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Help our children in our local and global communities

Our aim is to break poverty cycle

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What We Do

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Cultural Student Experience

Our aim is to provide valuable resources & experiences that utilize attainable, practical, tangible and accurate examples to ensure structure and success in the lives of young adults.

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Medical Initiative

Annually we provide medical and dental care to underprivileged children in rural Jamaica.

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Educational Assistance Programs

Our MIC Mighty In Character Scholarship Award is presented to two top achievers each year.

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Mighty in Character was launched on April 14, 2014 at the Mt. Waddy Primary School. This Foundation was built to help students who attend Mt. Waddy. The Foundation will help the school with financial needs. The day Mighty in Character was launched we were treated with cake and ice-cream. We enjoyed ourselves. They took pictures of us, and we saw ourselves in the newspaper. MIC means a lot to me. It helps to motivate us to build moral values and to develop trust in God.

Sanjay McDonald, Student, Mount Waddy Primary School, Friendship, Jamaica

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First of all, I want to tell the Melbourne and Michael Folkes Foundation thanks for everything they have done. It means to me that I am going to be a good person and be respectful to everyone around me. It also encourages me to be a hardworking, caring and honest person. I will excel in my school work, my relationship with God and allow my true potential to shine. I believe in myself that anything is possible. I will be respectful to my mother and father so that my days can be long on this earth.

Samoya Henry, Student, Mount Waddy Primary School, Friendship, Jamaica

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"The value of a man resides in what he gives and not in what he is capable of receiving." – Albert Einstein. The Melbourne and Michael Folkes Foundation is an organization geared towards community development. It will in the near future assist students financially to acquire a better education. Youngsters will benefit by gaining skills that will enable them to be more productive and allow them to become well rounded in life.

Miss Frances Steer, Former Head Teacher, Mount Waddy Primary School, Friendship, Jamaica