Highlights from Haiti: 31 October 2014

 Uncertainty regarding former President Aristide is mounting. Eco Toilets, turning waste into fertilizer while helping with sanitation issues Here is a free resource, Rural Medical Education Guidebook, that might benefit you if you are providing healthcare in such a context. Could surfing spark tourism in Haiti? US Government pushing to

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Highlights from Haiti: 24 October 2014

While early childhood nutrition is important for development, there is evidence the side effects of malnutrition can be reversed. Technology is impacting the world in some wonderful ways. An app is in development to support maternal health in developing contexts. The United Nations is claiming legal immunity in regards to

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Highlights from Haiti: 12 Sept 2014

For those planning on long term residence in Haiti, it will be necessary to obtain a Permis de Sejour. Here is some information from the US Embassy on the pertinent requirements and fees.  Although these numbers are 1 year old, these statistics on cholera from the Ministry of Public Health

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Thank you!

One way to prevent cholera and other diseases is to promote good hygiene practices.  Many are willing, but do not have access to sanitation services.  It is common for some to have to use the gardens because they don’t have a latrine or outhouse.  The community group, GVADK, has built

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CTC construction update

You can see past updates about the building of the CTC here and here Here is Zach looking out over the site. at the beginning ….. foundations being build….. ready to do the columns and start putting the block up… the walls are starting to go up……. This is how it looks

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The grass is greener…

…on the mountainside.  With lots of rain lately, the vetiver and trees are growing quickly.  Click here to see how it looked when we started planting a month ago.  This is what it looked like today. There are approx 750 meters (2460 feet or 0.47 miles) of vetiver planted so

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