Build Mirebalais Hospital in Haiti with PIH

 
$4,517
$45,483
Raised
Remaining
Mar 15, 2011

Mirebalais Hospital - February 2011 Update

Walls going up
Walls going up

(update from February 22, 2011)

Mirebalais Teaching Hospital is quickly rising in the Central Plateau of Haiti.

The walls have been erected for six of the buildings—the women’s outpatient clinic, the ambulatory clinic, the emergency room, the women’s triage, the labor and delivery unit, and the community health clinic.

Additionally, the workers’ camp is almost complete, so the non-local workers will soon have an on-site residence. After the hospital has been inaugurated, the workers’ camp will be turned into medical student dorms.

Every day, the construction employs over 100 workers, approximately 95 percent of whom are Haitians laborers, masons, and carpenters from Mirebalais and nearby towns.

This week, a 280’ well was drilled, and groundwork was laid for the third and final well that will converge into the hospital’s extensive water pipe system. This is in addition to the well created for community use by Mirebalais residents.

Hospital layout
Hospital layout
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Laura Soucy

Annual Giving Coordinator
Boston, MA United States

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