POND ISLAND: Prime Minister Silveria Jacobs recently received the 2020 Annual Report and Financial
Statements of St. Maarten Development Fund’s (SMDF) Audited Annual Report from Managing Director Makhicia Brooks and Program and Development Manager Melanie Choisy.
SMDF is a self-governing organization that receive funds from government.
Jacobs thanked the SMDF team for its work, especially related to the St. Maarten Stimulus Relief Plan (SSRP) Income and Unemployment Support Program. SOAB audited the financials and provided a detailed overview of SMDF’s internal operations and its funding activities to 25 NGOs across five thematic areas: youth development, social care, senior care, poverty alleviation and gender support. The report also covers the management activities such as the SSRP, the Collective Food