St Lucia: ‘Youth at Risk ‘ Organisation giving free care packages

The small Caribbean island country St Lucia is undergoing a problematic crisis caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, which leads to both economic & social problems. 

St Lucia: The small Caribbean island country St Lucia is undergoing a problematic crisis caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, which leads to both economic & social problems. 

In order to fight against this challenging situation, Non-Profit Organisations are coming forward to support the vulnerable of the country.

One such organization is- Yout at Risk Organisation, managed by Ms. Tiffeny Jones. She is distributing free food care packages to St Lucian’s. 

Ms. Jones stated that she would continuously aid the St Lucians.

The youth at Risk coordinator said that anyone could contact them via social media & she noted that they have a Facebook page named ” Youth at Risk.”

Tiffeny Jones said that in care packages, they provide mainly food items & other essential items too. 

She further noted that ” As our main intends to give aid to the needy people.” 

She stated that some people come to us through our Ngo members & sometimes, when we go into the community, persons sometimes pointed out to us. 

She also pointed out that we mainly try to help the elderly, single-parent households, and households with no income via our scheme.

Talking about the durability of this program, Ms. Jones said, “We don’t have a duration time; as long as we’re receiving funds, we will continue with our care package program.

“We’re helping the needy as long as the individual needs the little assistance we are willing to help.” She added.

She also notified that the duration of the beneficiary to one family depends on the family’s size & it would like to a couple of days to one to 2 weeks.

St Lucia is one of the most affected countries by a deadly coronavirus in the Caribbean region. Many experts have criticized the Chastanet government & there is enormous anger in public.

Small Island country had witnessed 3,814 confirmed cases with 3,442 recoveries & 43 deaths. 

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