Support Disaster Affected Filipino Youth

by International Disaster Volunteers (IDV)
Support Disaster Affected Filipino Youth
Support Disaster Affected Filipino Youth
Support Disaster Affected Filipino Youth
Support Disaster Affected Filipino Youth
Support Disaster Affected Filipino Youth
Support Disaster Affected Filipino Youth
Support Disaster Affected Filipino Youth
Support Disaster Affected Filipino Youth

Project Report | Sep 4, 2012
Help Youth Leader Carlo Rebuild

By Emma | EDV Media and Marketing Director

What's left of the school
What's left of the school

On Friday August 24th, Tropical Storm Isaac slammed into Haiti, bringing 60mph winds and torrential rain. Isaac flooded many parts of Port au Prince, flattened countless tents, affected 14,000 families, and killed at least four people.

The storm has had a devastating effect on local youth group leader and orphanage director Carlo Laroza. Carlo is a great example of how young people can be a force for positive change in disaster zones. Around finishing his education, he also runs an orphanage. But while the house held out, the orphanage’s school was destroyed.

Rebuilding the school is both EDV’s and Carlo’s first priority. Carlo stressed the importance of the school to us on a recent call. “Education is everything. With an education the kids can be doctors, lawyers, even president. For us education is the most important thing.”

The classrooms which were destroyed are also used by local women’s and youth groups to organise community events and share resources. You can help Carlo and his friends in the youth group rebuild by making a donation today. We need $6,000 to build classrooms which can withstand whatever Haiti throws at them.

Thanks so much, and take care.

She's lost her school - but you can help rebuild
She's lost her school - but you can help rebuild

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Jun 11, 2012
All Donations Matched by 50% on Wednesday!

By Emma Taylor | EDV Media and Marketing Director

May 10, 2012
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By Emma Taylor | EDV Media and Marketing Director

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International Disaster Volunteers (IDV)

Location: Bristol, Somerset - United Kingdom
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Twitter: @IDVMedia
International Disaster Volunteers (IDV)
Emma Taylor
Project Leader:
Emma Taylor
Enderby , Leicestershire Haiti

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