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 Help Out in Haiti: Cuban Social Workers
Raphael expressed the gratitude and recognition of Haitian President Rene Preval and Prime Minister Jacques Edouard Alexis at a ceremony also attended by Cubas ambassador Raul Barzaga, Granma Newspaper reported.

As a result of the social workers efforts 2.8 million low-energy consumption light bulbs were installed, 7 percent more than originally planned, reported Prensa Latina.

The Cubans carried out their work in several departments of Haiti. This included visits to 93,572 homes and 63,000 workplaces, state government statistics.

The program is taking place under the Bolivarian Alternative for the Americas (ALBA), a regional initiative that emphasizes social aspects and mutually beneficial economic cooperation.


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