At Risk Children Foundation Is Changing The Life Of Those With No Hope
Persistent problems of unemployment, skyrocketing inflation post-earthquake, and hurricane rebuilding have left many Haitian families struggling to adjust to the “new normal” These days, providing one starchy meal per day and a tattered temporary shelter is all they can offer their children. Under such difficult circumstances, parents face painful decisions — do they send their children away to work as domestic servants in exchange for food and an education, or do they keep them at home and watch them slowly starve because there’s no money for food or to send them to school?
These are the harsh, life-and-death issues that have brought children to At Risk Children school program. At Risk school program provides the poorest of the poor with benefits they may never otherwise receive — Health care surveillance, food supplement; educational opportunities; and job training programs that promise a better future. “I sometimes wonder how many children we are saving from a life of slavery,” says Doctor Norman Carroll, Chairman of At Risk Children. “I know in my heart that a good percentage of our kids would have no other option but to go that route if we were not here.
Custine After Matthew
This video content is by Press TV Documentaries that we hope will raise the awareness about child in domestic servitude in Haiti, and spread the word . We would like to thank the Press TV Documentaries for allowing us to use real photos for the website presentation, and info from their documentaries.
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