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Penn's Charity Gets Huge Donation To Move Haitians Off Golf Course

AP | Posted 05.12.2013 | Impact

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti -- An aid group run by Hollywood actor Sean Penn announced Tuesday it is receiving $8.75 million from the World Bank to help mov...

Jimmy Carter To Build 100 Homes In Haiti

AP | TRENTON DANIEL | Posted 01.26.2013 | Impact

LEOGANE, Haiti — Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter on Monday urged donors to honor the billion-dollar pledges they made to help Haiti rebuild a...

World Habitat Day: Helping Meet The Basic Need Of Shelter

Jimmy Carter | Posted 12.01.2012 | Impact
Jimmy Carter

The act of building, of renovating, of coming together cements a bond not easily undone. When we bring together available resources, take decisive action and advocate for lasting change, we build the kind of stability, that Haiti -- and we -- need.

Haitian Activist Tours U.S. Demanding Housing Rights for Haiti's 400,000 Displaced

Beverly Bell | Posted 11.12.2012 | Impact
Beverly Bell

Housing activist Reyneld Sanon is beginning a tour of key cities in the United States. The tour will raise awareness about Under Tents, the international campaign for housing rights in Haiti. The campaign is a joint initiative of Haitian grassroots groups and more than 30 international organizations.

Architects Announce Six Final Plans for Haiti Housing Collaborative

Jim Luce | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Jim Luce

The transition from relief to reconstruction has been slow in Haiti. But a group of architects have come together to submit dozens of proposals for affordable housing in the country.

Resilient Haitians Battle Chaos and Despair in Quest for Normalcy (VIDEOS)

Ben Piven | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Ben Piven

Four months after Haiti was struck by an earthquake, we searched for signs that life had returned to normal. "Returning to normal" was hard to define, but we discovered a few things that are quintessentially Haitian.

Donated Circus Tents To House Haiti Government

Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact

Thanks to a generous Nevada real estate developer, Cirque du Soleil tents are en route to Haiti to serve as a temporary headquarters for Port-au-Princ...