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Back to School

Public schools are almost unheard of in Haiti. Parents must pay for tuition, supplies, the correct uniforms. In fact, I even heard a story of a little girl being turned away from a private school because she had the wrong color barrettes in her hair. And yet, everywhere I looked I saw kids heading to … Continue reading

Another Hurricane

Hurricane Irene is heading toward Haiti. If you’ve done any camping this summer, you might have ended up with a wet tent. Imagine a wet tent plus hurricane-force winds. That’s what the community is facing in Haiti tonight. Groups like J/P HRO and Doctors without Borders will help them survive. Your donation makes their amazing … Continue reading

Measuring Success

In some ways, it feels like my birthday project is already sucessful. Great places like Street Tails, Donor’s Choose, J/P HRO, Doctors Without Borders and charity: water have all received donations that they may not have received. But we can do so much more. It’s still early days. Right now, the best thing you can … Continue reading

Tropical Storm Emily

Ever since the January 2010 earthquake, I sought out info on how Haiti was progressing until I finally had to go see for myself last year. I put my hands to work, helping the people there. I still follow the news of Haiti closing even though you don’t see much of it on TV: turbulent … Continue reading

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