We would like to thank The Most Honourable Prime Minister Andrew Holness for taking the time out of his busy schedule to hand out books and materials at the Four Campbell's Academy in West Central St Andrew and for his kind words of encouragement and support of the Books4Kids Jamaica program.

2015 Book Distribution

"The future is bright, when you can read and write!"

The Palmyra Foundation’s primary purpose is to provide school books and educational materials to 4 and 5 year old Kindergarten children in pre-schools across Jamaica to help eradicate illiteracy and promote a positive outlook of prosperity for the children.

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2015 Annual Report

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In 2015 8,592 KIDS + BOOKS = 91% SKILL MASTERY

Current Issue

Education for All 2000-2015

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Read about the key findings of the 2015 EFA Global Monitoring Report (GMR) “Education for All 2000-2015: Achievements and Challenges”, produced by an independent team at UNESCO, which has tracked progress on these goals for the past 15 years.

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In the News

President Obama in Jamaica

President Obama

"Early Childhood Education is one of the most important investments a country can make for a brighter future."

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2015 Book Distribution

"The future is bright, when you can read and write!"

"Watch highlights from the Books4Kids Jamaica 2015 book distribution to 8,592 children at 90 schools across Jamaica in Fall 2015

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2016 Online Charity Auction

Help us raise money to help more children.

This year's auction runs from April 28 - May 7

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