Denton Program donates 10,000 pounds of food to feed 13,000 poor Kittitian and Nevisian households
By: Erasmus Williams
Basseterre, St Kitts, April 13, 2019 – A United States military aircraft that landed at the Robert L Bradshaw International Airport earlier this month delivered some 10,000 pounds of food on behalf of a donor to feed an estimated 13,000 Kittitian and Nevisian households classified as poor.
According to a United States Airforce article by Staff Sgt. Della Creech, 315th Airlift Wing Public Relations officer, the humanitarian aid was delivered by the United States joint aircrew from the 315th and 437th Airlift wing’s from Joint Base Charleston, South Carolina on April 6.
Creech said that according to the Denton application, “it is estimated 13,000 St. Kittitian households are classified as poor with approximately 25 percent of the population generating less than $53 (U.S. Dollars) of weekly income.”
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