Build Latrines in Rural Haiti

by Lambi Fund of Haiti
Build Latrines in Rural Haiti
May 10, 2013

Project Visits in the Artibonite

AJSDC's latrines
AJSDC's latrines

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 (AJSDC).  This group, founded by youth members in the community, is doing fantastic work to increase economic opportunities in their area and to improve overall living conditions for its members.

AJSDC partnered with Lambi Fund to build a grain mill in their community and one component of this project was building latrines adjacent to the mill.  During this visit we had the opportunity to not only tour the grain mill, but to see the bright and shiny latrines out back!

While latrines may sound like the most glamorous addition to a project, these latrines are making a significant impact in the community.  Before their installation, grain mill customers were left to "do their business" wherever they could find a bit of privacy.  As you can imagine, this is both difficult and unsanitary.  Now, the latrines are providing proper bathrooms to grain mill customers and the surrounding environment is cleaner and healthier - while cross-contamination with grains is now no longer a concern.

Mesi ampil for helping make these latrines a reality in AJSDC's community!  Lambi Fund's work is not complete though as we have numerous locations that continue to require the installation of latrines and we hope that you continue to support these efforts.


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Lambi Fund of Haiti

Location: Washington, DC - USA
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Project Leader:
Marie Marthe Saint Cyr
Executive Director
Washington, DC United States

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