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Haiti Relief

Billions to Haiti, Little to Haitians

Bill Quigley | Posted 03.12.2013 | Impact
Bill Quigley

Despite billions in aid that were supposed to go to the Haitian people, hundreds of thousands are still homeless, living in shanty tent camps as the effects from the earthquake of Jan. 12, 2010, remain.

Preserving Dignity: Food Sovereignty in Haiti

Jessica Maudlin | Posted 01.07.2013 | Impact
Jessica Maudlin

The preservation of the dignity of Haitian farmers wasn't merely a relief and recovery effort. It was a chance for Presbyterians to meet the responsibility God has given all of us to care for God's people in a way that is life affirming and empowering.

Mountain Bike Ayiti -- Adventure for Good

Amy King | Posted 10.02.2012 | Impact
Amy King

Haiti has captivated me completely. Now here I am -- learning and growing even more as part of the Mountain Bike (MTB) Ayiti team promoting adventure expeditions and eco-tourism in Haiti.

Help Us Help Haitians Learn to Fish, and More

Pierre Ferrari | Posted 07.23.2012 | Impact
Pierre Ferrari

Sean Penn demonstrates the power of people by working with Haitians for the benefit of Haitians, not enlisting help from other countries and peoples. Heifer International will continue to be there, in Haiti, where there is plenty of hope, but not enough help.

Haitian Mothers and the Meaning of Rain

Wynn Walent | Posted 07.08.2012 | Impact
Wynn Walent

I have spent the last two years in Haiti, and the sound of rain is forever changed. Where the sound of rain once brought comfort, it now brings worry that comes with my intimate knowledge of what rain means these days in Haiti.

Haiti Journal #3 -- The Highs and Lows of Fieldwork

Dr. Jane Aronson | Posted 06.25.2012 | Impact
Dr. Jane Aronson

Everyone was astonished by the condition of both buildings from the earthquake ... and the tent camps that still remain in the main square.

Has Foreign Aid Hurt Haiti: An Interview with Mario Joseph

Dr. Tukufu Zuberi | Posted 06.06.2012 | Black Voices
Dr. Tukufu Zuberi

Mario Joseph is Haiti's most influential and respected human rights attorney. Since 1996, he has led the Bureau des Avocats Internationaux (BAI) in Port-au-Prince, which uses prominent human rights cases and a victim-centered approach in the interest of the poor majority.

Day One of Training

James S. Gordon | Posted 04.29.2012 | Impact
James S. Gordon

We are working in a school because no hotel in Jacmel can accommodate our crew -- 120 trainees plus 40 international faculty, interns, interpreters and staff.

Celebrating Hope: Philanthropist Fabrice Armand Keeps the Spotlight on Haiti

Cecilia T. Capers | Posted 04.24.2012 | Black Voices
Cecilia T. Capers

While most young people celebrating their 30th birthday by throwing a fabulous fete, Fabrice Armand has committed himself to an unselfish purpose. Fabrice will use his March 3rd celebration for his 2nd Annual Haiti Cherie: Pride. Love. Commitment fundraiser.

Text Donations Facilitate Impulse Giving But Not Long-Term Donations, Study Says

Posted 01.27.2012 | Impact

The best way to reach busy, distracted donors? Make it easy. The ability to send small donations using mobile phones facilitates “impulse giving...

Finally, a Spectacular Example of Progress In Haiti

Dr. Jon LaPook | Posted 03.27.2012 | World
Dr. Jon LaPook

2012-01-26-babyhaiti.jpgA stunning, modern teaching hospital with oxygen outlets in the walls is about to open in the town of Mirebalais, Haiti.

Kim Kardashian Donates HUGE Sum To LGBT Charity

Posted 01.26.2012 | Impact

Kim Kardashian strutted her charitable side when she gave a generous $50,000 to an LGBT suicide prevention program, US Weekly Magazine reports. Th...

Reflections on Haiti -- Two Years Out

Mildred M.G. Olivier, MD | Posted 03.18.2012 | Impact
Mildred M.G. Olivier, MD

Shortly after the Haitian earthquake struck on January 12, 2010, my phone rang. I left the cold of Chicago seven days later. As an ophthalmologist, a medical doctor who specializes in eye care, I worked to provide immediate treatment for those injured.

Haitian Woman In NY Starts Nonprofit For Disaster Relief

Bed-Stuy Patch | Posted 01.13.2012 | Impact

It’s been more than 35 years since Marie-Yolaine Eusebe and her family emigrated from Port-au-Prince, Haiti, to the United States....

Jessica Prois

Nonprofit Makes Progress Fighting Sexual Violence In Haiti 2 Years Later | Jessica Prois | Posted 01.12.2012 | Impact

Heavy raindrops pelted Sherlie Christophe's tent one night in a Port-au-Prince, Haiti displacement camp two months after a 7.0 earthquake rocked the i...

Haiti: The Good News

Cameron Sinclair | Posted 03.13.2012 | Good News
Cameron Sinclair

Expectations regarding reconstruction often disregard the normal pattern of rebuilding after disaster and basic construction timelines. So here it is, ten reasons why we should double down and renew our commitment to Haiti in 2012.

Remembering Is Important: The Second Anniversary Of The Earthquake In Haiti

Rev. Mark Hollingsworth, Jr. | Posted 03.12.2012 | Religion
Rev. Mark Hollingsworth, Jr.

More than simply recalling the day, it is important that we quite literally re-member -- that we reconnect and attach ourselves again to that part of the body of humanity that was severed.

PHOTOS: Two Years Since Haiti Earthquake, A Cathedral Rebuilds

Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori | Posted 03.12.2012 | Religion
Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori

We are all diminished by the reality of the situation in Haiti. Reconstruction has been painfully slow, funds promised by other nations have not yet been paid or paid in full, and many, many people still live in tents.

Forget God. How Are We Helping Haiti?

Rev. Susan Baller-Shepard | Posted 03.12.2012 | Religion
Rev. Susan Baller-Shepard

This notion that God caused this earthquake as a good thing for the people of Haiti is troubling theology. Where is that "good thing" in the midst of the suffering?

When Fashion Meets Art, It Is A Beautiful Thing

Myrdith Leon Mccormack | Posted 02.26.2012 | Black Voices
Myrdith Leon Mccormack

My life is so surreal. As I write this week's record of events, I realize it started way before this weekend at Art Basel. I just took a day trip to p...

International Community Gathers for "Uni Haiti" at Upper East Gala

Jim Luce | Posted 01.14.2012 | Impact
Jim Luce

Although 200 guests were expected, 250 arrived to the United Nations's social club Aux Antilles's 21st annual dinner, this year to benefit the Interna...

Wings Over Haiti Takes Flight

Lee Schneider | Posted 01.11.2012 | Impact
Lee Schneider

Wings Over Haiti is raising $70,000 to build a new self-sustaining solar-powered school that will be larger, with room to store books, supplies, medicine, and room for a garden.

Why I Remain Hopeful

Lee Bycel | Posted 12.26.2011 | Impact
Lee Bycel

In addition to being most strategic in their work one can feel a core ethic of JP/HRO -- respect for the Haitian people. That sense of humaneness permeates the camp. What also stands out is their integrated approach.

WATCH: Rainn Wilson Of 'The Office' On Why He Gives Back

Posted 12.18.2011 | Impact

"The Office" star Rainn Wilson is known for his antics as Dwight on Thursday nights, but offscreen his ambitions reach far beyond becoming regional ma...

Constructing a Safer Haiti

Stacey McMahan | Posted 10.15.2011 | Impact
Stacey McMahan

Recovery in Haiti will continue for decades, properly implementing education on safe structures are just the first steps down the long path.