Tag: Haiti

13 Gifts You Can Give Your Boss if They Love Haiti

If your boss loves Haiti, they will appreciate any gift inspired by its culture or history. Here is a list of 13 items we believe anyone would love.  Congratulations if your boss loves a great bag or anything that is leather. Your support for Deux Mains helps ensure that the people of Haiti have access to sustainable…
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UN releases $5 million for humanitarian needs triggered by gang violence in Haiti

UN Emergency Relief Coordinator Martin Griffiths allocated on Friday, $5 million from the Central Emergency Response Fund (CERF) to respond to humanitarian needs triggered by gang violence in Haiti. The assistance comes amidst the killing of hundreds of people since July in clashes between gangs in Haiti’s Cité Soleil, said the UN humanitarian agency (OCHA)…
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41 U.S. Democrats request that USAID expand food supplies to Haiti. How does this affect Haiti?

In recent news, we’ve learned that a group of 41 U.S. House Democrats have called and urged the Biden administration to increase the number of food supplies and aid sent to Haiti. This recent urging of Biden’s administration comes in the face of the fact that almost fifty percent of Haiti’s population consistently suffers from…
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Reflections on the philanthropy supporting ecosystem & how to lift-up philanthropy

In this article, we’re excited to share some of our thoughts and hopes for the future of philanthropy in Haiti. Haiti is near and dear to us, so we would like to spend some time today reflecting on the support that comes from philanthropy. We hope this piece will give you a sense of what…
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Transparency Engagement and Building Back Better

With recovery efforts for Covid-19 well underway, the problems that affected society before the pandemic have not gone away. Climate change and wealth inequality remain pressing concerns that have only worsened with the global health and supply chain crisis. Building back better Building back better means rebuilding infrastructure using grassroots, local organizations and a sustainable…
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RESILIENCE in the Context of Haitian Reality

The reflex of all those who hear for the first time about a word or a concept whose meaning they do not understand is to look up the meaning in the dictionary. Sometimes, at the risk of disappointment, they only find a definition referring to a field of activity that does not correspond to what…
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Haiti’s 2022 Hurricane Season

The 2022 hurricane season began on June 1 and will end on November 30, the Directorate General of Civil Protection (DGPC) announced in a letter dated June 1, 2022. During this time, hydro-meteorological occurrences and the risk of flooding intensify. The 2022 season in the North Atlantic is expected to be violent. According to estimates…
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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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