Address: 47b South Camp Road
Telephone: (876) 928-5181-6
Fax: (876) 928-5392
Web Site:

The JAMAL Foundation was established on November 5, 1974 as the Jamaican Movement for the advancement of literacy (JAMAL) with the following objectives:

  1. To eradicate illiteracy in the shortest time possible.

  2. To improve the literacy skills of the adult population of Jamaica.

  3. To develop human resources and so enable each adult citizen to participate meaningfully in the social, economic and cultural development of the country

  1. Numeracy

  2. Literacy and

  3. Life skills

Executive Director
Monday - Thursday 8:30 am - 5:00 pmFriday 8:30 am - 4:00 pm

Warren Newby - Chairman
Richard Porteous
Christine Brown
Whitney Smith
Donna McClaren
Candice Newman Kong
Markel Virgo
Tova Hamilton
Damani Johnson
Elsie Charles
Yaneek Watson
Lorna Golding
Shawain Reynolds

* Appointed by Cabinet in April 2016

124 East Street. Parish Office (876) 922-3969. 

JAMAL Foundation/Jamaica Foundation For Lifelong Learning
Government of Jamaica