Barbados: People can now donate to Hurricane Elsa Relief Fund 

The citizens of the Caribbean island - Barbados and those who are currently living in the diaspora are inspired to give graciously to the Hurricane Elsa Relief Fund in order to support hundreds of Barbadians to get back on to normalcy. 

Barbados: The citizens of the Caribbean island – Barbados and those who are currently living in the diaspora are inspired to give graciously to the Hurricane Elsa Relief Fund in order to support hundreds of Barbadians to get back on to normalcy. 

The account, which is set up at the Central Bank of Barbados, is in keeping with a promise made by Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley more than a week ago to provide financial support by way of an account to support those who are severely affected by the Category 1 Hurricane.

The citizens of Barbados who are living abroad may transfer funds to –

  • Bank of America, 150 W Flager Street, Miami Florida, 33130
  • Swift Code: BOFAUS3M or BOFAUS3N
  • Account number: 1901452110
  • Account name: Central Bank of Barbados
  • Swift Address: CBABBBBB

The local citizens who want to contribute to Online Banking platforms can donate by following steps- 

  • Transaction type – Domestic transfer to another bank
  • Add beneficiary/transferee
  • Bank – Central Bank of Barbados
  • Account number – 243671
  • Account type – Chequing
  • Enter BDS $ amount
  • Transfer

Individuals can also transfer funds or donate by instructing their bank to debit their account and transfer via RTGS to –

  • Bank – Central Bank of Barbados
  • Account Name – Hurricane Elsa Relief Fund
  • Account number – 243671

The Caribbean island has been affected by Hurricane Elsa on Friday, July 2, 2021. Till now, more than 4,000 homes have been damaged across the Barbados island. 

Hurricane Elsa has caused damaged to the other Caribbean Regions and brought heavy rainfall in several regions. 

The above information was provided by the Barbados Government Information Service that is BIGS. This Department is responsible for disseminating public information to multiple news media and the general public.

The BGIS was established in the year of 1958 in reply to the need to inform and educate the general public regarding government and its activities.