The Caribbean Exchange: Barrel Children
Segment aired September 23, 2023
Barrel children is a term used to describe those left behind in the care of relatives or friends when their parents migrate to other countries to attain a better standard of living.
The phrase references the barrels of essentials, food, and gifts parents would send home
Afiya Cozier, Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor joins host Nati Kamau-Nataki for the conversation.
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