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A safe school for the children of Jacmel

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

[youtube][/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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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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Educators see opportunity in ruined Haiti schools

By at March 1, 2010 | 6:49 pm | 1 Comments

By JONATHAN M. KATZ (AP) PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — After seven weeks with seven kids huddled under a shelter of tarps and bed sheets on the median strip of a busy road, Lissithe Delomme says the Haitian government can't reopen schools fast enough. "If they would open right now I'd be pretty happy," she said, trying to ignore the tumult of two of her boys wrestling as

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Have dinner at ESU tonight to help Haiti school rebuild

By at February 24, 2010 | 3:12 am | 1 Comments

East Stroudsburg University is hosting a dinner tonight to benefit victims of last month's earthquake in Haiti. The Haitian Dinner will take place 5 to 7:15 p.m. in the university's dining hall, Dansbury Commons, on Normal Street in East Stroudsburg. The cost is $9 per person, with $2 from each meal to benefit earthquake victims through an initiative by the Pennsylvania

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