Shanea Strachan is an award-winning Bahamian Film and Television Producer & Director, a self-defined Visual Storyteller, Shanea has been producing content for more than a decade. Her passion lies in telling untold stories and creating impactful and inspiring content that addresses social and human issues with the aim to inspire and promote change through her work.
Shanea Strachan is the 2020/2021 Bahamian Chevening Scholar. Selected from a competitive field of candidates. Shanea currently resides in the UK where she is pursuing a Masters in Producing Film & Television at Bournemouth University.
Chevening is the UK government’s global scholarship program that offers future leaders the unique opportunity to study in the UK. Shanea plans to return home and become a Producer at the Broadcasting Corporation of the Bahamas, where she will focus on content development, creation, and commissioning.
Hearty Burritos was founded in February 2019 in Grand Bahama, Bahamas, by Shanea after she realized that many persons in her community lacked food. She describes Hearty Burritos as love and service and action. Her mission is to spread the love of God by serving the community and others.
Every month, Hearty Burritos goes out into the community and serves residents "Hearty Meals". Hearty Meals include a Hearty Burrito, a healthy snack, fruit, and drink. Several times per year, Hearty Burritos host Giveback Events in the community to supply those in need with groceries, clothes, and other necessities.
Since beginning in February, Hearty Burritos have served over 200 Hearty Burritos throughout the community of Grand Bahama and have made local news for its philanthropic efforts.
"I don't create stars. I create opportunities for them to shine." -Shanea Strachan
Shanea Strachan Founder of the Hearty Burrito Charity gave back to Grand Bahama residents during the organization’s first major community giveaway on Saturday (March 30) at the Downtown Freeport parking lot.
Strachan spoke to The Freeport News about the importance of helping the community.