Christophe Harbour Blog

Cayon High School Wins Literacy Award for St. Kitts and Nevis

By Katherine in Christophe Harbour Foundation, Community, St. Kitts

Cayon High School has reason to celebrate as the school was awarded the 2017-2018 Hands Literacy Award by Hands Across the Sea.

The award recognizes Cayon High as the top school for the advancement of child literacy on St. Kitts and Nevis and two years of literacy success that resulted in a first-class lending library and an enthusiastic team of 30 Student Librarians. The Hands Literacy Award prize is USD $1,000 in new books or literacy resources of the school’s choice.

Generous multiyear funding for the project was supplied by the Christophe Harbour Foundation. Charles Darby, Director of Development for Christophe Harbour, was on-hand to present the award alongside Hands. "We are beyond thrilled that in just...

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Christophe Harbour Participates in St. Christopher Children’s Home “Pathways to Success” Program

By Katherine in Christophe Harbour Foundation, Community, St. Kitts

A warm Christophe Harbour welcome to Miss Renie Garnete. Renie is a student at Basseterre High School and is spending a month with us at Christophe Harbour as part of the St. Christopher Children's Home Internship Program - "Pathways to Success."  Pathways to Success is an internship program designed to prepare high school-aged youth residing at the Children’s Home for future career opportunities. 

Renie is interning in a variety of departments including purchasing, facilities administration and guest services over four weeks. Her smile is contagious, and she has a strong desire to learn and participate. Guest Services Attendant Greg Matthew took Renie under his wing during her time in Guest Services, teaching her...

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Christophe Harbour Donates $20,000 USD Towards Purchase of New Ambulance for JNF General Hospital

By Katherine in Christophe Harbour Foundation, Community, Wellness

Medical Chief of Staff at JNF General Hospital Dr. Cameron Wilkinson (center) thanks the Christophe Harbour Foundation for their generous donation of $20,000 USD towards the purchase of a new ambulance for the hospital in Basseterre. Photo by SKNIS. 

The Christophe Harbour Foundation is pleased to partner with The Ministry of Health, in collaboration with Windsor University School of Medicine and Dr. Cameron Wilkinson, Medical Chief of Staff at Joseph Nathaniel France (JNF) General Hospital in Basseterre to support the purchase of a new ambulance for the hospital.

The Foundation donated $20,000 USD towards the purchase of the ambulance, an effort that was recognized at a fundraising event held at The St. Kitts Marriott on Saturday, July 22. Several...

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Christophe Harbour Hosts Nevis Primary School Students

By Katherine in Christophe Harbour Foundation, Community, St. Kitts

Christophe Harbour was pleased to welcome nearly 100 Nevis primary school students for a site visit this week. The students represented Joycelyn Liburd Primary School, Nevis Academy and Elizabeth Pemberton Primary School as part of the Nevis Tourism Education Program, sponsored by the Nevis Ministry of Tourism.  The Tourism Education Program teaches various tourism-related topics throughout the year and culminates at the end of each school year with a number of field trips that help expose students to the operations of the tourism industry. 

The students enjoyed their very own personal tour of the property and showed much enthusiasm and excitement as they learned bits and pieces about Christophe Harbour and the areas of...

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Christophe Harbour Foundation Gives Vital Support to Youth Development Initiatives

By Katherine in Christophe Harbour Foundation

Tecoya Warner, student of the Charles E Mills Secondary School, is the 2017 Junior Minister of Tourism after winning the 2017 Tourism Youth Congress. Photo courtesy of St. Kitts Tourism Authority. 

The future lies in the hands and minds of our children and what greater cause than the nurturing and education of our Federation’s youth.

Youth development is one of the Christophe Harbour Foundation’s key pillars of support, and as such, the company has donated more than $45,000 USD to youth development initiatives in the Federation in the past year.  From literacy and leadership to social development and tourism awareness, the Foundation is pleased to support many noteworthy organizations throughout the Federation of St. Kitts...

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