Our Visit to Grande Saline

Hello, Health for Haiti friends.  It has been a few weeks since Hurricane Matthew roared through Haiti.  Hundreds of people were killed and there has been massive loss of homes, crops and livestock in the the southwestern part of the country. The United Nations is estimating that over 1.4 million people in Haiti are in need…

5K Run/Walk for Clean Water in Grande Saline, Haiti

The Binghamton University Rotaract Club is sponsoring a 5K Run/Walk  to support the Health for Haiti Clean Water Project in Grande Saline, Haiti.  The 5K will be held at Binghamton University on Sunday, October 16th at 10am.  Money raised from this event will help to fund the purchase and installation of solar panels that will…

After Matthew

Hello, Health for Haiti Friends. Thanks to everyone who kept the people of Haiti in their hearts this week.  Hurricane Matthew had disastrous effects in Haiti, but our friends in Grande Saline were spared the catastrophic damage seen in other regions of the country. Although there is still a serious risk of flooding in Grande Saline, thankfully…

Health for Haiti Update and Worries About Hurricane Matthew

We were feeling relieved because the water had finally receded and school was back in session in Grande Saline. However, with Hurricane Matthew heading for Haiti we are once again very worried for all of our friends who live there.  The National Weather Service is warning of torrential rainfall and dangerous flash floods. While we hope for…