Gallery: Clinton Bush Haiti Fund Gives $800,000 to Architecture for Hum...

 

Almost 11 months after a catastrophic earthquake leveled buildings and killed thousands in Haiti, the Clinton Bush Haiti Fund has decided to give $800,000 to Architecture for Humanity to go towards their Rebuilding Center in Port-au-Prince. Recovery in Haiti has been a slow process for many reasons — governmental roadblocks, lack of resources and housing complexities abound — and thousands of people are still living in makeshift camps as a cholera epidemic sweeps the country. $3.5 billion in international relief was pledged to Haiti after the events last January but even still, few buildings are being erected. Architecture for Humanity’s hope is to help the Haitians rebuild their own country by teaching them safe, sustainable construction techniques. Kudos to the presidential fund for seeing promise in their vision.

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  1. mnickolay March 30, 2012 at 3:28 am

    Please send Information on the housing system, and the pricing options. We are looking for modular housing scheems as contingency planning against the flooding, we are facing throughout our regions in the UK yearly.

  2. Sonny June 1, 2011 at 10:15 am

    Good to see a tanlet at work. I can’t match that.

  3. fahet December 6, 2010 at 7:53 pm

    this is the best way to help haiti. As I was thinking about it I said all they have to do with the money is to give it to the people themself to built their own house with the help of architect

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