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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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American Red Cross Commits $2.7 Million to Help 3,000 Haitian Children Return to School

By at February 15, 2011 | 2:16 pm | 2 Comments

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti, Feb. 15, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The American Red Cross today announced it was spending $2.7 million to provide financial support for Haitian families affected by the January 2010 earthquake so their children can attend school. An estimated 3,000 children in the Port-au-Prince neighborhood of Croix Deprez, a hilly area where many homes

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Free High School in the Slums of Port-au-Prince

By at October 19, 2010 | 5:26 pm | 4 Comments

Artists for Peace and Justice Opens First-Ever Free High School in the Slums of Port-au-Prince Built by Haitians for Haitians, the Groundbreaking Academy for Peace and Justice Will Educate, Feed and Care for Students in the Earthquake-Devastated City

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Schools Reopen in Port au Prince

By at April 5, 2010 | 5:30 pm | 2 Comments

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — Schools are opening across Haiti's capital for the first time since a devastating earthquake hit nearly three months ago. It's a major step toward normalcy, but the hard-hit education system is just beginning to recover. The Jan. 12 quake damaged or destroyed some 4,000 schools. Nobody wants to put children back under concrete roofs and many

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