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Divining a Solution

Providing clean water to earthquake-ravaged Haiti is no simple task, but Bobbi Dunphy is spearheading a vital ‘profit for purpose’ initiative that will not only provide advanced water purification technologies but will also help Haitians get back on their feet. When the hyperkinetic Bobbi Dunphy is asked why she spends so much of her energy […]

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Notes from a Haitian Neophyte

An oil covered reveler celebrating Carnaval in Jacmel, Haiti This place is crazy. And it was just Carnaval. So multiply by that x 100. It’s loud, dusty, dirty, unorganized, under resourced, over priced, confusing, dangerous, beautiful, luring and despite it’s chequered history, completely full of life. The kind of zest that is difficult to find […]

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Haiti: UN urges investing in water to combat cholera

11 January 2012 – Dramatic improvements in water and sanitation services are needed to eliminate cholera in Haiti and the Dominican Republic, health experts who took part in a United Nations-organized briefing to outline concrete steps to stem the spread of the disease in the region said today. The event, organized by the UN World […]

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LGF is part of making history at the Digicel Marché en Fer site

Much has been planned for the rebuilding of Haiti after the January 12, 2010 earthquake that devastated the nation. Yet few projects have been so ambitious and so visible as the rebuilding of the Marché en Fer in downtown Port-au-Prince and LifeGivingForce was fortunate enough to play an important role. Designed in Paris in the […]

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LGF water technology-changing lives in Haiti

What’s the difference between clean water and unclean water? Well, add to that question the fact that someone will be drinking it and you get an unexpected answer: it’s quality of life. In order to begin to understand what this really means, lets consider two measures used to determine a population’s health liabilities, Years of […]

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Rapid Response Required : Cholera Outbreak

An outbreak of cholera has exploded in the Artibonite region of Haiti. We have received reports that as of this morning, Friday Oct 22nd, there have been more than 2000 cases of acute watery diarrhea and already 160 deaths and mounting, at the facilities in St. Marc, Petite Riviere d’Artibonite, Mirebalais and Lascahobas; the death-rate […]

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75,000 liters a day…

how much water is this?…It’s enough to keep 37,500 people alive. Should the unthinkable happen, just as it did in Haiti on January 12th, 2010, this kind of emergency water access can make the difference between an immediate disaster and an unfolding tragedy. Just one of the LGF Rapid Response 75000UF systems can rapidly deploy and […]

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UN adopts LGF solutions in Haiti

LifeGivingForce, LLC is partnering with the Community Violence Reduction (CVR) division of the United Nations Stabilization Mission in Haiti (MINUSTAH), to begin implementation of a multi-sited project to deliver clean drinking water to nine communities in need in the South-Eastern Department of Haiti. The project will deploy nine water purification systems in Marigot, Cayes-Jacmel, La Vallee de Jacmel,Bainet, Cótes de Fer, Belle Anse, Grand […]

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