We started St. Lucia, We Care! after recognizing a real grassroots need to help Lucians at a time when the island is facing severe challenges due to the Coronavirus pandemic. We're the owners/operators of the popular Treehouse Hideaway Villas in Soufriere St. Lucia. For the past decade, owners and artists Keith Weiskamp and Cynthia Caldwell have been coming to St. Lucia, eventually making the island their second home. Since coming to the island they have been involved with numerous projects including helping local artists build studios and developing sustainable eco-tourisim on the island. Keith and Cynthia are former high tech publishing executives having operated one of the largest technology publishing companies in the US, which was acquired by International Thomson in the late 90s. Keith is futurist, computer scientist, AI-researcher, and worldwide bestselling author having written over 40 technology and science books. Keith and Cynthia divide their time between Scottsdale, AZ, Portland, Maine, and Soufriere, St. Lucia.
Charmaine Perpie is the Hospitality Manager of the Treehouse Hidaway Villas in Soufriere, St. Lucia and the Manager of Moringa Villa. She has worked in hospitality over the past two decades in St. Lucia including positions at the Hummingbird Resort, Fond Doux Resort, and the Anse Chastanet Resort. She is the operations manager for SLWC. She lives in Crestline, Soufriere with her husband Lennox Perpie who is the Security Director for the Soufriere Foundation, which manages popular tourist attractions in St. Lucia including the Gros Piton hike and the Volcano and Sulpher Springs Park.
Cotney John Charles is our logistics manager in Soufriere, St. Lucia. Cotney John is a teacher by profession and recently celebrated her 10th year molding young minds. Cotney has been an active volunteer for many years in Soufriere. She believes in the importance of giving back and making a difference in the world around her. She has served on many youth and sports organizations and community committees. She has also represented Soufriere at youth parliaments, debates, conferences etc. Cotney is known for her fun-loving personality, generous heart, and caring spirit.
Nigel Mitchel is Executive Chef at the famous Ladera Resort in Soufriere, St. Lucia. For the past two decades resort dinners have been wowing guests from all over the world with his award-winning farm-to-table local Caribbean cuisine. Chef Nigel hails from La Pointe, Choiseul, and is helping SLWC with food distribution.
Victor Florence is the owner/operator of Victor's Transport Services based in Soufriere, St. Lucia. His delivery and transport operations serves the island from Castries to Vieux Fort. He is the transportation manager for SLWC.