Christel House opens newest school in Jamaica

To open Christel House Jamaica in 2020, public recruiting sessions were not possible due to COVID restrictions. So, the Jamaica team went into communities to meet students where they lived. Kerry Ann Thompson, CHJ lead social worker, says two things stood out to her: the community’s dilapidated housing and minimal access to education. Read more:

Opened: October 2020
Grades K - 4 (adding one grade per year up to 13)
“Breaking the cycle of poverty is the only way to unleash human potential and to build better societies.  We are thrilled to bring a Christel House to Jamaica and we thank the Ministry of Education for its support and belief in our model and our mission.”
-Christel DeHaan, Founder, Christel House International (1942-2020)

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Visit the Christel House Jamaica website.