Caribbean Cargo DC Hosts A Successful Fundraiser

12039381_10153489298425673_6831994100244385336_n(Lanham, MD) A supporter and sponsor of Rebuild Dominica, Inc., Caribbean Cargo DC (CCDC) was the fitting host of a fundraiser on Saturday, September 19th 2015. The event was held at CCDC headquarters in the Washington, DC metro area.

This disaster relief drive was initiated by CCDC Marketing Representative, Barbara Eloi, and assisted by a team of community leaders. Prior to her tenure at CCDC, Eloi was a Customs Officer for the government of Dominica, where she worked on a specialized Customs Reform and Modernization project. Eloi is well-versed with facilitating public outreach efforts via trade shows and related seminars. She is a graduate of the University of the Virgin Islands and holds a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration & Marketing.

During the event, over 10 large shipping barrels were filled with donated clothing, shoes, toys, school supplies, linen, and non-perishable food items. Volunteers sorted through generous items dropped off by supporters of the Dominica disaster relief effort. The event also raised funds through the sales from an on-site cookout and Rebuild Dominica branded t-shirts.


CCDC joins the ranks of sponsors that have gone above and beyond the call of duty for victims of Tropical Storm Erika. On behalf of citizens of Dominica, we extend a very special “Thank You” to CCDC and look forward to doing more good deeds!



About Caribbean Cargo DC

Caribbean Cargo DC, LLC is a licensed and bonded company registered in the state of Maryland. The company, which was established several years ago, is headquartered in the Washington, D.C. Metro area. Caribbean Cargo DC was established by three enterprising principals seasoned in the shipping industry with solid reputations in the business community where they were known for providing reliable, efficient and exceptional customer service.


This write-up was prepared by the Media Relations Team at Rebuild Dominica. For more information regarding this post, contact LaDàna Drigo at 202.670.6489 or

SPAGnVOLA Chocolate Company and Caribbean Agricultural Network Commit to Aid Rebuild Dominica Relief Efforts

When Tropical Storm Erika struck Dominica on August 27th, 2015, the Caribbean Agricultural Network (CAN) was almost complete with finalizing the first international launch of Dominica’s first premium chocolate bar, Chocolat de la Dominique under the SPAGnvola brand. More information is available through CAN.

SPAGnVOLA owners Eric and Cris Reid had traveled to Dominica on February 2015 with CAN leader Gabriel J. Christian designed to produce a premium international chocolate bar from Dominica: Chocolat de la Dominique.

During the trip to Dominica one of the most eloquent boosters for the development of the island’s cocoa industry was fireman Clifton Lewis, aka “Mighty Cocoa Tea” — the name by which he was known as a calypso contest singer. Tragically, both Clifton and his brother Billy were swept away to their deaths during the passage of Tropical Storm Erika by the raging waters of the Roseau River.

In tribute to their commitment to Dominica, CAN and SPAGnVOLA have committed to dedicating the first run of Chocolat de la Dominique to Rebuild Dominica’s aid effort. We thank these business leaders for their generosity.

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