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Haiti: Non-Violence

Haitian blogger Wadner Pierre strongly advocates the path of non-violence.

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  • Jess

    We are a low income American family, what can we do to help our Haitian neighbors? We can’t send money so is there anything else we can do?
    It pains me that I am not doing anything for my world. We keep our carbon foot print minimal as we can, and we are don’t buy much of anything except things that meet basic needs (food, shelter excreta) so what can we do, does anyone know?

  • laura

    Pray! That’s free and very giving!

  • Jess

    Thanks, I do make dua (supplication) all the time but I really want to take action.

  • Bob Snyder

    To those who have limited income and want to help. My wife and I have very limited resorces but have found many ways to serve. We started working with our twin parish in Rivere Mancell, north of Gorne Morne about 7 years ago. One of our projects is collecting donated items and shipping them through our church sponsored shipping container. The needs are great, and we are such a wasteful society that there is never a lack of donated items. If you are serious about serving our less forturnate brothers and sisters in Haiti,Please contact me and I will share whatever I can with you.

  • Hi Jess,

    I would suggest getting involved in efforts to cancel Haiti’s debt, which is currently draining away $1 million dollars PER WEEK from the country, while people starve and schools collapse. The Jubilee network in the States is working on this issue. Check out their “Get Actice” section for info on what you can do.

    http://www.jubileeusa.org/?id=112

    Also, it is important to get informed about the serious harm – despite the rhetoric of helping – that US policy has done to Haiti. Wadner Pierre has done a lot as a journalist to expose what is happening. I would suggest checking out the Institute for Justice and Democracy in Haiti for more info.

    http://www.ijdh.org/

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