To quote from his 2017 winter appeal- "A year ago, my good friend Bob asked me, 'Why Haiti? Why not Appalachia?' It may be a question that's crossed your mind as well. My short answer: Medicaid, Social Security, Food Stamps, Welfare, ACA, Free Public Education, Medicare, Public Housing Agency, and FEMA. There is NO social safety net in Haiti. Americans have rightful complaints about our government, but until you spend time in a country where government aid is virtually non-existent, you don't realize how debilitating a natural disaster or a dysfunctional economy can be."
Read David's 2017 report: