Haitian schoolchildren to receive helping hand from Barbados’ Opposition with fund-raising concert come October

In the midst of the current political bacchanal in Barbados over striking doctors, housing contracts and an administration run amuck while its real leader recuperates – an initiative is being spearheaded by Her Majesty’s Loyal Opposition of Barbados to help Haitian children become better equipped to deal with the world as they get older.

Haitian-American entertainer Wyclef Jean has vowed to run for President of Haiti, this is a mammoth task to assume - but Barbados' BLP is looking to ease the load somewhat

Haitian-American entertainer Wyclef Jean has vowed to run for President of Haiti, this is a mammoth task to assume - but Barbados' BLP is looking to ease the load somewhat

Political leader of the Barbados Labour Party, Mia Mottley QC, has liaised with Government officials to get “Helping Hands For Haiti” underway… Haiti is still under a monumental task of recovery after a massive and deadly earthquake in January this year, so Ms Mottley has rallied her colleagues to have a plan running with the Salvation Army to use technology to get young Haitians back on their feet {CLICK ON FOLLOWING LINK FOR FULL AUDIO};-

The Opposition Leader, while speaking at Lester Vaughan Secondary recently, told the audience she contacted both the Prime Minister and Education Minister to alert them of the plan to twin with four primary and two secondary schools in Haiti with the guidance of the Salvation Army

She also revealed significant funds have been raised to host a concert here in the next six weeks or so… {CLICK ON FOLLOWING LINK FOR FULL AUDIO};-

There will be a concert in late October to raise funds, the monies used will allow Bajan and Haitian pupils to interact via virtual technologies

Barbadian schoolchildren will get a chance to learn Kreyol, Haiti's patois, while Haitian pupils will benefit from Barbados' high literacy rate

Barbadian schoolchildren will get a chance to learn Kreyol, Haiti's patois, while Haitian pupils will benefit from Barbados' high literacy rate

Ms Mottley explained to St Thomas residents recently that the BLP cannot always look to start projects simply for votes, but some efforts must occur so as to uplift their spirits by helping others and to do so for the betterment of all Caribbean peoples.

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