Entries by Press Office

Interview with Javon Davis, Jamaican Software Engineer

We interview software engineer, Javon Davis, a past participant in the Calico Challenge. He speaks about his impressions of the Jamaican software industry focusing on how both employees and companies can become globally competitive given the online resources now available. Javon also discusses job search strategies to be recognized by international companies as potential employees […]

Can you Market a Nonprofit on Social Media?

The Palisadoes Foundation was conceived by a group of Jamaican technology professionals interested in assisting in the continued development new and existing technologies in Jamaica. We know Jamaica can produce world class software engineers and have been proving this in our outreach activities since 2014. A signature program of our nonprofit is the annual Calico […]

Jhamali Vassell – Palisadoes Student Volunteer at UWI

My name is Jhamali Devante Vassell. I went Glenmuir High, established in 1955, and remains one of the top performing schools in Jamaica. I currently attend the University of the West Indies(UWI), Mona, majoring in Computer Science and Electronics. I became a volunteer for the Palisadoes Foundation September 2017. I became familiar with the organization […]

UTech and UWI receive JA$12M* computer network equipment from Palisadoes Foundation

Reprinted from the Jamaica Observer article: UTech and UWI receive $12-m computer network equipment from Palisadoes Foundation. (PDF) The University of Technology, Jamaica (UTech) and t he University of the West Indies (UWI), Mona, campus, last week received a donation of computer network equipment valued at over JA$12 million* from the Palisadoes Foundation. The foundation […]

UTech Jamaica and UWI, Mona Receive JA$12M* Computer Network Equipment from Palisadoes Foundation

Reposted from the UTech website. (PDF). The University of Technology, Jamaica (UTech, Jamaica) and the University of the West Indies (Mona) campus today, Friday, January 19, received a donation of computer network equipment valued at over JA$12M* from the USA based Palisadoes Foundation (LLC). The Palisadoes Foundation is a registered company in the state of […]

The Best of the Different

The text of the speech by Peter Harrison, President, The Palisadoes Foundation at the formal handing over ceremony of a donation of server equipment to the University of Technology, Jamaica and the University of the West Indies, Mona Campus, Jamaica. I was a teenage Reggae fan, and Reggae music wasn’t played on Sunday radio. Sundays […]

Kevon Graham – Palisadoes Student Volunteer at UTech

Kevon Graham is a final year student at the University of Technology Jamaica (UTech) where he is pursuing a Bachelor’s of Science degree in Computing with a major in Computer Science. He is a member of the Global Leadership Interlink (GLI), a global professional organization of university students and professionals, focused on ethical and values […]

Our Plans for 2018

In keeping with our governance transparency goals, we publish our 2018 strategic plan (PDF Download). It covers the following areas: Fundraising goals Marketing goals and campaigns Proposed new governance structures The plan guides our activities for the year.

JPS Foundation Sponsors 2017 Calico Challenge Student Meet Up

On July 28, 2017 the JPS Foundation held a combination meet up and corporate introduction to the Calico Challenge. The JPS Foundation is the philanthropic arm of Jamaica’s Energy Partner, the Jamaica Public Service (JPS). It is the main channel for employee outreach and community development projects, cementing its commitment to community and national development. […]

Calico Challenge 2017 – Final Presentations

If you’ve ever wanted to know what our Calico has been doing over the summer, you can now find out for yourself right here. All our 2017 Calico Challenge participants have submitted their final project reports for all to see. They show the positive impact of your Palisadoes Foundation contributions. Together we can make Jamaica’s IT […]