Program areas at Treasure Cay Community Foundation
The Foundation granted funds to North Abaco Rebuilding Initiative (NARI) a Bahamian Not-for-Profit. In the first phase under NARI's direction an estimated 50,000 cubic yards of debris material was removed from approximately 117 Bahamian homes throughout the Treasure cay area. All debris was removed using safe and environmentally sound practices. In the second phase of the rebuilding initiative 148 homes were either repaired by NARI or had materials supplied by NARI for needed repairs. Beneficiaries were screened to ensure they met stringent need criteria.
Treasure Cay Community Complex -The Foundation granted funds to the Community Center /Parsonage/Church complex to allow them to secure the building making it ready to be used as a shelter in the event of future hurricanes and as a distribution center. The generator and septic field were upgraded to ensure a safe place to ride out a storm. The Parsonage serves as a dormitory for visiting doctors. The Library is being used for food distribution during the current Covid -19 crisis.
Cooperstown School Project - the Foundation granted funds to GEM, a 501(3)(c), for the rebuilding of the Cooperstown Primary School, the school serving the Treasure Cay community. Additionally this school building can now also be used in future as a hurricane shelter. The school population will be approximately 150 pupils.