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Lil Raggamuffin Needs You!

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Zebi and Selena at the bonfire

Zebi Williams is the founder of Lil Raggamuffin Summer Camp, a charity summer camp for the children of a coffee farming community in Jamaica. Proudly entering its 6th year in operation, Lil Raggamuffin is completely grassroots from structure, curriculum, staffing and fundraising. It thrives year after year because It’s part of a global community. YOUR COMMUNITY.

 

 

Every year a group of international and local volunteers come together for one purpose – to engage and educate our youth. The focus is art & entrepreneurship. The goal? To empower a “COMMUNITY OF CREATORS.” www.lilraggamuffincamp.org

Zebi Williams

“I know there are so many programs that you can support. But what is special about The Lil Raggamuffin Summer Camp is that we are working collectively with an entire generation of youth to change the future of a community. Many of our kids are unaware of a life without this camp. We have become a tradition. Our teachings are becoming engrained in their lives.

As our first group of youth graduate highschool and look toward college they are searching for ways that they can 1 – become successful and 2 – give back to their community.

One camper Petrina Bailey is setting out to become the first doctor in the community (the nearest clinic is 1 hour away) She graduated with honors from Secondary school and is looking to attend a 6 year medical program in Cuba. Another lifelong camper – Akeem Fergusson has a dream of becoming a commercial pilot. At the age of 14 he is now one of the youngest people in Jamaica to receive his 1st flight certificate. Most of our children will be first generation high school graduates.”

– Zebi Williams, Lil Raggamuffin founder

Lil Raggamuffin is the launchpad for so many great projects. With just days left to meet its modest $3,500 goal, your donations to the organization would be greatly appreciated. Click here to make a difference TODAY!

 

As a New York City storyteller, filmmaker, digital content creator, and PR strategist, Renae Bluitt created "In Her Shoes" to empower and enlighten women committed to realizing their dreams.

2 Comments

  1. Shireen

    July 6, 2012 at 12:42 am

    Thanks Renae! Please support, donate and share! Even is it’s just a re-post or $5 it adds up and goes a long way!

  2. Nik

    July 6, 2012 at 11:26 am

    Thank you for sharing this Renee. I have been looking to do partner with an organization I believe in for my small business. I have roots in Jamaica and I really like the concepts this camp promotes. I’ve already reached out to Ms. Williams, and look forward to offering my support!

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