Dominica benefits from “Caribbean Love Now” Foundation
Dominica is set to get assistance with rehabilitation, courtesy of Caribbean love Now. After Caribbean countries were ravaged by hurricanes Irma and Maria last year; the American businessman Josef Bogdanovich organized a concert at the National Indoor Centre in St Andrew, Jamaica on November 22, 2017, in order to raise funds to help the battered countries.
The concert which was called Jamathon raised US$250,000.00 and it was earmarked to rebuild some schools and health centers.
Bogdanovich believes it is critical for these ravaged islands to be restored, so they can be prepared to face more hurricanes in the future.
The Jamathon show was aired online and many Jamaicans donated cash and kind. These donors included Prime Minister Andrew Holness who gave US$1500, The Entertainment and Culture Minister, Olivia Babsy Grange who donated US$100,000.00, Bogdanovich gave US$15000.00, Reggae Sumfest promoter, Robert Russell pledged US$1500.
Persons who are connected to the Reggae Music industry also supported the concert; Beres Hammond, Beenie Man, Sean Paul, Jah Cure, Third World, Toots and the Maytals and Soca Artistes Fay-Ann Lyons and Bunji Garlin performed.
Usain Bolt’s Track and Records, Down Sound Records, Downsound Entertainment, Reggae Sumfest, Rapid True Value and other companies also pledged cooperation.
Caribbean Love Now has a mission to support communities actress the Caribbean who in health and Education, it is a foundation that is based in Jamaica.