For the last decade, the Urban Development Commission has transformed some vulnerable communities in urban Barbados to more vibrant districts with modern social amenities.
To mark this milestone, the Commission will hold a week of activities from Sunday, August 22 to Saturday, August 28, under the theme “Urban development Commission Committed to Improving Urban Barbados”. A church service at the New Dimension Ministries, the Transformation Centre, Barbarees Hill, St. Michael will start the week, which will include a public lecture, a community outreach programme, customer and staff appreciation days and a Community Greening Day. To culminate the week of activities, the UDC will host a Family Fun Day for its staff and their relatives.
In August 2007, Barbados saw the creation of an organisation that would play a major role in the fight to alleviate poverty, particularly in