Vision Haiti - visionhaiti
Bridging the Gap
The disaster in Haiti has taken a country ravaged by dictators and thieves and destroyed hopes the Haitian people had for a "normal life".
Responding to the Associated Press story that reported "only one penny of every U.S. aid dollar will go directly in cash to needy Haitians", a local stated "International volunteers who work hand-in-hand with Haitians are welcomed. Others, not so much."
Less than one week after the Earthquake...
A Common Thread creates a Foundation
Successful second Visit to Haiti during May-June 2010.
The founders returned to Haiti to visit 5 different cities. They toured schools, clinics, local businesses, and orphanages. The goal of this visit was to visit their future construction sites yet it became much more...visit www.visionhaiti.webs.com
to learn more about the future of this organization.
Haitians know their local circumstances and conditions better than outsiders. At times, this simple truism has been overlooked by outsiders during the past two months, as have numerous informal and local Haitian relief and self-help efforts. Most noticeable of these efforts is how an estimated 600,000 people from Port-au-Prince fled to the countryside after the earthquake and have since been surviving on the solidarity of family and friends in small, impoverished rural towns and villages.
"Throughout the centuries, there were men who took first steps, down new roads, armed with nothing but their own vision."-Ayn Rand, Novelist
"Vision Haiti" has been formed by Haitians to focus on improving resources to serve the basic needs and education of the surviving people. We plan to build campuses in several locations around the country to connect corporations, governments and locals in providing employable skills to the young people of Haiti.
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