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Digicel and USAID to build primary schools for Haiti

By at August 30, 2010 | 7:01 am | 1 Comments

The Digicel Foundation and the US Agency for International Development (USAID) have launched a project which trains at-risk and out-of-school youths in Haiti to convert shipping containers into primary schools. The Digicel Foundation and USAID have already opened the first school built under the public-private partnership. Ecole Louis de Borno in Leogane will welcome 600

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A New Haiti Education Plan

By at August 17, 2010 | 1:48 am | 0 Comment

A plan to build a new education system in Haiti is one of the most encouraging things to emerge from the rubble of the Jan. 12 earthquake. It is expected to be endorsed at a meeting on Tuesday of the Interim Haiti Recovery Commission, the joint Haitian-international body created to guide the country’s rebuilding. Talk and promises have been far more abundant than

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HONEYWELL BREAKS GROUND ON NEW SCHOOL IN JACMEL, HAITI

By at August 12, 2010 | 5:42 pm | 1 Comments

In Partnership with Operation USA and the City of Jacmel, Honeywell Delivers On Its Commitment to Haiti; New School Slated for Completion by January 2011 MORRIS TOWNSHIP, N.J., August 10, 2010 — Honeywell (NYSE: HON) broke ground today on a public school, Ecole Nationale Jacob Martin Henriquez in Jacmel, Haiti. In attendance were Tom Buckmaster, President of

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Miami Dade College students to rebuild Secours D’en Haut

By at August 9, 2010 | 3:54 am | 1 Comments

By REBECCA HUVAL (Miami Herald) - Last year, Ashley-Jo Villard, 19, originally from Port-au-Prince, and her Miami Dade Honors College classmate, Natalia Valbuena, 20, had promised the townspeople of Trou Caiman -- population 22,000 -- that they would build a new school for 100 students. But after the earthquake hit, their U.S. donors redirected money toward first-aid

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