On a Mission to Help Parents Secure a Bright Future for their Children

Heritage Education Funds International Inc. (HEFI) is the distributor of the Heritage International Scholarship Trust Plan (HIST), a cooperative Education Savings Plan that helps parents, grandparents, guardians, and other interested individuals to save towards the ever-increasing cost of a post-secondary/tertiary education.

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One of the best gifts a child can ever receive is a good education. And Heritage Education Funds International Inc., a subsidiary of PROVEN Group Limited, is proud to have a long tradition of helping students realise life’s possibilities through higher education.

The Fund has been helping thousands of families lessen the financial burden of paying for a university/college education since 1983. To date, it has enrolled over 50,000 children and paid out more than US$ 208 million in savings and Educational Assistance Payments (EAPs) to its subscribers.

Having established a footing in the Caribbean since the 1990s. Heritage Fund has grown to become one of the leading distributors of Education Savings Plans (ESPs) in the region with offices in Bermuda, The Bahamas, British Virgin Islands, and Jamaica.


A robust Education Investment Plan

The Fund offers the Caribbean’s first and one of the largest USD (United States Dollar) Education Savings Plan - a safe, high-performing, and flexible program that facilitates a convenient way for parents, guardians, family, and friends to start saving for their children’s university/college education early.

The Heritage Plan is a time-defined, goal-directed, disciplined savings program, and fixed-income investment where subscribers make money contributions on behalf of children who are under 14 years of age at the time of enrollment.

The Heritage International Scholarship Trust Plan provides flexible Educational Assistance Payments (EAPs)

Regional Impact

Through this convenient Plan and a Scholarship Trust, Heritage Education Funds International Inc. has been making a big difference in the lives of many families and communities in the Caribbean for close to 30 years. The Fund has paid out close to US$100 million in accumulative savings and Education Assistance Payments (EAPs) to subscribers and students from different countries in the region.

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    More than 15,000 students enrolled and over US$58 million in savings and Education Assistance Payments (EAPs) to Jamaican children for their tertiary education.
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    Over 7,000 students enrolled and more than US$57 million in education savings and EAPs to Bermudian children.
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    Over $44 million in EAPs issued to Bahamian students.
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    More than US$3.2 million in savings and EAPs issued to subscribers and beneficiaries in the British Virgin Islands.
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Thinking about saving for your child’s post-secondary education? The earlier you start planning, the less you’ll spend, and the more you can save over time.

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PROVEN Group Limited, (PIL/PROVEN) is the Caribbean’s premier “Income & Growth Strategy” Investment Company, built on the solid reputation of providing investors with safe and consistent returns on their investments. The company’s main objective is to provide shareholders with consistent returns, through a diversified portfolio of regional and international investments spread across three main investment strategies. PROVEN’s core investments include a portfolio of banking and wealth management companies with operations throughout the Caribbean, mainly in Jamaica, Cayman, St. Lucia, Bermuda and the British Virgin Islands.