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Youth Agricultural Homestead Programme Set To Begin

Port of Spain, May 13, 2022: Minister of Youth Development and National Service, the Honourable Foster Cummings, delivered a motivational address to the first Cohort of his Ministry’s Youth Agricultural Homestead Programme (YAHP) today, at the Government Campus Plaza in Port of Spain. During this well attended Orientation Session, Minister Cummings emphasized that “The Youth […]

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TTPS Credit Union Expands with its New Flagship Building in Barataria

The Ministry of Youth Development and National Service (MYDNS) regards the Trinidad and Tobago Police Service Credit Union as an invaluable stakeholder in the mission to improve the quality of lives and bolster national pride. We are pleased to provide the necessary support through our Co-operative Development Division (CDD), towards the development of the Credit […]

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Youth Minister Tours ECIAF Campus Before Start of YAHP

‘The University of Trinidad and Tobago’s Eastern Caribbean Institute of Agriculture and Forestry (ECIAF) Campus is, by far, the most appropriate institution for our Youth Agricultural Homestead Programme (YAHP) students. Having toured the facilities today, I think they are ready to administer the one-year Certificate Course in Agriculture and Agro-Processing. Thus, the Ministry of Youth […]

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Refurbishment and Construction Works Begin at the Persto Praesto Youth Development and Apprenticeship Centre

Port of Spain, April 05, 2022: Minister of Youth Development and National Service, the Honourable Foster Cummings, today, “kicked off” the long-awaited refurbishment and construction works at the Persto Praesto Youth Development and Apprenticeship Centre in Freeport. During his feature address, Minister Cummings stated “the Government of Trinidad and Tobago is very serious about the […]

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Youth Ministry Partners With TCL For New Agricultural Project

PORT OF SPAIN, April 01, 2022: Minister of Youth Development and National Service, the Honourable Foster Cummings, today, delivered the Feature Address at the Signing Ceremony for a Memorandum of Understanding between the Ministry of Youth Development and National Service (MYDNS) and the Trinidad Cement Limited (TCL) for the Implementation of the Mayo Community Agricultural […]

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Minister Cummings Visits THA Chief Secretary and Tours Tobago Youth Facilities

Youth Development and National Service Minister, the Honourable Foster Cummings, paid a courtesy call on Chief Secretary, the Honourable Farley Augustine, on Tuesday March 22, 2022, at the Office of the Secretary of Finance, Trade and the Economy, in Scarborough, Tobago. During the meeting Minister Cummings and Chief Secretary Augustine discussed a number of high […]

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Minister Cummings ‘Kicks-Off’ Restorative Works at the Former St. Michael’s School for Boys

Port of Spain, March 21, 2022: Minister of Youth Development and National Service, the Honourable Foster Cummings, “kicked-off” restorative works on the facilities for Children in Need of Supervision (CHINS), at the former St. Michael’s School for Boys in Diego Martin. During his brief remarks, Minister Cummings stated “we needed to create safe spaces for […]

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Youth Development Minister to Expand Training Opportunities for Youth in Sangre Grande and Environs

Port of Spain March 15th, 2022. Youth Development and National Service Minister, the Honourable Foster Cummings, today, met with the Member of Parliament for Toco / Sangre Grande, Honourable Roger Monroe, to identify a suitable site for a Non-Residential Youth Development Centre (YDC) at Turure Road, Guaico, Sangre Grande. Minister Cummings was accompanied by a […]

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Deadline for Youth Agricultural Homestead Programme (YAHP) Applications Extended to March 24

Applications for the Youth Agricultural Homestead Programme (YAHP) will now close on Thursday 24th March, 2022. The application form is available online at the Ministry of Youth Development and National Service (MYDNS) website – www.mydns.gov.tt/yahp. On Tuesday 1st March, 2022, the Honorable Foster Cummings, Minister of Youth Development and National Service was the featured speaker […]

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Minister Cummings Tours Josephine Shaw House

Port of Spain, March 14, 2022: Minister of Youth Development and National Service, the Honourable Foster Cummings, today visited the Josephine Shaw House, Henry Street Port of Spain. Minister Cummings, accompanied by Permanent Secretary, Farook Hosein, Deputy Permanent Secretary, Cherryl-Ann Solomon and Director of Youth Affairs Sean Ramrattan, was greeted by Stuart Hutton, Project Manager […]