Press Release:- PwC firms operating in the Caribbean have collectively donated
US$50,000 to disaster relief and recovery efforts in Haiti after last month’s 7.2 magnitude
The money was raised by the partners and employees of the PwC firms in The Bahamas,
Bermuda, British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands, East Caribbean (Barbados and St.
Lucia), Guyana, Jamaica and Trinidad and Tobago.
A cash donation of US$50,000 has been made to the Caribbean Disaster Emergency Management Agency (CDEMA), a regional inter-governmental agency for disaster management in the Caribbean Community (CARICOM).
Frazer Lindsay, CEO of PricewaterhouseCoopers Caribbean Region Ltd., said: “PwC
in the Caribbean stands with the people of Haiti who continue to suffer in the aftermath of
this devastating earthquake, which took the lives of more than 2,000 people and
destroyed over 50,000 homes. We are pleased to make this donation to CDEMA to help
with reconstruction and ongoing humanitarian aid efforts.”
Ronaele Dathorne-Byard, PwC East Caribbean, ESG Leader, said: “Our hearts go out
to the tens of thousands of Haitians affected by the tragedy. Disaster response and relief
is a vital part of our ESG programme at PwC and we are proud of our people across the
Caribbean for responding so quickly and generously to this fundraiser.”