What is The barcam?

The barcam was founded on December 27, 1989 and is based in Trinidad and Tobago, West Indies. The barcam can be defined as a developmental organisation, which is primarily involved in the execution of activities and programmes aimed at the development of youth, communities and corporate entities via participation, education, entrepreneurship, the environment, training, the promotion of culture and a variety of humanitarian endeavours.

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Where did it all start?

In September 1988 when Selvyn C. Lewis, Bevon Edwards, Dexter Jeffrey, Jason Sylvester and Davon Felix ascended to the fourth form level of the Point Fortin Senior Secondary School, close friendships amongst them were forged. They formed an organisation called Daddy Pompey and the CIA Crew. The essential goal behind "Daddy Pompey and the CIA Crew" was to put forward positive messages through music.

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Logo Brief

The barcam is an organization founded on December 27, 1989. The organization is based in Trinidad and Tobago, West Indies. The barcam can be defined as a developmental organization. It is primarily nvolved in the execution of activities and programmes aimed at the development of youth, communities and corporate entities through participation, education, entrepreneurship, the environment, training, the promotion of culture and a variety of humanitarian endeavors. The barcam´s base is located in the Borough of Point Fortin (south Trinidad) and also has an arm in the St. Augustine area (north east Trinidad) with mobile units in Tobago.

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How are we organised?

The barcam?s base is located in the Borough of Point Fortin (south Trinidad) and also has an arm in the St. Augustine area (north Trinidad ) and Tobago . Members of these arms participate in the programmes created and governed by departments/organisations.

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Why use The barcam?

There have been two dominant schools of thought as it relates to education and development, Child-Centre and Knowledge driven approaches. British educator and theatre director, Garvin Bolton describes the Knowledge centred approach as the teacher or facilitator being the full pitcher and the participant being an empty glass waiting to be filled with information. This approach leaves little room for participation and initiative.

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We have many reasons to be proud

The following highlights some achievements of the organisation:

To date, the organisation has worked in at least twelve (12) Caribbean islands and other CARICOM states including Guyana, Suriname and Belize.

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What can we offer you?

Through its various departments, The barcam caters to varied needs. Among the services offered are capacity building, mediation, environmental conservation, and personal and professional development programmes.

Contact us so that we can design a programme suited to your needs. Our professionals are always ready to discuss your development.

Personal & Professional Development, Capacity Building Workshops.
Events Management.
Interventions (Developmental Theatre, Capoeira, Music & Dance).

  • Address: #7 Warner Street, Point Fortin, Rep. of Trinidad and Tobago W.I.
  • Phone: Selvyn Lewis (868)-765-6889 / Gachelle Gilkes 1(868)-484-4004
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We are here to serve you!

The barcam has been called upon by many organisations to serve in a variety of capacities. We are happy to serve, and will be proud to aid you in any way necessary. This fully encompasses the meaning of The barcam:
Who Has Utilised Our Services?

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Sponsorship

Since 2006 The barcam, recognising that in its earlier days, received tremendous support from its stakeholders, embarked on an initiative to provide direct funding to individuals and organisations without the hassle of organisational bureaucracy. To date, the organisation has contributed over 40,000USD to various causes.

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