About

The Voice Of One – Overcomers Club

The Voice Of One – Overcomers Club is a Community Benefit , Non-governmental Organisation, established 2001.  Since then we have been fostering the establishment and understanding of PRINCIPLES for success. Functioning as a Centre For Learning and Psychosocial Support and the “Catalyst” for reformation and transformation of attitudes and behaviours. Our projects are built upon the wisdom derived from the understanding that it is Choice, Not Chance, that Determines Destiny.

Our Vision:

Homes, Communities within the twin-island state of Trinidad and Tobago are safe, via our “social-capital” being nurturing and compassionate – “reflective practitioners” of the golden rule, respects “non-subjective-truth”, morality, individuals and the original family unit – stimulates Spiritual, Intellectual, Emotional and Physical Development.

Our Mission:

To Mobilize, Teach and Liberate…the youth, service providers, the vulnerable and the captive.

Biography of Founder

Name: Anderson Figaro

What I believe:

I believe that every life is unique, precious, and valuable and should be provided with meaningful experiences to foster and facilitate their holistic development and to maximize his or her full potential.

My Objective:

Practise being a catalyst for positive change in individuals and organizations, and undertake lifelong learning activities for ongoing self- development.

Experience:

18 years’ work experience combined with volunteer work, strengthening skills in observation, and analysis for character formation, attitude and behavior in individuals and community benefit organizations.

Founder/Foundation and Chief-Executive-Officer of the Community Benefit Organization: The Voice Of One – Overcomers Club –Established in 2001. Creator and Lead facilitator of the organization program: Choice, Not Chance, Determines Destiny, and its auxiliary projects. Lead facilitator of the organizations Secondary Entrance Assessment (S.E.A.) mentorship program: Project Blossom (now known as ‘Leaders are not Chameleons’).

Creator and host of Kingdom Drive a radio program designed to teach, mobilize and liberate the captives.

Graduate of the University of West Indies:

  • Social Work
  • Psychology

Pastoral studies:

  • CREDI – Catholic Bible Institute TT
  • Miracle Ministries School of Ministry

Master Trainer:

  • Ministry of Education/UNICEF – Health and Family Life Education (HFLE)

Following are some of the boards/committees served on:

  • National AIDS Coordinating Committee –Ministry of Health.
  • Public Relations Officer of the Couva, Tabaquite, Talparo Civil Society Network
  • Vice Chair of the treatment and Care Sub-Committee IHA- Ministry of Health
  • Caribbean Regional Networks of NGOs

A committed, passionate, well informed, courageous motivational speaker, activist, educator, evangelist, and visionary, who considers himself not at all inferior to the most eminent “Agents of Change”….what comes upon me daily is my deep concern for all peoples…

Telephone: (868)679-6747

E-mail:          von_oc@yahoo.com