Category: Haiti

The World Bank has approved $20 million to improve the delivery of primary health care services in Haiti.

Originally published by the World Bank-June 16, 2022 The World Bank Board of Executive Directors approved today an additional financing of US$20 million for the Strengthening of Primary Health Care and Surveillance in Haiti Project (PROSYS), which aims to increase utilization of primary health care services in selected geographical areas, and strengthen disease surveillance capacity,…
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Local Action for Global Good-Why & How to Embrace CBOs/CSOs

Our world has been through a lot in just the last few years, and it can sometimes seem like it’s not going to get any easier any time soon. From the covid-19 pandemic to the shutdowns and lock-ins and every other difficulty and hardship that has come since then, humanity has been through the wringer. …
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Haiti might see 19 storms, including four hurricanes, this hurricane season. How can you help?

Cyclones, hurricanes and tropical storms, heavy rain, and flooding are only a few of the natural calamities that have ravaged Haiti throughout its history, as well as political turmoil. From the middle of June through the end of November, Haiti experiences its annual hurricane season. Authorities have warned that 19 tropical storms, including four hurricanes,…
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Reflections on Kidnapping, Banditry, and Armed Violence in Haiti

Today’s first black republic faces a long history of terrorism, banditry, violence, and socio-political criminality. On October 17, 1806, less than three years after the declaration of national independence on January 1, 1804, the nation’s founding father, Jean-Jacques Dessalines, was assassinated. Jean-Jacques Dessalines’ great-grandson, Cincinnatus Leconte, was assassinated on August 8, 1912, in Port-au-Prince, Haiti.…
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Where Will Nonprofit Be 1 Year From Now

Associations are part, with cooperatives and mutuals, of the societal forms of the social economy, which have in common to participate in economic life without seeking profit. They have neither personality nor existence without respecting certain legal forms. Definition Etymologically, the word association comes from the Latin association, which means “action to bring together.” Find…
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2022 Cause Awareness & Giving Day Calendar for Nonprofits in The Context of Haiti

Online fundraising and social media awareness campaigns can be launched around cause awareness and donating days. January 01: Independence Day —   #haitianindependenceday  01: New Years. — #newyears 02: Ancestry Day—  #ancestryday 03: International Mind Body Wellness Day— #mindbodywellnessday 04: World Braille Day—  #worldbrailleday #braille 08: War on Poverty Day — #waronpovertyday 11: Human trafficking awareness day— #humantraffickingawareness 17: Martin Luther…
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Is There Hope for Haiti

Haiti is engulfed in a multifaceted crisis that pushes the extraordinary and the imaginable boundaries. Reduced, stunted in a movement of devaluation and simplification revealing an inability to grasp the beautiful and the turbulence, the manifestations, like a kind of territory dedicated to irreversible chaos. What is happening in Haiti right now is a humanitarian…
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Women’s Role in Nonprofit

For many years, the patriarchal model has dominated the organization of our societies in both developed and developing countries. Women’s discrimination problems, which are linked to this model, can thus be found in various parts of the world. Despite the fact that these women’s issues are global in scope, it is clear that their full…
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As part of a US$132 million aid package, the World Bank has agreed to help Haiti improve its food security and roads.

Originally published by the World Bank WASHINGTON, March 17, 2022 —The World Bank’s Board of Executive Directors has approved a grant financing of US$102 million for the Emergency Resilient Agriculture for Food Security Project. The Board also approved additional financing of US$30 million for the Haiti Rural Accessibility & Resilience Project. The agriculture project will support…
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Haiti’s New Minimum Wage

In recent years, the demands of the working masses in Haiti have converged on a demand for an increase in the minimum wage. Many battles have been waged by groups, including the trade union class, against various governments to impose the principle of minimum wage on governments and employers. Today, it is a social achievement…
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