Stories Of Our Work

Claudine, Nigeria
Zainab, Nigeria
Caritas, Rwanda
Euphrasie, RWanda
Unis, Sudan
Regina, Sudan

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Claudine, Nigeria

Only the first two tabs (Claudine and Zainab) have been built, in terms of the interactions. There was only a picture provided for Claudine, so Zainab's tab looks just like Claudine's.

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Zainab, Nigeria

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Caritas, Rwanda

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Euphrasie, Rwanda

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Unis, Sudan

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Regina, Sudan

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Stories from Jamaicans in Rochester

Meet Reta M. Salmon

Reta Salmon moved to Rochester from Jamaica in search of the American Dream. Less than three years later, her husband unexpectedly passed and Reta found herself widowed with five children. With tenacity, conviction, courage, and an incredible work ethic, Reta took a $3.25/hour job and within seven years she bought her own home.

Over the years, Reta supported Jamaican organizations and events throughout the Rochester community. She raised her children who are now all college graduates and proudly still lives in her home that she bought in 1990.

Today, Reta is 95 and we are forever inspired by Reta’s legacy and contributions to our Rochester community.

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Meet Ron & Millicent Thompson

They arrived in Rochester in 1970 from Canada. Young, recent college graduates preparing to start their life together in a foreign country.With the help of a few new friends, quite a few battles with discrimination, and a fighting spirit, Ron and Millicent Thompson began to build their life in Rochester.

Ron integrated Edison Technical High School as a Social Studies teacher and Millicent became the second Black person to be accepted into Upstate Medical University and graduated top of her class.

Since, they've raised two accomplished sons, traveled the world — extensively throughout Africa, and have made tremendous contributions to the Rochester and Jamaican communities including being members of Rochester West Indian Festival Committee, providing elderly Jamaicans  with transportation, helping Jamaican teachers find jobs, sending and underwriting medical supplies and equipment to Port Mary Hospital, and more.

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