Treasure Beach Women's Group Benevolent Society (TBWG)
The TBWG was founded in September of the year 2000 under the auspices of the Bureau of Women’s Affairs, and with the help of a U.S. Peace Corps Volunteer, Ann Wilson. Their mission statement is “to promote the advancement of women and the Treasure Beach community as a whole, through education, income producing projects, and awareness of women’s health and women’s issues”.
Their goals for the future include:
Continued leadership training for TBWG members
Starting a local Theatre Group
Creation of a historical exhibition with historical stories and artifacts
Continuing to develop literacy programs
Creating and funding a 2 year position of a Project Coordinator – as a means of capacity building and sustaining their many projects
Continuing and improving their existing projects and community outreach
Expansion to their current location thanks to additional land donated by the James family.
Creation of a small and new business incubator program, with administrative support
Educational workshops from their computer lab
Continue to work closely with other community organizations to enhance the beauty and community spirit of Treasure BeachSee more