Build Latrines in Rural Haiti

 
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  • Build Latrines in Rural Haiti posted a progress report
    Responding to the Current Situation
    By - Marie Marthe Saint Cyr - Executive Director
    If cholera resulted in broad policy of building latrines with every project where it is appropriate, it is simply a new dilemna tthat we face when we heard about "Chikungunya".  We have not only heard of it but on the day of the celebration of Lambi Fund's 20th anniversary in Camp Perrin, there were 11 people at our...
    • 1 month ago
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  • Build Latrines in Rural Haiti posted a progress report
    Building Latrines: A matter of Policy
    By - Marie Marthe Saint Cyr - Executive Director
    I remember last February going to visit one of our animal husbandry project in the south of Haiti, near .  We travelled three and half hours and there was no pitt stop for any urgent need.  Arriving in Chantal, everyone was scurrying to find a restroom. to no avail.  It took the cholera for all of us...
    • 5 months ago
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  • Build Latrines in Rural Haiti has received 1 donation
    • 7 months ago
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  • Build Latrines in Rural Haiti has received 1 donation
    • 8 months ago
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  • Build Latrines in Rural Haiti posted a progress report
    Annual Conference with Grassroots Leaders Convenes
    By - Sarah Leavitt - Outreach Manager
    They traveled by dusty dirt roads, through the mountains, on the back of a moto-taxi, crammed into the back of a colorful tap-tap and many walked a good part of the journey. In all, 36 leaders of grassroots organizations arrived in Ennery, Haiti eager and excited—albeit a bit tired—but ready to begin their...
    • 9 months ago
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  • Build Latrines in Rural Haiti posted a progress report
    Digging Pits and Building Latrines
    By - Sarah Leavitt - Digital Outreach Manager
    Work to build latrines in rural Haiti continues as the Lambi Fund of Haiti has set the goal of building ten additional latrines in 2013.  These latrines will be maintained by five grassroots organizations throughout the country.  Currently, Lambi Fund staff members are working with partner organizations to...
    • 1 year ago
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  • Build Latrines in Rural Haiti has received 2 donations
    • 1 year ago
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  • Build Latrines in Rural Haiti posted a progress report
    Project Visits in the Artibonite
    By - Sarah Leavitt - Digital Outreach Manager
    The Lambi Fund of Haiti staff members recently visited projects throughout the country and met with grassroots partners to receive updates and to learn more about the daily challenges they are facing.  One such memorable meeting was with the Saint Martin Youth Association for Community Development...
    • 1 year ago
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  • Build Latrines in Rural Haiti has made updates to their project page.
    • 1 year ago
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  • Build Latrines in Rural Haiti posted a progress report
    Responding Swiftly 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...
    • 1 year ago
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  • Build Latrines in Rural Haiti posted a progress report
    Hurricane Sandy Spurs Cholera Fears 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...
    • 1 year ago
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  • Build Latrines in Rural Haiti has made updates to their project page.
    • 1 year ago
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  • Build Latrines in Rural Haiti posted a progress report
    Making Latrines Available in Rural Haiti
    By - Sarah Leavitt - Digital Outreach Manager
    Since the cholera outbreak in the fall of 2010, the Lambi Fund of Haiti has been hard at work on educating communities in rural Haiti on how to prevent the spread of cholera.  Teaching clean cooking techniques, healthy hand-washing and sanitation habits have been at the cornerstone of decreasing the spread of...
    • 2 years ago
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  • Build Latrines in Rural Haiti has received 7 donations
    • 2 years ago
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  • Build Latrines in Rural Haiti posted a progress report
    Latrines are Wildly Popular in Rural Haiti
    By - Sarah Leavitt - Digital Outreach Manager
        In partnership with a community organization in the Artibonite valley, the Lambi Fund of Haiti has build four latrines.  These latrines were built at the local grain mill, a project that Lambi Fund helped launch.  Each of the latrines have a door for privacy and vents for proper ventilation....
    • 2 years ago
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  • Build Latrines in Rural Haiti posted a progress report
    Latrines are up and running!
    By - Sarah Leavitt - Digital Outreach Manager
    The Partnership for Change in Ravin Olyann (ACHVRO), a community organization in Gwomòn, Haiti just opened a sugarcane mill in their community.  As part of the project initiative, latrines were built in the mill.  These latrines are especially exciting in that these are the only latrines available in the...
    • 2 years ago
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  • Build Latrines in Rural Haiti 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...
    • 2 years ago
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  • Build Latrines in Rural Haiti has made updates to their project page.
    • 3 years ago
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  • Build Latrines in Rural Haiti posted a progress report
    Education on cholera prevention is key
    By - Sarah Leavitt - Digital Outreach Manager
    The rainy season in Haiti has meant marked increases in the rates of cholera infections, especially in the rural parts provinces.  These rises are making it especially difficult for those that are sick to receive timely treatment - several Cholera Treatment Centers (CTC’s) have closed thanks to a lack of funding...
    • 3 years ago
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  • Build Latrines in Rural Haiti has received 5 donations
    • 3 years ago
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  • Build Latrines in Rural Haiti posted a progress report
    Cholera Continues in Haiti's Countryside
    By - Sarah Leavitt - Digital Outreach Manager
         Cholera, like most news in Haiti, made headlines and then was placed on the sidelines as other more "newsworthy" events were brought to the forefront. Since the fall of last year, Haiti has been battling this ugly epidemic and it has been particularly devastating in the countryside due a lack of water...
    • 3 years ago
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  • Build Latrines in Rural Haiti posted a progress report
    Making Sanitation a Priority
    By - Sarah Leavitt - Digital Outreach Manager
        For the time being, the cholera crisis appears to be tapering off.  Communities throughout Haiti are reporting fewer cases of cholera and the death toll has begun to level off – while this is a good thing, the battle for clean water and sanitation in Haiti is definitely not over.  Cholera...
    • 3 years ago
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  • Build Latrines in Rural Haiti posted a progress report
    Let's make a change this World Toilet Day
    By - Sarah Leavitt - Digital Outreach Manager
    Today is World Toilet Day- a day not only to recognize the millions around the world who do not have access to proper toilets and sanitation on a daily basis, but also a day to take action.  The Lambi Fund of Haiti's efforts to build latrines in rural Haiti is now more important than ever. The cholera outbreak is...
    • 4 years ago
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  • Build Latrines in Rural Haiti posted a progress report
    Working with Communities in Northwest Haiti
    By - Sarah Leavitt - Digital Outreach Manager
    Since January’s earthquake, improving rural Sanitation and Hygiene in Haiti has been a priority of Lambi Fund’s.  Our field monitors have been working with community organizations in the Northwest to develop a sustainable sanitation plan that will provide these populations with access to latrines. ...
    • 4 years ago
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  • Build Latrines in Rural Haiti has received 1 donation
    • 4 years ago
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  • Build Latrines in Rural Haiti posted a progress report
    Community-Led Sanitation in Haiti
    By - Sarah Leavitt - Digital Outreach Manager
    It’s been nearly six months since January’s devastating earthquake hit Haiti. While Haiti still has a long road to recovery, many small victories have been made. The Lambi Fund of Haiti has been working ardently with local peasant organizations throughout rural Haiti to promote proper hygiene and sanitation. Thanks...
    • 4 years ago
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  • Build Latrines in Rural Haiti has been approved to be on GlobalGiving!
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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 United States

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