Tag: relief

  • Social Currency

    “Why don’t they just fix it themselves?” If I had a dollar for every time someone said that to me about the people of Haiti I wouldn’t be $1700 short in my fundraising! There are a few answers to that question. At least from my ├╝ber limited perspective. Haiti is so poor that they just…

  • 3 Reasons I’m Going Back to Haiti

    On July 19th I will return to Port-au-Prince. In some ways I can’t wait to go back and see how things are progressing. And in other ways I am scared to go back because I think things are a lot worse. I’ve heard mixed reports. I’m not going alone. As our team van lumbered out…

  • 1.5 Million Still Homeless in Haiti

    In a city of 3 million people roughly half are still homeless four months after the earthquake. Why is a country, once rich in natural resources, a nation whose slave population rose up and defeated Napoleon’s army for independence, and given aid for generations by rich nations like the United States and France, still steeped…