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Hollywood funds school for Haiti

By at January 15, 2012 | 11:29 am | 0 Comment

Bankrolled by a roster of Hollywood celebrities, the Academy of Peace and Justice is earthquake ravaged Haiti's first free secondary school and draws hundreds of children from Port au Prince's biggest slums. Despite billions of dollars pledged by donors to help Haiti rebuild, reconstruction efforts remain painstakingly slow. However, the Artists for Peace and Justice, a

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Bill Clinton and Ben Stiller to co-chair Haiti benefit

By at August 8, 2011 | 12:40 am | 0 Comment

Former President Bill Clinton will be co-hosting a New York City gala to benefit The Stiller Foundation that's building schools in Haiti. The foundation says he'll host the Sept. 23 fundraiser with actor Ben Stiller and New York art dealer David Zwirner at the Skylight Soho. The cause is dear to Clinton's heart. He launched the Clinton Foundation Haiti Fund and created

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A safe school for the children of Jacmel

By at July 22, 2011 | 7:32 am | 0 Comment

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4OYxDgMvdAc[/youtube]January 12,2010, Tragedy struck Trinity school, a school in Jacmel.. leaving over 400 children dead..SIDR was there with volunteers from all over the world to assist with the reclamation and the clearing of this terrible site.. Wheelbarrow by wheelbarrow.. Constant reminders of what happened in each load.. SIDR

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Shakira donates $400,000 to rebuild Elie Dubois school in Port-au-Prince

By at April 1, 2011 | 7:40 am | 0 Comment

PORT-AU-PRINCE — Colombian pop star Shakira has donated $400,000 to rebuild a school that was severely damaged in the January 2010 quake that leveled much of the Haitian capital. The singer signed an agreement with the Inter-American Development Bank, which will match her contribution to rebuild the Elie Dubois school, one of the island's oldest, built in the early

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