About the Nathan Ebanks Children Advocacy Group Inc.
The Nathan Ebanks Children Advocacy Group Inc. (the NECAG) facilitates advocacy supports, training/capacity development, and outreach to children and parents of children with a spectrum of disabilities to ensure a life without limits.
The NECAG and its affiliate the Nathan Ebanks Foundation have a mission to advance the independence, productivity and full citizenship of children with disabilities by providing capacity-building and intervention services and support to children in Jamaica and their families—one person at a time, one family at a time. The NECAG works to enact real change—to revolutionize care, influence policy, raise standards of living and create opportunities—impacting the lives of thousands living with disabilities and special needs in Jamaica.
It’s a commitment to a life without limits for Children with disabilities
We’re committed to change and progress for children with disabilities, whether it is a disability evidenced from birth, the result of an accident.
We work through the Nathan Ebanks Foundation in Jamaica to provide education, health, social and other supports to children (0-21) with disabilities: physical, cognitive, mental and emotional, sensory; and those who with special education needs.
The Nathan Ebanks Foundation, we fund projects to provide resources and training for parents, caregivers and educators to help children with any developmental disability or delay, start achieving a life without limits at an early age.
Our Vision, Mission and Value
Our vision A world in which every child, especially children with disabilities access the education, health and other supports they need to learn, thrive, develop and be included in their community.
Our mission To mobilize international funding and supports to advance the health, education, social inclusion, welfare and independence of children with disabilities and special needs. To inspire positive change into the daily lives of the children and their families.
We respect and value each other, and work with partners to leverage national and international strength in making a difference for the children we work for. We are always open to new ideas and embrace change, and take disciplined risks to develop innovative and sustainable solutions for the children and family we serve. We aspire to live to the highest standards of integrity and always act in the best interests of children.
Photo Credit: Children’s Expo & Special Needs Resource Fair
Nathan Ebanks Children Advocacy Group Inc. (the NECAG ) is governed and led by world-class people, all committed to achieving breakthroughs in the way children with disabilities and special needs and those who are most vulnerable are treated.
The Nathan Ebanks Children Advocacy Group Inc. Board of Directors oversees our global strategy and programmes. Our board members provide heart, compassion, insights and expertise. They are all leaders in their field, including Finance, business, organizational leadership, education, healthcare, and strategy. Our Chair is a former investment banker. Read their biographies here.
As a 501(c) (3) non-profit organization, the NECAG relies on individual and corporate contributions made by donors who believe in our work and will advocate on our behalf. To ensure their generosity merits the respect and trust of the general public and that donors and prospective donors can enjoy complete confidence in our fiduciary stewardship of their gifts, the Nathan Ebanks Children Advocacy Group Inc. monitors compliance with applicable federal and state regulations, files audited financial statements, and makes material information available to donors upon requests.