Operation Friendship was founded 50 years ago using a developmental structure which was responsive to the needs articulated by community residents, It is one of the most respected organizations of it's kind in the Caribbean.
It is a private voluntary development agency, with main offices in the densely populated area of Kingston, and in the Industrial Estate in lower St. Andrew.
“To open portals of opportunity for urban youth by empowering them with marketable skills so that they may become contributing members of society.
Toward this end, we offer educational and employment creation opportunities, comprehensive health care, and a programme aimed at the mitigation of crime and violence.
This develops self pride, self respect and ultimately respect for others as well as civic pride”