Diaspora Haitians Mobilize To Restore Homeland
As the Global Syndicateâ€™s Jacques-Philippe Piverger put it : â€œI challenge you to make personal or raise commitments. Five hundred dollars can feed an entire Haitian family for a year; $1,000 can give them the hope of an education and outlook for a brighter future.
The Haiti Project, a fundraising and awareness initiative to support critical humanitarian efforts in
Among the many notables in attendance were: Cliff Louis, of the New York Giants; Kevin Lyttle, musical sensation; Unik Ernest, a Haitian born entrepreneur; J. Alexander Martin, Fubu Owner; Assemblyman Karim Camara; Assemblyman Hakeem Jeffries; Jamie Hector, from The Wire; and Jimmy Jean - Louis, of Heroes.
Many Americans see
On January 1, 1804,
The populist president Jean-Bertrand Aristide was twice deposed; once by the army in 1991 and then through a U.S.-inspired uprising in 2004. The instability has prevented sustained economic development. Two -- thirds of the labor force is reported to be unemployed. It’s estimated that 80% of the population live in dire poverty----
These are the challenges that the numerous organizations engaged in working with
“They’re conscious enough to understand that
Global Syndicate plans similar fundraising events in six major
Jacques-Philippe Pivergerunveiled “The Cinq (Five) Program,” which invites the public to join the movement by making a minimum $5 donation and recruiting five others to do the same at www.theglobalsyndicate.org
The entrepreneur and Edeyo Founder, Unik Ernest, has subtantial experience with Haitian projects. He united a group of dedicated professionals from different backgrounds to rebuild a school which supplies students with learning materials and provides one hot meal a day to all the 172 students; 84 boys and 88 girls.
The large Haitian community in
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