The Sunbeam Foundation

❈ 2020 Project 

The FOOD PRODUCTION IN MOTION project- "Reducing Food Insecurity in Trinidad and Tobago, one Community at a time" 

Project's overarching goal- This project seeks to establish climate-smart, self-sustaining urban cluster gardens in major communities throughout Trinidad and Tobago


  1. Building capacity so that at least 400 persons (adults and youth) have improved knowledge and practical skill sets to grow produce via "healthier and more sustainable techniques" .
  2. Facilitating production and monthly sale of this produce at competitive prices to the community.

Project duration: January 2020 - December 2020 [servicing the Malabar/ Arima community district]. 

Major Stakeholder(s)

  • The Global Environment Facility Small Grants Programme (GEF SGP)
  • The Ministry of Agriculture Land and Fisheries
  • The Ministry of Education
  • AquaVege Ltd.- youth vocational training
  • Malabar/ Arima Non-Government Organization (MANGO)- NGO

  • Caribbean Fashion and Arts Feature Festival (CFAFF)- NGO

  • Environmental and Social Consultative Association (ESCA)- NGO

  • Upper Malabar Phase IV Community Centre & Malabar R.C. Primary

  • Carapo Community Centre with Carapo R.C. Primary 

  • Pinto/Santa Rosa Community Centre with Santa Rosa Government Primary 

  • La Horquetta Community Centre

Specific achievements to date: Kindly visit our Instagram and Facebook Pages for weekly updates on the training currently being held at Malabar Phase 4 community centre.

To register for training at the Malabar Phase 4 site:

To register for training at any of the other training sites in Arima:

To register to be a volunteer at the community garden in Malabar:

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