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Ngo in Haiti


Alexis Hart

on 29 April 2010

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take a closer look we're going down to the ground now and you need to take in what is happening what are you going to do about it? there is a lot going on here Haiti But What is Really Being Done to Help? Politics K.E.E.P.R.A.H. Transportation •A semi-presidential republic, whereby the President of Haiti is head of state directly elected by popular vote and the Prime Minister acts as head of government. •According to the Corruption Perceptions Index, the country has consistently ranked as one of the most corrupt nations. •All of the major transportation systems in Haiti are located near or run through the capital, Port-au-Prince. •The most common form of public transportation in Haiti is the use of brightly painted buses called "tap-taps." •In the past Haiti used railroads, but today they are no longer in use. Kinship Marriage
Conventional Church Wedding
Socially accepted unions without formal sanction
Complicated with large domestic units
Residents, contacts and feelings often decide on who inherits
Extended family creates household
Eldest male makes social decisions
Rural families- Mother and Father joint provider (labor/sell)
Respect for adults
Less than half of children attend school-20% of that complete primary school
Education Overall
As of 1982, 65% of the population over 10 years old had not been educated

6 year cycle
40 % of teachers had secondary level or teacher training certificate
Numbers doubled from 1970s to ’80s Secondary
Curriculum emphasized classics and arts
3 year basic cycle; 4 year upper level cycle
Majority are private schools (75% private) Higher
One Public (University of Haiti)
Most students study law and medicine (51% in ‘81)
Two Private Religion Voodoo
Misconceptions (sorcery and zombies)
In congruence with Roman Catholics
Voodoo does not exist in rural areas (voudoun=dance)
Voodoo lacks a fixed theology and an organized hierarchy, unlike Roman Catholicism and Protestantism. Each specialist develops his or her own reputation for helping people.
Roman Catholic
Health Economy GDP: Gross Domestic Product (GDP): US$6.95 billion for 2008.
Annual GDP Growth: Fiscal year 2004-2005: 1.8%. Fiscal year 2008 - 1.3%.
GDP per head: purchasing power parity - US $505 (2005); US $1180 (2008)
GDP by sector (2006): agriculture – 29%; industry - 16%; services - 55%.
Inflation: minus 1% (June 2009)
Natural resources: bauxite, copper, calcium carbonate, gold, marble.
Assosiations Major Industries: agriculture: (29% of GDP) - coffee, mangoes, sugarcane, rice, corn, cacao, sorghum, pulses, other fruits and vegetables Industry (16% of GDP) - Apparel, handicrafts, electronics, food processing, beverages, tobacco products, furniture, printing, chemicals, and steel Services: (55% of GDP) - Commerce, government, tourism

The average daily nutritional consumption level in the country was 1,901 calories per person, including 41.1 grams of protein.
In rural areas, the average person consumed about 1,300 calories, including 30 grams of protein per day. A national survey in 1978 showed that 77 percent of children in Haiti were malnourished. Major trading partners: US ($310 million, 2005), and the Dominican Republic (exact figure unknown as there is believed to be a hug grey economy)
Non-Governmental Organizations "Haiti Quake: Direct Relief's Long-Term Commitment to Recovery" "Just-in-Time Delivery" "Two Months Later, Strong Support Continues" "More Than $3.4 Million in Aid Sent to Haiti This Week" "More Than $1.3 Million in Needed Medical Aid Sent to Haiti" "Direct Relief Delivers Critically Needed Insulin to Haiti" "Staff in Haiti Supporting Short- and Long-Term Recovery" "Direct Relief Staff in Haiti Delivering Medical Aid to Partners" "More than $16.3 Million in Medical Material Arrives at Direct Relief’s Haiti Warehouse" "Two New Aid Shipments En Route to Haiti" "More Than 16 Tons of Medical Aid Departs for Haiti Today" "Direct Relief Aid to Haiti Tops $6 Million" "Sterilizing Equipment Sent to Port-au-Prince Today" "Direct Relief Procuring $130,000 in Requested Medicines for Haiti" "$1.1 Million in Aid Departed Today for Haiti" Partners in Health Shipment Arrives in Port-au-Prince
"Boy Donates Birthday Money for Haiti Today" "FedEx to Airlift $2 Million in Medical Aid to Haiti" NGO #1 NGO #2 Life For The World Project Hope Mission
Technology/Science Mission
Technology/Science Recomendations Life for the world Educate educators
Educate students on sustaining agriculture
Educate students on basic medicine treatments on preventable disease
Give students a foundation for the future
Resources AEA 267. "Rubrics in the Classroom | AEA 267 Curriculum, Instruction & Assessment." Area Education Agency 267. Web. 26 Apr. 2010. <http://www.aea7.k12.ia.us/cia/index.php?page=rubrics>.
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Direct Relief International. "Emergency Response - Haiti Earthquake." Direct Relief International. 2001. Web. 29 Apr. 2010. <http://www.directrelief.org/EmergencyResponse/2010/EarthquakeHaiti.aspx?gclid=COjkzsL1oqECFQHX5wodgHZTzQ>.
Haiti Today. "Country Profile: Haiti." British Foreign & Commonwealth Office (FCO) Home. 9 Nov. 2009. Web. 29 Apr. 2010. <http://www.fco.gov.uk/en/travel-and-living-abroad/travel-advice-by-country/country-profile/north-central-america/haiti/?profile=today>.
Harath, Rita. "Advantages and Disadvantages of the Rubric - Rubrics in Authentic Assessment." Home - Rubrics in Authentic Assessment. 27 Oct. 2007. Web. 26 Apr. 2010. <http://epsyrubrics.wetpaint.com/page/Advantages+and+Disadvantages+of+the+Rubric>.
Life for the World, 2009. Web. 28 Apr. 2010.
"Politics of Haiti." Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia, 22 Apr. 2010. Web. 28 Apr. 2010.
Project Hope. "How To Help -Volunteer." Project HOPE:. 2009. Web. 29 Apr. 2010. <http://www.projecthope.org/site/PageServer?pagename=how_to_help_volunteer>.
Regina Public Schools. "Rubrics - Process." Saskatchewan Schools and School Divisions. 2003. Web. 26 Apr. 2010. <http://www.saskschools.ca/curr_content/bestpractice/rubrics/process2.html>.
""Rubric"" Dictionary.com | Find the Meanings and Definitions of Words at Dictionary.com. Web. 26 Apr. 2010. <http://dictionary.com>.
Richard A. Haggerty, ed. Haiti: A Country Study. Washington: GPO for the Library of Congress,
1989. <http://countrystudies.us/haiti/>
"Transport in Haiti." Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia. Wikipedia, The Free Encyclopedia, 22 Mar. 2010. Web. 28 Apr. 2010.
Biblical Worldview "Jesus answered, If you want to be perfect, go, sell your possessions and give to the poor, and you will have treasure in heaven. Then come, follow me.'" Matthew 19:21
"For I was hungry and you gave me something to eat, I was thirsty and you gave me something to drink, I was a stranger and you invited me in." Matthew 25:35

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