Vision on Mission was named the 2012 recipient of the JB Fernandes Award for NGO Excellence in Trinidad & Tobago for its comprehensive rehabilitation efforts and restorative programs aimed at local ex-inmates.
The award was presented on Friday, May 10, 2012 at the T&T NGO Professionals Conference, sponsored by the JB Fernandes Memorial Trusts and convened by the Institute of International Education (IIE) in partnership with Rockefeller Philanthropy Advisors (RPA).
The JB Fernandes Award for NGO Excellence in Trinidad & Tobago celebrates non-profit organisations that are national models of excellence, improving communities and utilizing best practices in non-profit management. The award is funded by the JB Fernandes Memorial Trusts through RPA, and is administered by IIE.
A judging panel of local and international foundations and non-profits selected Vision on Mission as the 2012 award recipient and five special recognition honorees – Adult Literacy Tutors Association (ALTA), The Cotton Tree Foundation, Mamatoto Resource and Birth Centre, Roxborough Police Youth Club, and SERVOL.