Help Haitians Grow Food Themselves

 
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  • Help Haitians Grow Food Themselves has made updates to their project page.
    • 2 months ago
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  • Help Haitians Grow Food Themselves posted a progress report
    Credit for Farmers Increases Food Production
    By - Marie Marthe Saint Cyr - Executive Director
    It is a difficult task for farming to grow in Haiti.  Yet, 60% of the population is reported as dependent on farming for livelihood.  With the steady lack of employment alternatives and the lack of income, local farming remains a priority for all Haitians who are unable to afford imported goods for adequate food...
    • 3 months ago
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  • Help Haitians Grow Food Themselves posted a progress report
    Hope for Food Security and Food Sovereignty
    By - Marie Marthe Saint Cyr - Executive Director
    Today's cry is for food security and sovereignty in Haiti. With the level of poverty and the climactic events that engender greater risk to the resilience of the population, it is a critical element in the growth of the population yet often spoken about studied yet not a high priority for the...
    • 6 months ago
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  • Help Haitians Grow Food Themselves posted a progress report
    Together We Can Reach and Feed The People of Haiti
    By - Marie Marthe Saint Cyr - Executive Director
      The work of the Lambi Fund, since its inception, is essentially to support the national food production.Today It is an integrative process that support grassroot organizations to develop agricultural entrants, build their tool banks and seeds; to work their plots of land. The priority projects that result in...
    • 10 months ago
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  • Help Haitians Grow Food Themselves has received 11 donations
    • 1 year ago
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  • Help Haitians Grow Food Themselves posted a progress report
    Local Organization Managing Food Insecutity In Its Community
    By - Marie Marthe Saint Cyr - Executive Director
    Lambi Fund’s Sustainable Development program aims to lay the foundation for organizations to increase food security in their communities and income for their rural members’ families. Organizasyon Peyizan Moje (OPMO) wants to provide its 150 members (100 men and 50 women) with resources that will make the soil...
    • 1 year ago
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  • Help Haitians Grow Food Themselves posted a progress report
    Chatting with a Lambi Fund Field Monitor
    By - Sarah Leavitt - Outreach Manager
    Joseph "Tidj"” Dorsainvil is a Field Monitor for the Lambi Fund of Haiti in the Artibonite region of Haiti. For 15 years, he has been a passionate steward of Lambi Fund's work. Here, Sarah Leavitt sat down with Tidjo to talk about his work, the organizations we partner with and the current state of Haiti. What is your...
    • 1 year ago
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  • Help Haitians Grow Food Themselves posted a progress report
    From Plantains to Papitas
    By - Sarah Leavitt - Digital Outreach Manager
    It’s hard to believe we’re halfway through 2013, yet progress with Lambi Fund’s current projects is tangible.  One exciting effort is Lambi Fund’s new phase for the Center for Plantain Propagation (CPP).  In this phase, Lambi Fund is working with farmers in the Gwomon area to support...
    • 1 year ago
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  • Help Haitians Grow Food Themselves posted a progress report
    Struggling to Rebound Post-Hurricane Sandy
    By - Sarah Leavitt - Digital Outreach Manager
    It was a warm, sunny day in Les Cayes, Haiti. The city was bustling with activity – merchants hustling to sell their merchandise, moto taxis weaving in and out of traffic and school children with their cleanly pressed uniforms walking to and from school. Amidst this hustle and bustle, representatives from 14...
    • 2 years ago
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  • Help Haitians Grow Food Themselves has received 11 donations
    • 2 years ago
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  • Help Haitians Grow Food Themselves posted a progress report
    Moving Quickly to Respond to Hurricane Sandy
    By - Sarah Leavitt - Digital Outreach Manager
    As the Lambi Fund of Haiti reported a few months back, while the heart of Hurricane Sandy did not hit Haiti, the storm brought days and days of persistent rain.  This significant rainfall caused severe flooding – causing widespread loss of crops and livestock. In response, Lambi Fund moved swiftly to respond to...
    • 2 years ago
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  • Help Haitians Grow Food Themselves has made updates to their project page.
    • 2 years ago
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  • Help Haitians Grow Food Themselves posted a progress report
    Hurricane Sandy Wrecks Havoc in Haiti
    By - Sarah Leavitt - Digital Outreach Manager
    Typically, the Lambi Fund of Haiti uses these project updates and an opportunity to highlight progress on specific projects and how your support is working to move Haiti forward.   Setbacks in this type of work are inherent though and hardworking Haitians have been dealt a very harsh blow by Hurricane Sandy. As...
    • 2 years ago
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  • Help Haitians Grow Food Themselves posted a progress report
    Plowing Your Way to Food Security
    By - Sarah Leavitt - Digital Outreach Manager
    Lambi Fund is happy to report that the community organization OPBK is making great strides on their community ox-plow project.  The group successfully completed technical training on how to manage and operate an ox-plow service and has begun offering the service to members of the community.  Currently, members can...
    • 2 years ago
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  • Help Haitians Grow Food Themselves posted a progress report
    Buying Haitian Food Supports Development in Haiti
    By - Marie Marthe Saint Cyr - Executive Director
    Fostering practices that yield democratic functioning in Haiti is the overarching principle of the Lambi Fund of Haiti's mission. Each and every day, together with our partners, we assess events and situations created by policies or the lack thereof that weaken the capacity of our communities to strive to move forward. I...
    • 3 years ago
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  • Help Haitians Grow Food Themselves has received 16 donations
    • 3 years ago
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  • Help Haitians Grow Food Themselves posted a progress report
    Construction in under way!
    By - Sarah Leavitt - Digital Outreach Manager
    As part of Lambi Fund’s new projects for 2012, we are partnering with the Youth Association of Sel (AJS).   This partnership is an effort to build a grain storage unit and to launch a community credit fund in Sel, Haiti.  Lambi Fund is in the initial phase of helping AJS build a grain storage unit and...
    • 3 years ago
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  • Help Haitians Grow Food Themselves posted a progress report
    Flooding in the South Causes Difficulties
    By - Sarah Leavitt - Digital Outreach Manager
    In October of 2011, the Lambi Fund of Haiti’s board and staff members planned to spend three days in Southern Haiti to visit grain mills, sheep farming and ox-plowing projects.  The plan was to stay in Les Cayes and travel daily to different project sites located in neighboring rural...
    • 3 years ago
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  • Help Haitians Grow Food Themselves posted a progress report
    Workshops provide members with valuable skills
    By - Sarah Leavitt - Digital Outreach Manager
    Lambi Fund has been working hard with partner organization ROJETAT to help improve livelihoods and food production after the earthquake.  An important part of these efforts include a series of training workshops that educate ROJETAT members on ox-plow management and operations. One such training in the works will...
    • 3 years ago
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  • Help Haitians Grow Food Themselves posted a progress report
    Gearing up for a new planting season
    By - Sarah Leavitt - Digital Outreach Manager
    It is an important time of year in Haiti – its planting season.  Members of ROJETAT are gearing up to plant crops and maximize the use of their land.  Thanks to invaluable support by donors like you, ROJETAT is ready to utilize the use of ox-plows to cultivate and prepare their land.  Newly purchase...
    • 4 years ago
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  • Help Haitians Grow Food Themselves has received 15 donations
    • 4 years ago
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  • Help Haitians Grow Food Themselves posted a progress report
    Growing Food: One Year Later
    By - Sarah Leavitt - Digital Outreach Manager
    Its been one year since the earthquake and Lambi Fund has been working with rural communities throughout Haiti to increase crops and food security.  Please read the following report from Lambi Fund's Executive Director has for updates on what Lambi Fund has been doing to provide relief and to rebuild in...
    • 4 years ago
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  • Help Haitians Grow Food Themselves posted a progress report
    Emergency Relief Yields Bountiful Harvests
    By - Sarah Leavitt - Digital Outreach Manager
    Lambi Fund staff recently returned from a field visit with partner organizations in Northwest Haiti to assess how communities are doing post-quake.  This was a wonderful opportunity to talk with local organizations about the earthquake’s impact on their communities and how local organizations responded. By all...
    • 4 years ago
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  • Help Haitians Grow Food Themselves posted a progress report
    Working to provide food security in Haiti
    By - Sarah Leavitt - Digital Outreach Manager
    Like everyone living in Haiti, the farmers of ROJETAT have been unduly affected by the January's earthquake. An influx of earthquake survivors from Port-au-Prince streamed into their community in the days that followed. Virtually overnight, the farmers of ROJETAT had twice as many people to feed and care for as survivors...
    • 5 years ago
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  • Help Haitians Grow Food Themselves has received 9 donations
    • 5 years ago
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  • Help Haitians Grow Food Themselves has received 8 donations
    • 6 years ago
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  • Help Haitians Grow Food Themselves posted a progress report
    Help Haitians Grow Crops Affordably
    By - Leonie M. Hermantin - Deputy Director
    AJPB members have been very active and productive this summer. They have convened multiple planning meetings to map out the project’s implementation. They have created work committees, scheduled training sessions and have planned the project’s launch for mid-September 2008.
    • 7 years ago
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  • Help Haitians Grow Food Themselves has been approved to be on GlobalGiving!
    • 7 years ago
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  • Help Haitians Grow Food Themselves has received 2 donations
    • 7 years ago
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Thanks to 54 donors like you, a total of $3,883 was raised for this project on GlobalGiving. Combined with other sources of funding, this project raised enough money to fund the outlined activities and is no longer accepting donations.

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Organization

Lambi Fund of Haiti

Washington, DC, United States
http://www.lambifund.org

Project Leader

Marie Marthe Saint Cyr

Executive Director
Washington, DC Haiti

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