Construction Resource and Development Company (CRDC) one of the few construction NGOs in Jamaica, received a grant from the Foundation valued at $7 million in August 2008 to conduct repair works to Manning’s Boy’s Home following the passage of Hurricane Dean.

On Wednesday, September 30, 2009, CRDC in conjunction with the Child Development Agency (CDA) and EFJ will be a hosting a handover ceremony to signify the renovated building of the Home. The event will be held at Manning’s Boys Home, Southfield, St. Elizabeth at 11:00 am.
EFJ will also use the occasion to announce a newly awarded Hurricane Mitigation Grant, which will include a $2,000,000.00 award towards a survey of hurricane readiness of CDA Children’s Homes in Jamaica.