF Jamaica will only accept requests for projects in Jamaica. The Rita Marley Foundation (Jamaica) is a non-governmental, not-for-profit, non-partisan organization founded in 2014 and registered under the laws of Jamaica and governed by a Board of Directors. Its operations are based on the principles of love and compassion and also based on the UN Declaration of Human Rights, the Convention on the Elimination of all forms of Discrimination against women (CEDAW), the convention of the Rights of the Child (CRC) and other regional and international instruments which work towards the elimination of poverty and deprivation of the poor in society. Helping Us Help Others “We should bear in mind on what foundation we stand, what Bob stood for and still stands, and with respect of his love for Africa” Nana Afua Adobea 1, 2001 Donations Click here to donate! For more information on making contributions, please contact us. Other Ways of Helping Where individuals feel they have something worthwhile to offer the Foundation they may also indicate this in a letter stating their field of interest, experience and proposed intention For more information, please contact us. Thank You for Your Donations! Huge thanks to the following fans and supporters for their contributions and donations: Pepsi Cola Jamaica Bottling Co. Ltd Trade Winds Citrus Ltd. Wisynco Group’s Ltd. WATA Spanish Court Hotel (Jamaica) Wisynco Group’s Ltd. Coca Cola Viking Productions Devon House (Jamaica) Ms. Stephanie Marley Janet Blake Michael Kerins Eintou Springer Denise Valentine Ghetto Youths Foundation Public Broadcasting Corporation Jamaica(PBCJ) Royal Rita Water For Humanity (WFH) Heart Institute of the Caribbean (HIC) Tastee Ltd. (Jamaica) Suzie’s Bakery (Jamaica) Nationwide Radio 90fm (Jamaica) STATCOM Jamaica Ms. Leslyn Brewly-Johnson Caribbean Cream (Kremi) Franka Andoh Mrs. Amina Blackwood Meeks Ms. Jean Tulloch Reid Dr. Marshall Tulloch Reid LOOP JAMAICA Rosemary Duncan Arnaud Pommereau Diana Skerl Eric Oliveras Lloveras Harry Brandrick Susanne Morton Ghajabiram Sriramulu Eric Oliveras Lloveras Brian Pahlana Gaëtan Gainard Laura Lewis Irina Filatova Erik Hanson Maciej Gołda Wanda Corey C.K. Marketing Ms. Patricia Sims Sean Barr Theresa Manning Alex Patterson Dr. Baah Trung Nguyen Gaëtan Gainard Stephen C O’Connell Center Technical Division With Love and Support Linda Jones Cecile Feagle Meredith Palmberg Kari Lyon Lynda Reinhart Petar Breitinger (In memory of Bob Lescault) Liz Nelson BP Garnier Filip Iturrospe Cleo Gagnon Kristen Brunello Joseph Countryman Jerome Chabelle Jay Kay Accessories LLC
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