One Eleuthera News

Jul 13, 2016 0:00 Gacintha Gordon

On June 13, 2016, the One Eleuthera Cooperative Credit Union accepted their first deposit. This monumental step is the first of many towards making OECCU one of the best full service banking institutions in the Bahamas. The OECCU is now accepting deposits from its members.

Jun 17, 2016 15:07 Gacintha Gordon

Eleuthera, Bahamas -- Susan G. Komen, a US nonprofit organization whose focus is to end breast cancer, recently approved a multiyear grant to One Eleuthera Foundation (OEF) to continue its Breast Cancer Outreach Program (BCOP) on the island of Eleuthera and expand to its reach to Cat Island, Exuma and Long Island.

Jun 9, 2016 9:32 Gacintha Gordon

If there are limitations, you set them. If there are boundaries, you built them. If this is how far you’ve reached, you’ve stopped reaching. Who is stopping you? Who is stopping you from reaching your goals in life? “When I was younger people would say to me, 'learn what you can while you can', and 'your school years are your best years'.

Jun 8, 2016 0:00 Gacintha Gordon

Audrey Carey is a native of Tarpum Bay, Eleuthera where she currently resides.

She is a graduate of the College of the Bahamas and was afforded this opportunity thanks to a scholarship from The Cotton Bay Foundation.

Jun 7, 2016 9:38 Gacintha Gordon

On June 1st, 2016 in Nassau, Bahamas, One Eleuthera Foundation(OEF) CEO, Mr Shaun Ingraham served as one of several panelist at the VI annual IDB Caribbean Civil Society Meeting.

May 25, 2016 0:00 Gacintha Gordon

Orlando, Florida – One Eleuthera Foundation (OEF) recently attended the Association of Fundraising Professionals’ (AFP) annual Planet Philanthropy Conference in Orlando, Florida. The conference was held from Sunday, May 22nd to Tuesday, May 24, 2016.

May 3, 2016 22:20 Gacintha Gordon

Eleuthera, Bahamas –One Eleuthera Foundation (OEF) and Shift the Culture held a 3-day weekend for young entrepreneurs called “Starboard Trials”.

May 3, 2016 17:21 Gacintha Gordon

Nolan Pratt, a native of Waterford, is an Apprentice excelling at Centre for Training and Innovation. 

Before CTI Nolan occasionally went fishing. For him this was not a consistent form of income. He wanted and needed skills training, mentorship and a grasp on where he intended to go in the future.

May 2, 2016 16:54 Gacintha Gordon

Eleuthera, Bahamas – On Saturday, April 23rd, at the Centre for Training and Innovation (CTI), formally Rock Sound Club, One Eleuthera Foundation (OEF) and its partners staged, what locals are calling, the best Earth Day Fest ever! 

May 2, 2016 0:00 Gacintha Gordon

Ade Pinder joined the One Eleuthera family in December, 2015 in the role of CTI Program Coordinator.

Originally from Guyana, she attended the University of Guyana majoring in English. During her time in Guyana, Ade taught high school English, literature and poetry for 6 years.

A Shared Vision

The Shared Vision for South Eleuthera, which was first commissioned by Friends of Lighthouse Point to develop a sustainable plan for Lighthouse Point and other special heritage and conservation sites on Eleuthera, inspired the formation of One Eleuthera.

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