Nicole Simeon, Journalist, Le Nouvelliste
If for certain kids summer vacation means leisure and rest, on the contrary for others there is no respite.
In fact, the summer holiday is for a category of children a season that permits them to earn their own money.
The city of Jacmel for instance, located at 121 km South of the Capital, is home to many of these children. Being mostly girls between 9 and 14 years old, these children live in very precarious economic circumstances.
They are street children or domestics, who come from nearby coastal villages in search of a better life.
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