In 2022, Abyssinia a Journey of CHANGE was rebranded as Abyssinia a Journey of Challenging Harmful and Negative Gender Expressions and is aligned to ROOTS Foundation’s Life Management curriculum.

In 2017, in response to the Rasta City vs Muslim City street gang violence, ROOTS Foundation launched Abyssinia a Journey of CHANGE. This behaviour modification model for 11-24-year-old youth presents a fresh and dynamic social intervention approach to drugs, gangs, and all categories of violence.

In 2022, Abyssinia a Journey of CHANGE was rebranded as Abyssinia a Journey of Challenging Harmful and Negative Gender Expressions and is aligned to ROOTS Foundation’s Life Management curriculum.

Under the Patronage of US-born Lamont Carey and in partnership with NALIS, Abyssinia a Journey of CHANGE (Challenging Harmful and Negative Gender Expressions) will collaborate with the U.S. Embassy Port of Spain by hosting workshops at NALIS, Port of Spain.

Between 2017 & 2023 Abyssinia a Journey of CHANGE has engaged 9,719 youth globally. (Seasons 1 - 4)

Primary Schools (Std.5 Students)
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Secondary School Students
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Servol Adolescent Development Programme & Junior Life Centre Trainees
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College (Form 6 Students)
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University Students
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G.P.S EmpoWomen Global Summit Students (six-countries)
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Abyssinia Engagement Breakdown

2017 – Season 1
❑ Servol Adolescent Development Programme & Junior Life Centre: 107 Trainees
❑ Secondary Schools: 3862 Students

2018 – Season 2
❑ Secondary Schools: 5373 Students

2019-21 Season 3
❑Primary Schools (Std. 5): 60 Students

❑College (Form 6): 18 Students

❑ University: 17 Students

❑ GPS EmpoWomen Global Summit (6 countries): 158 Students

2022-23 Season 4
❑ Servol Adolescent Development Programme: 55 Trainees
❑ Secondary School: 59 Students
❑ Primary School (Std. 5): 10 Students

2023 Season 5

❑ Secondary Schools: Ongoing

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