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Youth Ministry Expands YAHP introduction of New Part-Time Cycle

A new part-time cycle of the Youth Agricultural Homestead Programme (YAHP) was launched by the Ministry of Youth Development and National Service on Thursday 24th November, 2022 at the Government Campus Plaza, Port of Spain. This cycle will allow for 200 successful applicants to attend evening and weekend classes starting in 2023. Applications open on […]

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Former St Michael’s School Well Underway to Opening

The Former St Michael’s School for Boys will be opened in a matter of months. This information was shared with the Honourable Foster Cummings, Minister of Youth Development and National Service as he led a site visit with Ministry officials to the Diego Martin location on Tuesday 1st November, 2022. “I have been hearing of […]

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Minister Cumminings Initiates Construction at Sevilla Transition Home for Young Women

Minister of Youth Development and National Service, the Honourable Foster Cummings, “kicked off” construction works for the Sevilla Transition Home for Young Women in Couva on October 31, 2022. “The construction of this facility will assist in bridging the gap young women face when they come of age and are required to leave community residences. […]

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100 Young People to Benefit from Shade House Production Training

The Ministry of Youth Development and National Service welcomed its first cohort of one hundred (100) young people to its Youth Agricultural Shade House Project (Shade House Project) on Thursday 13th October, 2022 at the Daaga Auditorium, University of West Indies, St. Augustine. The Shade House Project is a one year full-time programme designed to […]

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Shade House Applications close on October 7

Applications for the Youth Agriculture Shade House Project will close on Friday 7th October, 2022. Interested applicants can access the online application form via the Ministry’s website – www.mydns.gov.tt The Shade House project, an initiative of the Ministry of Youth Development and National Service (MYDNS) offers young nationals between the ages of 16 and 35 […]

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Minister Cummings addresses 727 CCC Graduates

The Honourable Foster Cummings, Minister of Youth Development and National Service, extended hearty congratulations as he addressed the 727 graduates of the CCC Programme at a Graduation Ceremony, today, at the NESC Compound, Couva. CCC offers young persons ages 16-25 years, technical/vocational skills training, life skills enhancement and sport development. The programme seeks to: nurture […]

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Youth’s Finest Honoured at the National Youth Awards 2022

Twenty-five young people and five youth-led and youth-serving entities were honoured by the Ministry of Youth Development and National Service at the 26th edition of the National Youth Awards at the Hyatt Regency Trinidad, Port of Spain on Sunday 25th September, 2022. “The National Youth Awards offers a distinct opportunity to celebrate, validate and motivate […]

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Notice of Cancellation

The Request for Proposals for Consultancy Services for the Revision ofa National Micro and Small Enterprise Policy for Trinidad and Tobago Please be advised that the Ministry of Youth Development and National Service (“the Ministry”) has cancelled the Request for Proposals for Consultancy Services for the Revision of a National Micro and Small Enterprise Policy […]

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MYDNS pays tribute to MiLAT Cadet, Emmanuel Monsegue

Port of Spain, 25 August, 2022: The Ministry of Youth Development and National Service (MYDNS), extends deepest condolences to the family and friends of MA21046 Cadet Emmanuel Monsegue. Cadet Monsegue was enrolled in the Military-Led Academic Training (MiLAT) Programme up until his untimely passing, which has plunged the MiLAT Academy, and by extension the Ministry […]