Letter from the Field: February Report, 2011

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By any standard, 2010 in Haiti was a horrendously difficult year marked by the devastating earthquake, the cholera epidemic, hurricane Thomas, flooding, and “questionable” elections that resulted in violent street demonstrations.  All this coming on top of pre-existing poverty among most of the population, an almost inexistent infrastructure, and a disoriented government (which, during the … Read More

Performance Artists Bring Spontaneous Theater to Children of Haiti

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[cmsms_row data_padding_bottom=”50″ data_padding_top=”0″ data_overlay_opacity=”50″ data_color_overlay=”#000000″ data_bg_parallax_ratio=”0.5″ data_bg_size=”cover” data_bg_attachment=”scroll” data_bg_repeat=”no-repeat” data_bg_position=”top center” data_bg_color=”#ffffff” data_color=”default” data_padding_right=”3″ data_padding_left=”3″ data_width=”boxed”][cmsms_column data_width=”2/3″][cmsms_text animation_delay=”0″] In June, EcoWorks International invited Natasha Tsakos and Lucky Bruno, both performance artists, clowns and dream poets, to bring spontaneous theater to children of Haiti – those living in street camps, attending schools and healing in hospitals … Read More

Letter from the Field: June Report, 2010

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[cmsms_row data_width=”boxed” data_color=”default” data_padding_top=”0″ data_padding_bottom=”0″][cmsms_column data_width=”1/1″][cmsms_text animation_delay=”0″] Dear Friends, Now that the general disaster response has transitioned from saving lives to maintaining lives, we are winding down our emergency programs in Port-au-Prince and returning to Ganthier. There, 8,000 internal refugees living in tent camps and in relatives’ homes and one of our goals is to … Read More

Henryka Manès Is Interviewed

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EcoWorks International’s Executive Director, Henryka Manès, was interviewed by Nadine Patrice of “Operation Green Leaves” on blogtalk radio. Ms. Patrice has been a voice for environmental protection in Haiti for over twenty years.  She wanted her listeners to become acquainted with the mission and work of EcoWorks International in Haiti. » Listen to the interview … Read More

Letter from the Field: March Report, 2010

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[cmsms_row data_padding_bottom=”0″ data_padding_top=”0″ data_color=”default” data_width=”boxed”][cmsms_column data_width=”1/1″][cmsms_text animation_delay=”0″]Breaking the cycle of poverty by building thriving, self-sustainable communities where the need is the greatest[/cmsms_text][cmsms_heading type=”h1″ font_weight=”100″ font_style=”normal” text_align=”default” target=”self” margin_top=”0″ margin_bottom=”20″ animation_delay=”0″]EWI Emergency Response Projects: Completed[/cmsms_heading][cmsms_text animation_delay=”0″] Cooked 230-250 homemade nutritious hot meals daily for the Bernard Mevs Hospital patients, staff and families, and provided water from … Read More

Letter from the Field: Haiti Earthquake Relief

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[cmsms_row data_padding_bottom=”50″ data_padding_top=”0″ data_overlay_opacity=”50″ data_color_overlay=”#000000″ data_bg_parallax_ratio=”0.5″ data_bg_size=”cover” data_bg_attachment=”scroll” data_bg_repeat=”no-repeat” data_bg_position=”top center” data_bg_color=”#ffffff” data_color=”default” data_padding_right=”3″ data_padding_left=”3″ data_width=”boxed”][cmsms_column data_width=”1/1″][cmsms_text animation_delay=”0″]Breaking the cycle of poverty by building thriving, self-sustainable communities where the need is the greatest[/cmsms_text][cmsms_heading type=”h1″ font_weight=”100″ font_style=”normal” text_align=”default” target=”self” margin_top=”0″ margin_bottom=”20″ animation_delay=”0″]Current Situation[/cmsms_heading][cmsms_text animation_delay=”0″] The situation on the ground is evolving.  People still struggle with daily … Read More

Letter from the Field: Haiti Earthquake Relief

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[cmsms_row data_width=”boxed” data_padding_left=”3″ data_padding_right=”3″ data_color=”default” data_bg_color=”#ffffff” data_bg_position=”top center” data_bg_repeat=”no-repeat” data_bg_attachment=”scroll” data_bg_size=”cover” data_bg_parallax_ratio=”0.5″ data_color_overlay=”#000000″ data_overlay_opacity=”50″ data_padding_top=”0″ data_padding_bottom=”50″][cmsms_column data_width=”1/1″][cmsms_text animation_delay=”0″] Only days after the January 12th, 7.0 Richter scale-earthquake hit Haiti, Americans raised millions of dollars to help the Haitian victims, and thousands volunteered.  The magnitude of the tremor, the shoddy construction standards and the proximity to … Read More

EcoWorks Fundraiser to Support Work in Haiti

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South of Fifth Restaurants in South Beach Raise Funds for EWI Relief Efforts in Haiti Join us on Tuesday January 26th at Smith & Wollensky for a night of dining and fundraising! South of Fifth Restaurants Smith & Wollensky, DeVito South Beach, Joe’s Stone Crab, Red, Tap Tap Haitian Restaurant, Clark’s, and China Grill together … Read More

Letter from the Field: Haiti Earthquake Relief

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[cmsms_row data_padding_bottom=”50″ data_padding_top=”0″ data_overlay_opacity=”50″ data_color_overlay=”#000000″ data_bg_parallax_ratio=”0.5″ data_bg_size=”cover” data_bg_attachment=”scroll” data_bg_repeat=”no-repeat” data_bg_position=”top center” data_bg_color=”#ffffff” data_color=”default” data_padding_right=”3″ data_padding_left=”3″ data_width=”boxed”][cmsms_column data_width=”1/1″][cmsms_text animation_delay=”0″] We urgently need your help. The devastation of the January 12th and subsequent earthquake in Haiti claimed thousands of lives, made millions homeless, and destroyed the already under developed infrastructure and governmental capacity. Many ministries, local organizations … Read More