NPR’s story about Haiti’s brittle housing supply and the competition for what little housing is available ($900,000 for a 3 bedroom…in Haiti?), for Haiti’s IDP (internally displaced persons) as a result of the January 12th earthquake As the story notes ” There are not enough houses, and not enough money for people to rent
I have just returned from my first trip to Haiti. It’s amazing how far back in time one can go while traveling so few miles. Over the coming days, I will be posting various photos from my trip. In most cases the images will speak for themselves. Occasionally, some narrative pertinent to the photo will
Yesterday’s New York Times story “In Haiti, Rising Call for Displaced To Go Away ” makes clear the potential consequences of a recovery effort that has been maddeningly slow to address the 1.3 million displaced Haitians following last January’s earthquake. It appears what is beginning to occur here points to a lack of focus on
One cannot address the safe water needs for each Haitian without first acknowledging the global problem of unsafe water. According to a UN report more people die from unsafe water than from all forms of violence, including war. One child under the age of five dies every 20 seconds from water-related diseases, according to the
Haitian Nationalism? At HR&DC, we believe “Nationalism” is a critical component for Haiti’s recovery and development. For decades, Haiti’s unemployment rate has ranged from 50% to as high as 90%. In addition to its unemployment woes, the Haitian people have endured numerous catastrophic events (hurricanes, earthquakes, floods, etc.) and years of corruption and manipulation. As
HR&DC Work Force and Training Plans One of the core objectives of HR&DC is to create, implement and manage a variety of construction-centric training and vocational programs throughout Haiti. It is our goal to replace the Haitian people’s history of subservience and acceptance with hope, meaningful work and some form of trade. Haiti’s WorkForce: The
Do you remember where you were when you heard about the earthquake that devastated Haiti? Were you in front of your TV set, in your car, reading your morning newspaper? Those things are everyday life for most of us. But not for the people of Haiti. The people of Haiti have long suffered from natural
HR&DC has been conducting discussions with for-profit companies to create strategic alliance partnerships to bring the needed resources to implement and manage the plan for The Haitian Renaissance. Industries and/or sectors include but are not limited to: • Consulting • Developers • Design • Construction • Engineering • Manufacturing • Technology • Finance Two Alliance Partner Programs Two programs are available for companies
It is the mission of Haiti Recovery & Development Company, LLC (HR&DC) to assist with the creation of an economic engine whereby self-reliance is ultimately possible for Haiti and its people. We are committed to the creation, implementation and management of a comprehensive recovery and development program, (Haiti’s version of The Marshall Plan). Through strategic
Tampa Tribune Published: April 4, 2010 This an article written by Haiti Recovery and Development Company Founder, Jim Lange, is commentary on what is needed Haiti to pull the people from the depths of despair. http://www2.tbo.com/content/2010/apr/04/co-where-is-haitis-marshall-plan/news-opinion-commentary/
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