Money woes threaten charity’s survival
THE Barbados Alliance to End Homelessness (BAEH) is appealing for Government financial support to keep running operations, including its homeless shelter.
The shelter in Spry Street, The City, opened on January 13.
Yesterday when Governor General Dame Sandra Mason toured the premises which could accommodate up to 90 people a night, she asked BAEH president Kemar Saffrey about funding. He revealed it was private and charitable partnerships that were keeping the organisation afloat.
“We have not received any Government subvention since we opened over ten years. We have pressed year after year. We have sent proposals year after year,” he said.(SNR)
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