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A GANAR Alliance Program

A GANAR Alliance Program Graduates 2013The A GANAR Alliance Program coordinated by Partners of the Americas with funding from USAID was introduced to the Prison in January of 2013. This program, which seeks to offer the youth a second chance, was well appreciated both within and outside of the institution. Management of the Prison Service saw this as an appropriate rehabilitation program which suited the vision and mission of the institution. A group of twenty-five inmates/trainees graduated from the A GANAR Alliance Program on the 30th of September 2013, marking a milestone for both the individuals and the institution.

Carpentry and Wood Work

Two Female Inmates Making Home AccessoriesThe carpentry and wood work shop is another skill activity which aims to provide rehabilitation to the prison inmates. To strengthen and add value to this carpentry industry the Youth Development Division has partnered with the Prison Service and has provided certificate courses under this programme.

Farming and Animal Husbandry

Farming and Animal HusbandryVegetable farming is always present at the prison, the aim of which is as a rehabilitative tool to equip prison inmates with skills as well as a means of self-sufficiency as far as the provision of dietary for the institution. Equipped with skills in farming, inmates have something which can serve as a means of providing for themselves and their families when they are released.


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