Invited to Haiti by the J/P Haitian Relief Organization, along with founder and CEO, American actor Sean Penn, Madonna and her son visited various humanitarian projects managed by her ex-husband in Petion-Ville, a suburb of Port-au-Prince.
Sean Penn and his organization have been involved in providing many programs in Port-au-Prince including health care, education, construction and permanent housing for displaced earthquake survivors residing in the Petion-Ville Camp that had nearly 60,000 people.
Madonna, tourism minister Stephanie, and Rocco son of the pop singer
"The progress that has been made in Haiti is extraordinary, but it's clear there is so much more to be done," said Madonna. "I'm very inspired by J/P HRO's dedication and long-term commitment to the families and children of Haiti. What Sean and his organization have done is truly remarkable. It's vital that the world stays on course with the reconstruction of Haiti." She also toured the site of the national palace, which J/P HRO cleared last year, and then visited the slums of Cite Soleil.
She encouraged fans to support her ex-husband's organization, which is paving the way to a brighter future for many people.
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A stunning view of Anse Dufour and Abakabay Resort, Ile-a-Vache
In the meantime, the Minister of Tourism in Haiti, Stephanie Villedrouin, has benefited from the American pop singer's visit to tour with her and Sean Penn, on Tuesday, November 26th, the beautiful island of Ile-a-Vache, where the Government has placed a large tourism development project. One way to reveal the humanitarian missionary other faces of Haiti. Madonna also took advantage to post photos of the country's inspiring children and various locales, such as Port-Morgan and Abakabay, the island's captivating resorts.
American actor Sean Penn was very proud to introduce Madonna and her son to the work his organization is doing in Haiti and hope that more people will visit Haiti and see for themselves the beauty, spirit and potential of this great country.
Last update 12-15-13