Wyclef’s Haiti charity is now defunct after mishandling $16M in donations

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Wyclef’s Haiti charity is now defunct after mishandling $16M in donations
Wyclef Jean
Wyclef Jean

Wyclef Jean’s Yéle Haiti charity, once what the singer said was the country’s “greatest asset and ally” is now defunct and in debt.

The charity’s collapse comes after years of accusations of mishandled funds, which amounted to a reported $16 million following the 2010 earthquake in Haiti.

“Yéle was small before the earthquake, with only $37,000 in assets,” reports The New York Times. “Immediately afterward, money started pouring in. Mr. Jean said he raised $1 million in 24 hours when he urged his Twitter followers to text donations.”

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  1. Ha Ha he's ego is inflated like a balloon on Macy's Thanksgiving day parade,hopes he get tangle in a wire and get deflated. We must always sit down for a minute and reflect on our pass and remember where we came from I saw it coming a mile away.

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