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Haiti

Haiti, the most impoverished country in the Western Hemisphere, is still working to rebuild infrastructure after the earthquake in 2010 that displaced hundreds of thousands of people and destroyed hospitals, schools, community infrastructure and thousands of homes. The World Bank estimates that 60% of the population in Haiti live in poverty.

  • Two out of three Haitians live on less than $2 a day.
  • The earthquake in 2010 left thousands displaced and it is estimated that over 300,000 remain displaced.
  • More than 50% of families do not have access to clean water, leading to death and illness from waterborne diseases.
  • The country has to import more than 50% of their food and imports 80% of Haitians main source of food, rice.
  • In 2015, up to 200,000 Haitians were displaced after being deported out of the Dominican Republic and are living in makeshift camps along the Haiti and Dominican Republic.

What We Do

  • Ship and distribute pharmaceuticals, medical supplies and medical machines.
  • Build community infrastructure –  medical clinics, schools and water systems.
  • Build homes.
  • Ship and distribute food.
  • Ship and distribute educational supplies.
  • Livelihood and income generating projects.

Projects

House of Hope Chicken Farm
food haiti livelihood
Petite Riviere de l’Artibonite
haiti housing livelihood

Impact

  • Built 32 homes in Haiti.
  • Established a chicken farm to support the sustainability of an orphange
  • Distributed 25,000 bags of dried vegetable soup, feeding over 2 million children and their families with vegetables donated by Ontario farmers
  • Shipped $7 million in medicines, four ultrasound machines and 1 X-ray machine for hospitals in Haiti
  • Provided 3,000 filled backpacks to children across Haiti
  • Distributed 2,500 pounds of fish, 2,400 bags granola, 2,123 bags of dried Canadian fruit, 2,179 bags of milk powder to communities across Haiti
  • Distributed 450 soccer balls to schools
  • Provided 32 families with a solar-powered light kit

Gifts of Hope