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Wyclef’s Charity Receives Support From Haitian Official

Though Wyclef Jean‘s controversial Yele Haiti charity organization has been accused of misdirecting funds, ‘Clef recently received a big show of support from his uncle, Haitian Ambassador Raymond Alcide Joseph, who defended the work that the charity has done within Haiti.

“I’m not a financial accountant, I haven’t seen everything, but I think they had people go through the books and they did find some irregularities that were repaired, but as far as wholesale corruption — I say ‘no,’” Joseph explained during a visit to Nashville’s Mt. Olive Missionary Baptist Church in Tennessee. “It’s not because Wyclef Jean is my nephew and I’m defending him but I know his heart is good and he’s been doing good work in Haiti long, long before these people who have appeared on the scene.”

Despite its tarnished reputation, Yele Haiti has raised close to $10 million towards the Haitian relief fund, and has done much to raise awareness about the cause.

“If you Ride with me you are on the Right side or you can follow your slave master and believe what he tells you. Yele Haiti 4 life,” ‘Clef tweeted. “Since some of you like to believe everything you read with out having Facts pass this around! Wyclef is A Alien from out of space. I have been spending money n my country since I was a Fugees! why is it now after the Quake I am being Excuse! They fear I’m gaining ground.”

For more information about Yele Haiti, or to contribute, click here.

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