Since inception, the JSIF has completed over 1,000 projects
at a cost of approximately $JMD 9.941 billion which were implemented through 17
portfolios in vulnerable communities and delivered to some 1.6 million
underserved beneficiaries. Thus, the JSIF has in the past 17 years been laying a
solid foundation to support Jamaica’s development for the next 50 years and
The work of the Fund is possible through the maintenance of
and the forging of partnerships. The last financial year was highlighted by the
partnerships strengthened and forged with the Ministries and Agencies of
Government, International Donor Partners (IDPs) as well as private sector
entities. Notably for the 2012/2013 financial year, the JSIF managed a portfolio
of US$104 million; approximately $JMD$9.6 billion, comprising loans (54%),
grants (41%), and Government of Jamaica (GOJ) counterpart funding (5%).
The chart below provide an overview of the
number of projects which were approved under the different project categories.