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Haiti Economy

Hope for Haiti: The Republic of NGOs

Josh Pence | Posted 10.09.2012 | Impact
Josh Pence

When you stand face-to-face with a person who is shedding tears of gratitude for the support they have received and witness their progress, it is clear that help is not in vain. Call it naiveté, call it blind faith, call it Pollyannaish. Or call it what it is: hope.

Is Haiti Poor? Its People Respond

Beverly Bell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Beverly Bell

That depends on how you define poverty and wealth. We have solidarity, community and other riches, too, like people who work hard for the global economy. But it's hard for a little country to rise up, especially in our case.

Valentin Abe: Helping Haitians Feed Themselves With Fish Farming Projects

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

When Valentin Abe arrived in Haiti, he was startled that fishing that wasn't a large part of the island nation's economy. Abe had a simple vision: fis...

Earthquake To Cost Haiti's Economy At Least 15% Of GDP

Bloomberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

The earthquake in Haiti will cost the nation's economy at least 15 percent of its gross domestic product, said Pamela Cox, the World Bank's vice presi...