“Our exciting news is the work we are doing on developing our Sustainable Livelihoods model” | Summer 2017 in Haiti

Ailish O’Reilly, our Programmes Manager in Haiti, returns to Haiti after a short holiday in Ireland, with a tense journey back as Hurricane Irma threatened the country.  Here, she shares all the latest news from our projects over a busy few months....
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Our Programmes Manager discusses life in Haiti in Galway Bay FM interview

Our Programmes Manager in Haiti, Ailish O’Reilly, gave an insight into the impact of Hurricane Irma in Haiti on an interview with Galway Bay FM today. Speaking on the Keith Finnegan Show, Ailish described her experience of returning to Haiti, knowing...
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Hear our former Country Director speak about the impact of Hurricane Irma

Hurricane Irma is currently making its way towards Haiti, and is expected to affect the country within the next 24 hours. Our Ambassador, George Hook, spoke to our former Country Director, John Moore, on the ‘High Noon’ show on Newstalk FM...
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“The recovery process from last year’s hurricane is going strongly” | June 2017 in Haiti

As our Programmes Manager in Haiti, Ailish O’Reilly, tells us, June saw a lot of activity for our projects in Haiti, as recovery programmes from last year’s hurricane come to a close and more local people join our literacy training.  Take...
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Sophie’s Story | “I have had the opportunity to see the different sides to this beautiful country”

With just three weeks left in Haiti, Sophie O’Sullivan tells us what a typical day therelooks like for her, from carrying out surveys and completing paperwork to showing visitors around our projects. Sophie has been working with our team in Haiti...
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Sophie’s Story | “You could see in his eyes the disbelief and joy”

Six weeks into her three-month work placement with us, Sophie O’Sullivan tells us how she got on during our recent Volunteer Programme, and bids farewell to our Country Director, John Moore, as he leaves Haiti for home. Saturday, 22 April saw the beginning...
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Sophie’s Story | “You wouldn’t believe the challenges that many of the people here face”

Sophie O’Sullivan arrived in Haiti two weeks ago to begin a three-month internship with us as part of her studies.  It’s been an eventful introduction to the country for her, and, here, she gives us an insight into just some of what she’s...
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Close to forty volunteers head for Haiti for our 2017 Volunteer Programme

It’s an exciting week for us here in Haven as almost forty volunteers from Ireland and abroad get set to head off on our eleventh annual volunteer trip. Our 2017 Volunteer Programme sees the group travel to the small town of Carrefour Dufont, located...
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Sophie’s Story | “I wanted to go somewhere that doesn’t get as much aid or attention”

We were excited to recently welcome Sophie O’Sullivan to the Haven team in Haiti.  Sophie is a student in University College Cork (UCC) who is joining us for her three-month student internship.  She’ll be keeping a regular blog during her...
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