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Accounting for spending in Haiti

Accounting for spending in Haiti

Aug 20, 2014

20 August, 2014 - Who did what with funds raised after the Haiti earthquake? ACT members in Haiti celebrate success as Washington passes a bill requiring NGOs to carry out strict reporting of their activities in Haiti.

Saving grain for a rainy day

Saving grain for a rainy day

May 26, 2014

26 May, 2014 - Modern grain silos will remove the anxiety of grain loss for farmers in Haiti

Good business sense improving Haitians' prospects

Good business sense improving Haitians' prospects

Mar 12, 2014

12 March, 2014 - Business training encourages Haitian women with good ideas but few skills to boldly improve their business models

Aid community marks three years since Haiti quake

Aid community marks three years since Haiti quake

Jan 12, 2013

While the effects of Haiti's devastating earthquake are still being felt, pockets of progress provide cause for optimism, according to this podcast.

Award-winning documentary series launches new season with profile of ACT member

Award-winning documentary series launches new season with profile of ACT member

Jan 09, 2013

A profile of Church World Service kicks off the 18th season of a popular U.S. documentary series and features an interview with ACT governing board member, Donna Derr.

New homes enhance safety and security for Haiti's earthquake survivors

New homes enhance safety and security for Haiti's earthquake survivors

Aug 10, 2012

ACT Alliance members have teamed up to build houses for dozens of survivors of Haiti's devastating earthquake – providing not only a roof over their heads but enhanced stability and security.

Haiti: development must work for everyone

Haiti: development must work for everyone

Feb 08, 2012

Two years on, The UCC remains committed to working with ACT and local partners to build strong communities

No time for complacency or blame in Haiti

No time for complacency or blame in Haiti

Jan 31, 2012

ACT member Church World Service presses the US Congress to step up efforts in the western hemisphere's poorest country.

Telling the full story in Haiti

Telling the full story in Haiti

Jan 17, 2012

While the pace of rebuilding has been slow, the lives of thousands have been genuinely improved

Hot lunch in Haiti: reducing hunger, enhancing learning

Hot lunch in Haiti: reducing hunger, enhancing learning

Jan 13, 2012

ACT members join forces to feed and improve learning for 8,000 students every day

Haiti: hope for the future

Haiti: hope for the future

Jan 12, 2012

Two years after the quake, ACT members remain committed to recovery and development efforts

Haiti: employing the partnership paradigm

Haiti: employing the partnership paradigm

Jan 05, 2012

Knowledge sharing between international and local organisations has enhanced quake recovery efforts

Haiti: State of the art education

Haiti: State of the art education

Oct 06, 2011

High tech solutions mean safety for these students during an earthquake or hurricane

ACT to launch school lunch programme in Haiti

ACT to launch school lunch programme in Haiti

Jul 19, 2011

Free meals help families while encouraging children to come to school

Chaos contained: security awareness comes down to planning

Chaos contained: security awareness comes down to planning

May 24, 2011

Chris Herlinger always knew security was important – but an assignment in Haiti following the devastating earthquake confirmed that

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About Haiti
  • Capital: Port-au-Prince
  • Area: 27,750 sq km (10,714 sq miles)
  • Major languages: Creole, French
  • Major religion: Christianity
  • Life expectancy: 59 years (men), 63 years (women) (UN)
  • Monetary unit: 1 gourde = 100 centimes
  • Main exports: Light manufactures, coffee, oils, mangoes
  • GNI per capita: US $660 (World Bank, 2008)