There’s a sweeping vista from the hilltop neighborhood of Aztec, past the low, sprawling rooftops of the Carrefour district of Port-au-Prince, to the blue waters of the Caribbean.
In October 2013, the USAID FFP funded Kore Lavi program was launched to support a Government of Haiti led social safety net to improve access to food and nutrition for the most vulnerable households in Haiti.
Night falls, and one by one, the candles flicker on in the camps – tiny pinpricks of light in a city clad in darkness. As the sun retreats, the muffled cries begin. The women creep deeper into their flimsy shelters of bed sheets and plastic tarps, praying for the morning to come.
After a one hour drive on tortuous roads outside of Dame Marie, I finally reach "Nan Sapou," a commune of Grande-Anse.
Four years after a deadly earthquake devastated Haiti, a web of political gridlock, donor fatigue and chaotic property laws continues to stall rebuilding in one of the world's poorest countries.
Haiti Earthquake: Thanks to a CARE Microsavings Program, Mireille Is on the Road to Financial Stability
Interview conducted by David Rochkind
Milton, Haiti (January 2013) – Three years ago, a massive earthquake destroyed Mireille Henry’s home in Haiti, killing her mother and trapping her daughter under the rubble for five hours.
PORT-AU-PRINCE (January 10, 2013) - Three years after a deadly earthquake devastated Haiti, a web of political gridlock, donor fatigue and chaotic property laws continues to stall rebuilding in one of the world's poorest countries.