• Marla’s Minute: Tahj’s Story

    ACE has been sponsoring students for almost eight years now. We started with a few kids in the neighborhood that really needed help with food, clothing, books, taxi and shoes. Speeding forward, we now have close to 250 elementary and kindergarten students coming out of our communities of Hampstead, Galina, Water Valley, Mason Hall, and Heywood […]
  • With the iQuest Team comes Talent

    Next time you come down to ACE, you’ll find a bit more color around our little part of Jamaica! To start with, we have had people from all over Mason Hall associated with the Clinic stopping us in town to say thank you for the “most beautiful” sign! Then, there is the incredible wall mural […]
  • They were singing, and dancing, laughing, and having a great time…

    Yes, it’s that time of year again – Vacation Bible School!  Each week in July, teams come down to Jamaica to help ACE facilitate VBS in the four communities we serve. Most of the time, the VBS location is the local public school where our Child Sponsorship Students attend. We find that by holding this […]
  • Green Life Farms is Popping with Pineapples!

    Well, they may not be pineapples yet, but we’ve put over 300 suckers in the ground that will produce a very sweet and juicy pineapple crop next year. Since drought seems to be a common thing these days, we are learning the art of raising these wonderful fruits. With the help of our volunteers, we […]
  • A New Chapter for Amber

    It was an incredible blessing that many of our ACE family were able to celebrate with Amber as she got married this month!  We are so excited for Amber, Brinson, Cameron and Sammie beginning this next season of their lives.  We’d like to share this letter that Amber left with us on her last day.  […]
  • They Arrived – Excited and Wide Eyed

    We are proud to introduce our 2018 iQuest team!  They arrived – excited and wide eyed – on May 23rd prepared for an incredible summer serving with ACE.  When you arrive this summer, you will have the pleasure of meeting Anna, Ben, Carley, Olivia, Roger, and Ryan.  Of course, you may already know Anthony, our […]
  • Marla’s Minute- Big Up 30!

    With this year being ACE’s big 30th birthday, we decided to have you share in some very special “firsts” throughout this season. We’ve aptly given this year the name “BIG UP 30”. BIG UP is a term Jamaicans use to show respect to someone or something and admiration for accomplishment. Just ACE being in Jamaica […]
  • Lorna’s Home is Going UP    

    This month, we are so proud to say that because of all of you, Lorna’s new home is being built by, frankly, all of us!  With the help of the cement mixer, Bullah, Akeel, Yomo, Lorna, and a host of her family and friends all worked hard on getting the footings poured in between rain […]
  • A Different Season for Katie Guy

    Just when you think you know how summer is going to flow, something changes and a new season blows in for Katie. This is what happened a few weeks ago when Katie was returning from a brief visit to the States. Katie starts a new season in the U.S. She is still helping ACE stateside […]
  • It’s your Serve!!!

    ACE sponsored the high school boys’ volleyball team at Oracabessa High School last year. Following a close win for first place, Mr. Moncrieffe, our PE/Education teacher for ACE, introduced volleyball to our primary schools with the hope that some will be promoted to a higher level of competition when moving to secondary education. Just learning […]