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More photos from College Mixte de Redempteur in Cite Soleil

More photos from Ecole Mixte de Redempteur in the slums of Cite Soleil where LGF Haiti installed one of their water purification systems recently. Prior to this installation, the kids had no access to clean drinking water and were constantly sick and missing school as a result.

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Haiti in the Shadow of Cholera – NY Times Editorial

Haiti in the Shadow of Cholera – NY Times Editorial April 23, 2014 The problem of ending Haiti’s cholera epidemic does not stem from an absence of planning. There is a 10-year plan to eradicate cholera from Hispaniola, the island Haiti shares with the Dominican Republic, by 2022. Within the 10-year plan is a two-year […]

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World Water Day – World’s poorest have least access to safe water – UNICEF

New York — 1,400 children under five die each day from causes linked to lack of safe water, sanitation, and hygiene Almost four years after the world met the global target set in the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) for safe drinking water, and after the UN General Assembly declared that water was a human right, […]

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A New Vision for Haiti

In conjunction with our partners, Digicel, the LGF Haiti team installed another of our LGF UV manual hand pump systems designed and built in Haiti by our all Haitian team at a College Nouvelle Vision school in Cavaillon. The system produces approximately 7500 liters per 12 hour day which can provide 2,500 people per day […]

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LGF Haiti installs another LGF UV manual hand pump in school in Muspan with our partners, Happy Hearts Fund

After searching high and low for a water purification system that ticked all the boxes that the Life Giving Force team deemed necessary to meet the specific conditions in Haiti, we set about designing and building one ourselves. Et Voila! The LGF UV manual hand pump system came into being. Not only is it portable, […]

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Haiti, Unfinished and Forsaken – New York Times editorial

By THE EDITORIAL BOARD JAN. 10, 2014 Four years after the earthquake, Haiti is a fragile, largely forgotten country. It’s possible that some natural or man-made crisis this year could push it back into the headlines. But sustained attention, with the kind of support from outside that Haiti still needs to rebuild and become more […]

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Agape Orphanage in Port-au-Prince

Life Giving Force has designed and built our very own low tech manual UV water purification system. Thanks to our partners, Octo-trade Japan, we installed our very first system in the La Main Tendre Agape Orphanage in Port-au-Prince just last week. Prior to the earthquake, La Main Tendre Orphanage housed all of its children in […]

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Lest we forget: Haiti group sees jump in cholera cases in the Capital

Haiti group sees jump in cholera cases in the Capital By Trenton Daniel Associated Press / October 10, 2011 PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti—The number of cholera cases seen in the Haitian capital has jumped about threefold in recent weeks, an official with a foreign aid group said Monday. Pascale Zintzen, deputy head of mission for Doctors Without […]

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UN on situation in Haiti

Excerpts from UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon’s remarks to the General Assembly informal meeting on Haiti, in New York today, 3 December: Collective Efforts in Haiti Will Be Overwhelmed without Massive, Immediate Response, Secretary-General Warns in Remarks to General Assembly The challenges arising from the 12 Jan earthquake have been compounded by the needs arising from […]

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Access to clean water a Human Right – Secretary General Ban Ki Moon

‘EVERYONE SHOULD HAVE ACCESS TO WATER AND SANITATION SERVICES THAT WE IN THIS ROOM TAKE FOR GRANTED,’ SAYS SECRETARY-GENERAL ON PERSISTENT, PRESSING CHALLENGE Following are UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon’s remarks on “Addressing the Global Water and Sanitation Challenge: The Key to the MDGs”, in New York, today, 22 September: We are here because we know […]

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