Here at Vermont Haiti Project it is not our practice to frequently ask for donations. We generally save our pleas for holidays, and special or serious occasions.
This is a serious occasion!
As you may know by now, Hurricane Matthew has slammed into Haiti, and this Caribbean nation is again struggling to recover from a natural disaster.
Many of our partner communities have been hit hard. VHP board president Kimball Butler reports on the situation in Duchity, where VHP’s largest program, the vocational school, is based:
“Despagne (VHP project manager) called at noon today to say he had a call from our colleagues in Duchity. They walked quite a way to find a signal to call. Their news was only of the village center- they had no news about the 20+ communities surrounding.
- Five deaths they know of so far- including children…