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United Gala for Orphaned Children in Developing World

Jim Luce | Posted 11.25.2013 | New York
Jim Luce

Orphaned children--especially in poor countries--face daunting odds against succeeding in life. In many countries they have little, if any, opportunit...

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...

Middle School Girl Builds 27 Homes In Haiti -- But She's Not Stopping There

Posted 12.29.2011 | Impact

When 12-year-old Rachel Wheeler was greeted with songs and praise in the Haitian village she helped develop, she felt satisfied. But, she also decided...

Leogane Haiti -- Teaching Mind-Body Skills at Cardinal Leger Hospital

James S. Gordon | Posted 07.20.2011 | Impact
James S. Gordon

"We will use what you have taught us, ourselves," says Sister Yolande, the Director, "and we will teach our patients too."

Rotary International Names Dynamic New General Secretary

Jim Luce | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Jim Luce

There are 1.2 million Rotarians in 33,000 Rotary clubs in more than 200 countries and geographical areas, and they couldn't have a more capable general secretary than John Hewko.

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.

Top Ten Private Initiatives in Haiti Supplement Big Players in 2010-11

Jim Luce | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Jim Luce

Haiti needs hope -- and so many private initiatives doing so much could do even more -- with your support. There is so much hope for Haiti. Let's fund it.

The F Word: Haiti's Hurricane Struggles

Laura Flanders | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Laura Flanders

Turning away from the U.S. elections for a moment, we can find plenty of places suffering not from a hurricane of campaign cash, but from actual hurri...

The Dichotomy of Haiti: Hell Meets, well, Heaven

Jim Luce | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Jim Luce

There is a fundamental dichotomy in Haiti between Heaven and Hell. I chose to embrace its heaven while trying to eradicate its hell.

Join Us in Integrated Approach to Build The New Haiti

Jim Luce | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Jim Luce

Léogâne, Haiti. I am perhaps the most excited I have been in my entire life as I prepare to move to Haiti next month. Ten months after the earthqu...

Dear Wyclef: Do Business, Go Green

Michael Seager | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Michael Seager

Instead of focusing on making a difference in Haiti through the public sector, why not try the private? Let me tell you about some good social enterprise ideas, and who might find them appealing in Haiti.

Bill Clinton Puts Influential Muscle Behind Agricultural Production in Haiti

Georgianne Nienaber | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Georgianne Nienaber

BioTek's Regine Simon Barjon with Former President of the United States, co-chair of the IHRC, and UN Special Envoy for Haiti Bill Clinton at the Dar...

Haitian-American Professionals Returning to Haiti to Help Post-Quake

Jim Luce | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Jim Luce

Haitian-Americans are becoming increasingly vital to the reconstruction of Haiti. I accompanied several back to their native land last week to work w...

Haitian Leadership Mentoring Program for Orphans Growing in Leogane

Jim Luce | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Jim Luce

There is no reason for Haiti to be a hell hole. It has abundant and beautiful natural resources, an incredible and indomitable people, and is only tw...

Trip to Haiti #22: Some Changes at Bottom, Same Old Stuff at Top

Jim Luce | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Jim Luce

My 22nd trip to Haiti since 2001, the third since the earthquake of January 12. Probably over 250,000 dead more than six months ago. The exact figur...

Six Months On, Haitian Moms Still Need Health Care

Michelle Chen | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Michelle Chen

This is how things get done in Haiti. It is a system threaded together with grants and goodwill, hinging on the booms and busts of the global economy and the ebb and flow of natural disaster.

'Orphan Doctor' Calls on World Community to End Orphan Crisis by Tackling Poverty

Jim Luce | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Jim Luce

Dr. Jane Aronson, founder and CEO of Worldwide Orphans Foundation (WWO), has issued a bold response today to a recent article on child trafficking. J...

Eunhee Jung O'Neill's Center for International Virtual Schooling

Jim Luce | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Jim Luce

Eunhee Jung O'Neill, Ph.D., is interested in long-distance learning, specifically about cultures. Eunhee is the founder and director of International Virtual Elementary/Secondary Classroom Activities.

Airplane Interview with the American Ambassador to Haiti

Jim Luce | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Jim Luce

Port-au-Prince, Haiti. Returning from a recent post-disaster trip to Haiti, I was pleasantly surprised to bump into the American Ambassador, the Hon....

Film Shown at U.N. Donor Conference on Collapse of Haiti's Presidential Palace

Jim Luce | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Jim Luce

Port-au-Prince, Haiti. The film "Thirty-Five Long Seconds: Haiti's Deadly Earthquake" was screened recently as part of the recent Donor's Conference ...

Live Report: Tremendous Progress Accomplished in Six Short Haitian Days

Jim Luce | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Jim Luce

Today was the beginning of the end of our six short days in Haiti to set the stage for post-disaster recovery here. April 1 officially begins the nex...

Live Report: No Spiders to Bite Me in My Pre-Dawn Haitian Shower

Jim Luce | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Jim Luce

Up before sunset in post-disaster Haiti, showering in the outdoor latrine in the pitch dark, I trust there are no spiders, lizards, or snakes to bite ...

Live Report: 200 Haitian Earthquake Survivors Interviewed for Ten Chinese Scholarships

Jim Luce | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Jim Luce

We are 18 debris-strewn miles West of Port-au-Prince. I am leading an international NGO team in Haiti as part of the recovery and reconstruction here...

Live from Leogane: Orphans International Partners with Haitian School Founded by Orphan

Jim Luce | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Jim Luce

"My father, Ambroise Beauliere, wrote our school's mission statement forty years ago to provide private education at the best possible quality at the ...

Live from Leogane: College Prep Leadership Training Begins for Orphan Mentors

Jim Luce | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Jim Luce

The College Prep Leadership Training Program of Orphans International Worldwide (OIWW) Haiti launched this week at l'Ecole de la Redemption in Leogane...