CaribSplash Youth Development

One of our goals is to provide educational materials (eg. books to libraries of impoverished schools) and sporting equipment (eg. cricket and soccer) to children in need. We acknowledge the importance of nutrition in today’s youth and have created a school feeding program ensuring students can take advantage of the academic and recreational atmosphere created.

As part of CaribSplash’s school feeding program, we’ve partnered with Tastee, a Jamaican-based restaurant with a strong commitment to the community. Our effort keep kids strong, healthy and prepared to learn. The program ensures that students at the Melrose Primary and Junior High, Jamaica will receive meal vouchers. Students can use those vouchers to choose meals off the Tastee menu, so they’re not only getting food they like, they’re also getting complete, nutritious meals.

If you’d like to contribute, please visit our donation page.

Donations may be tax deductible – tax id: 46-4154163

Missionaries we support

Agua Viva Children’s Home in Guatemala

Have your children outgrown their soccer cleats? Have they moved on to another size soccer ball? Donate your used soccer items to the Agua Viva Children's Home! We are still in need of children and youth indoor and outdoor cleats, up to men’s size 8. We are collecting...

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Jerk Shrimp & Grits w/Jerk Cream Sauce

Recipe courtesy of Treisha Hall, Food Artist & Executive Chef Ken Dixon Ingredients: ½ pound large shrimp, peeled and deveined ½ tablespoon Grace Jerk seasoning or marinade 2-3 tablespoons olive oil ½ cup red bell peppers, diced ½ cup green onions, chopped ¼ cup...

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Durham gets taste of Caribbean

DURHAM, N.C. — WRAL's Ken Smith was among the judges Saturday for a taste of the Caribbean in downtown Durham. The inaugural North Carolina Jerk Festival drew families for tasty treats, a 5K run, games and other entertainment with a hint of the islands. A chef from...

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Jerk Fest brings taste of Caribbean to Triangle

It was a festival first in downtown Durham on Saturday as residents gathered to celebrate Caribbean culture and a culinary staple — jerk. Jerk Fest took over CCB Plaza to bring back traditional Caribbean values that many Triangle families want to pass on to their...

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