Hello all,As we begin a new year, EDV continues to grow rapidly in Haiti. We have built transitional classrooms, supplied school supplies to more than 700 children, housed 47 orphaned children, and secured the free education of more than 30 further orphans.But what we’re most excited about is the enthusiasm of the community leaders with whom we work. They have gone from simply asking us for help to proposing new projects themselves and pushing us to do more. Our language exchange is a prime example. The community has now taken the lead and is transforming our informal exchange into a proper class. It’s this sense of purpose – this empowerment – of earthquake survivors that keeps us hopeful and excited about the future.To bring home what your donations have meant in the past year, we’ve prepared a report detailing EDV’s success in Haiti during our first five months on the ground. It’s in the links section of this update. We hope you’ll take a moment to read it and consider what your donations have meant. We also wanted to send you a recent profile of one of EDV’s founders who has been featured as part of Fast Company’s new series: Change Generation. It's also in the links section of this update.EDV wouldn’t be making changes in the world without your inspiring support. With your help, 2011 will be even better than 2010.Thanks so much for all you’ve given, and we hope you had a Happy New Year!
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