Help, including a job and somewhere to live, is on the way for a woman who had been living on the streets with her two infant children for several days.
The case of 29 year old Danae Gibbons has attracted significant attention and concern after it was highlighted.
She was said to have been living on the streets for the past five days with her one-year-old son and three-year-old daughter, staying at the Barbados Alliance to End Homelesness’ shelter on Spry Street during the night and on the grounds of the Treasury Building during the day.
Officers from the Child Care Board took possession of the children yesterday.
President of the Alliance to End Homelessness, Kemar Saffrey, tells Starcom Network News that since the case was highlighted in the media both the business sector and a government agency have come forward to help.
They young lady has been offered a job and housing with the hope that she will soon be reunited with her children.
Ms. Gibbons attended a job interview only this morning. Meantime, the Ministry of People Empowerment has also been in direct contact with her.
President of the Barbados Alliance to End Homelessness, Kemar Saffrey