April 18, 2013
VIDEO: The University of Notre Dame’s Alliance for Catholic Education (ACE) partners with CRS to help provide quality education through Catholic schools in Haiti. This video shows the impact that partnership is having on school children throughout Haiti.
March 28, 2013
In flood-prone Haiti, a CRS program teaches communities to plant trees and other barriers on the surrounding hillsides to protect their homes and crops from heavy rains.
January 15, 2013
Written by Catholic News Agency and posted on National Catholic Register, an article quotes Haitian Bishop Launay Saturné describing efforts to rebuild Catholic churches in the three years since the January 2010 Haiti earthquake. The article describes a program called PROCHE, which is the reconstruction entity started by the Haitian bishops, with the assistance and support [...]
January 12, 2013
Three years ago today a catastrophic 7.0 magnitude earthquake struck Haiti. Since then, CRS has worked hard to bring healing and health to those whose lives were shattered that day. A great example is CRS’ Ti Biznis program, which provides grants of $500 and basic business training to hundreds of entrepreneurs in Port-au-Prince, including Clautide [...]
January 11, 2013
After the January 2010 earthquake struck Haiti, CRS started the “Mountains to Markets” program to support rural families and reduce their need to migrate to the already-stressed capital in search of a better life. The Mountains to Market program works with more than 5,000 coffee and mango producers in the southern peninsula of Haiti to [...]
January 9, 2013
Have you wondered what NGOs have been doing in Haiti since the January 2010 earthquake three years ago? InterAction’s NGO Aid Map shows where non-governmental organizations like CRS are working in Haiti, and the type of programs they’re running. View where CRS is working and where all NGOs are working.
January 8, 2013
The 2010 earthquake devastated so much of life in Haiti and launched an enormous outpouring of generosity from Catholics in the United States. Haitians have faced many challenges since that day, but much progress has been made, led by the Catholic Church. Listen to the story by clicking on the media player below.
December 19, 2012
By Darren Hercyk Country Representative for CRS in Haiti It is now three years since the massive January 12 earthquake shook Haiti and ended so many lives. But that day also launched a wave of compassion and generosity for Haiti from Americans. Three years on, Catholics in the US should know what is being done [...]
December 17, 2012
Editor Kevin Clarke of America Magazine was in Haiti last week to examine life in Port-au-Prince almost three years after the January 2010 earthquake struck the western hemisphere’s most impoverished nation. This is the last in a series of articles Clarke wrote: It had once been a futbal field, can it become one again? Port-au-Prince already was bereft of [...]
December 14, 2012
Editor Kevin Clarke of America Magazine is in Haiti this week to examine life in Port-au-Prince almost three years after the January 2010 earthquake struck the western hemisphere’s most impoverished nation. Clarke writes: “It was terrible, just terrible,” says Delille Antione. He’s speaking about his experience during the earthquake on January 10, 2010 in Port-au-Prince. “I really don’t want [...]