As one of the co-founders of the Sustainable Haiti Coalition, I’ve been feeling guilty lately about how little time I’m able to spend on sustaining our initiatives in Haiti. The demands of the local situation, especially after Hurricane Sandy, and following several financially-disastrous years for many of us, have diminished the hope of leading a [...]
3rd Annual Haiti Track at Movement Day 2012 ~ TWO DAY TRACK “Redeveloping Haiti: Partnering for Strategic Impact” Hilton NY Hotel Thursday, September 27th 12:45pm-3:45pm and Friday, September 28th 8:00am-4:00pm We recently received the following very special letter from our friend Marie-Yolaine Eusebe from Community2Community:
This year’s Sustainable Haiti Conference promises to be an extraordinarily useful gathering of people and organizations — with tangible plans, access to investment funding, and innovative solutions to the challenges of rebuilding Haiti. This 3rd annual conference will take place from April 23rd- April 25th, 2012 at the Miami Beach Convention Center. We’ll be hosting [...]
The United States has disbursed only $120 million of its pledge (of $1.15 billion), according to Office of the Special Envoy’s most recent update. Source URL: http://www.thenation.com/article/157646/haiti-wheres-money. Posted to the Permaculture Relief mailing list. Haiti: Where’s the Money? by Isabel Macdonald The Nation January 11, 2011 After a devastating earthquake killed more than 200,000 people [...]
Hi all! We are about to launch our 2 1/2-month Train-the-Trainer for the Nouvelle Vie Youth Corps. Twenty of our strongest Haitian youth leaders will be trained to facilitate community empowerment and meditation workshops, yoga courses, and, of course Permaculture trainings, focused on food security and composting/waste management. We’ve been searching for Kreyol translations of [...]
Here is a list of projects, which amount to over $1.6B, that were approved at the IHRC board meeting on 17 August 2010.
Download PDF Version: ProgressReportontheCoalition29AugFinal The Coalition was founded in March 2010 at the Sustainable Haiti conference in Miami. Over the recent months, we have been actively engaged establishing in growing the Coalition and creating the conditions to build its infrastructure and ensure success. This report speaks to current members, individuals and organizations who’ve signed up to [...]