Joshua Bailey

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Name: Joshua Bailey
Organization: The Swim Place Sports and Culture Club
Website: https://sites.google.com/site/theswimplace/
Title: Director
Bio:
An advocate of social action, Joshua Bailey believes that persons should seek to be actively engaged in an activity they enjoy and are interested in. This stance has motivated numerous areas of expertise. At 24 he is a Certified Lifeguard, Tennis Professional, Swim Instructor and holder of a Coxswain Captains License. As well as a graduate of the University of the West Indies with a B.A. in Sociology This background influenced his strong support of the factors that influence sustainable development posited by Nobel Peace prize winner Amaryta Sen . Especially the need for societies to provide positive freedoms. This paradigm has directed Joshua's commercial and philanthropic activities. Motivating him to co-found a recreational center and a record label, Coordinate a number commercial and charitable events and develop community outreach programs. Presently he is developing his NGO to provide more freedoms for individuals around the world. " In today's world we will forget our mortars, only heroes can inspire and maintain societies evolution"

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EAR
Nov 11, 2011 / 0 Comments / in Development & Prosperity

EAR is an acronym for Empowerment Advancing our Realities. EAR will be an NGO that seeks to introduce and improve a communities basic amenities in a sustainable manner. By providing community wide solutions that empower and advance the realities of the communities we engage. Our aim is to deliver technlogies, methods and expertise that will enable sustainable energy generation and use, access to water and its sanitation, eco- friendly and cost effective housing. Local production and manufacturing as well as access to preventative healthcare.

Oct 16, 2011 / 0 Comments / in Community development

To culminate every sitting of JAMII EXPOSURE, The Swim Place will host our local community games, dubbed JAMII GAMES.

Held twice annually JAMII GAMES gives community teams a reason to maintain their self sustaining community training programs. As well as an arena to;

Expose their talent
Build community ties
Develop individual resumes and
Enjoy the experiences of such recreations.

Oct 14, 2011 / 2 Comments / in Sports

The Swim Place Sports and Culture Club is the first sporting operation of its kind in the region. It provides facilities and expertise for the children to be exposed to non traditional sports as well as develop them to compete at local, national and international levels. The year round programs allows for the consistent development of young athletes in swimming, lawn tennis, badminton, table tennis and volleyball.

Oct 14, 2011 / 0 Comments / in Citizen participation

Under served individuals and communities can be defined as people or groups that are ignorant or unable to access opportunities for empowerment and development. Amartya Sen, the 1998 winner of the Nobel prize in Economic Science, prescribed the provision of what he termed as positive freedoms, the freedom to(access opportunities), as a key to sustainable human development. The Swim Place Sports and Culture Club is a firm advocate of this paradigm. Jamii Exposure is designed to expose children of inner city communities and rural communities to non traditional team sports in Jamaica.

Under served individuals and communities can be defined as people or groups that are ignorant or unable to access opportunities for empowerment and development. Amartya Sen, the 1998 winner of the Nobel prize in Economic Science, prescribed the provision of what he termed as positive freedoms, the freedom to(access opportunities), as a key to sustainable human development. The Swim Place Sports and Culture Club is a firm advocate of this paradigm. Jamii Exposure is designed to expose children of inner city communities and rural communities to non traditional team sports in Jamaica.