An Interview with Human Rights Organizer Jackson Doliscar
By Beverly Bell
Some things never change. In Haiti, no matter the…Continue
Posted by Other Worlds on January 20, 2015 at 6:31pm
After a 2 year hiatus I returned to Haiti to continue my work on solar cooking. This time I am doing so as part of an amazing team of people from www.GoSol.org, a Finnish solar energy startup.
The situation in Haiti has not changed substantially since I was there last. In fact, Haiti is even more appropriate for low-tech, hand built solar thermal technologies than it was in 2012: fuel prices are climbing higher and higher and…Continue
Posted by Lorin Symington on January 7, 2015 at 9:09pm
Ce qui suit est ma traduction en français d’un commentaire publié en anglais par Inter Press Service, le Seattle Times et Haiti Rewired, et en espagnol par CIP Programa de las Américas au Mexique.
Following is my translation into French of a commentary published in English by Inter Press Service, the Seattle Times and Haiti Rewired, and in Spanish by CIP Programa de las Américas in Mexico.…Continue
Posted by Peter Costantini on August 11, 2013 at 3:00am
Posted by Peter Costantini on July 26, 2013 at 3:37am
Port-au-Prince, Haiti, 24 July 2013 – Lack of financing for a ten-year cholera eradication plan means that the disease will likely be endemic to Haiti for years to come.
Cholera bacteria are spread by contaminated food, water and fecal matter. One of the essential parts of the US$2.2 billion National Plan for the Elimination of Cholera in Haiti is the financing for…Continue
Posted by Ayiti Kale Je on July 25, 2013 at 4:50pm
If you're interested in where U.S. aid is going in Haiti, check out a piece by Randal Archibold in the NY Times covering a Government Accountability Report on aid to Haiti by the U.S. Agency for International Development. A couple of details caught my attention.
1. For a new industrial park on the northern coast, USAID is planning to build a completely new port. I've visited the port of Cap Haitien, which is moderate-sized but functional and only 15 miles away from the park. Why are…Continue
Posted by Peter Costantini on July 4, 2013 at 3:30pm
By Beverly Bell
Marjorie Valcelat ran an embroidery machine in a factory from 2005 to 2008. She says the experience made her so sick and weak that she’s not felt able to work since…Continue
Posted by Other Worlds on April 30, 2013 at 10:49am
By Beverly Bell and Alexis Erkert…Continue
Posted by Other Worlds on April 25, 2013 at 2:00pm
Sirona has worked for years on developing sustainable businesses in Haiti based upon alternative energy. The goal has always been to move from charity to self-sustaining programs that are Haitian-run enterprises. We have successfully worked in both biofuel and solar, and now…
Posted by Michelle Lacourciere on March 26, 2013 at 4:01pm
I am a solar home designer, long time off-grid homesteader and Health Education Specialist.I would like to hep with emergency and long term housing designs for Haiti and for the next big disaster we…Continue
I have invented a new way of making small buildings.I have no idea what these houses would cost in Haiti,but, I have built in the Philippines, and beat the next lowest costbuilding technique, hollow…Continue
Hello. I"m trying to set up a fuel briquette project in Haiti and I was wondering if anyone here is involved in such a project or wants to help fund one or wants to volunteer to travel to Haiti to…Continue
Hey, I thought I'd just throw this post out to start a conversation about what we should be doing on *this forum*. Want to critique the design? Think we should open a chat room? Do we need to add a…Continue
Started by Jameson Gala in General Dec 11, 2014.
I need the names of the important elected officials for Jacmel....mayor, district governor, federal legislator of senator.....minister of health and minister of education. I need their contact email…Continue