Disaster Fund makes $1.5 million available for social projects

NGO meeting - 20180515 HH

PHILIPSBURG – Around one hundred representatives of local non-governmental organizations (NGO’s) turned out for an information meeting at the Senior Citizens Recreational Center in Hope Estate on Tuesday evening. The objective: to hear more about funding options for social projects by the Dutch Disaster Fund. The fund has €2 million available More...

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Dr. Natasha Gittens
By The Publisher On Thursday, March 15th, 2018
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YES Foundation event draws hundreds

Phillipsburg — On Wednesday, March 14, 2018, the Youth Empowered for Success Foundation, (Y.E.S.) sponsored a free event for the St. Maarten community titled, “Queens You Deserve the Whole Loaf” held More...

Tzu Chi Foundation donates to 70 families in need (1)
By The Publisher On Sunday, March 11th, 2018
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Tzu Chi donates food items to 70 families in need

PHILIPSBURG — The St. Maarten Tzu Chi Foundation continued its efforts to assist persons in the community still suffering in the aftermath of the devastating hurricane Irma on Sunday, March 4, 2018 when it More...

Fun Miles SXM DOET
By The Publisher On Thursday, March 8th, 2018
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Fun Miles supports SXM DOET

PHILIPSBURG – Fun Miles is happy to support SXM DOET, the Kingdom’s biggest volunteer initiative, which is to take place on March 9 and 10, 2018. Numerous volunteers will work hard to complete projects that More...

YES Foundation new board
By The Publisher On Thursday, March 8th, 2018
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Y.E.S Foundation Sponsors Free Community Event

BELAIR — The Youth Empowered for Success Foundation, (Y.E.S.) will sponsor a free Motivation Speech in celebration of National Women’s Month for the St. Maarten community titled, “Queens You Deserve the More...

Jessurun - poverty 1
By The Publisher On Monday, February 26th, 2018
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94% of households need at least 2222 USD a month to survive

PHILIPSBURG — Not 75% of the households in Sint Maarten but at least 94% of the households in Sint Maarten cannot survive monthly and live in poverty with an household income of less than 4000 ANG or 2222 More...

Prime Minister William Marlin
By The Publisher On Tuesday, February 13th, 2018
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William says affordable housing a top priority, major concern of residents

GREAT BAY — Former Prime Minister and National Alliance candidate for the upcoming parliamentary election, William Marlin says housing in the reconstruction phase of the country, will be one of the top priorities More...

By The Publisher On Thursday, February 8th, 2018
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Minister Lee visits temporary shelter in St. Peters Community Center

St. Peters — The ensuing smoke from the fire on the landfill created after hurricane Irma prompted the evacuation of the residents of Pond Island, schools and the persons staying in the temporary shelters, More...

Pots of Soup
By The Publisher On Monday, February 5th, 2018
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Yacht Club hosts Soup Cook Off

Simpson Bay — The Sint Maarten Yacht Club hosted its first annual Soup Cook Off yesterday afternoon to raise funds for its Rebuilding Program after hurricane Irma destroyed the docks, deck and the extreme More...

SXM DOET
By The Publisher On Monday, January 22nd, 2018
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$1000 of funding available this year for each SXM DOET project

Philipsburg — The Oranje Fonds, the main sponsor of SXM DOET, has made extra funding available for the annual SXM DOET volunteer event, due to the extra challenges Sint Maarten is facing in the aftermath of More...