Cavaillon

“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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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 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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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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Hurricane Matthew Update | “Body, bones and mind are tired”

Ailish O’Reilly, our Programmes Manager in Haiti, shares the latest updates from the emergency response on the ground in the wake of Hurricane Matthew. SUNDAY | DAY FOURTEEN A non event.  We got up early, intending to go hiking, but are all secretly...
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Hurricane Matthew Update | “The word ‘apocalypse’ comes to mind”

Our Programmes Manager Ailish O’Reilly was on the island of Île à Vache when Hurricane Matthew struck.  In her powerful series of blogs, she shares her experience of the emergency response. SATURDAY | DAY THIRTEEN Saturday we are up and out at 7:30AM:...
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Hurricane Matthew Update | “The stress of disaster knits us closely together”

Our Programmes Manager Ailish O’Reilly was on the island of Île à Vache when Hurricane Matthew struck.  In her powerful series of blogs, she shares her experience of the emergency response. FRIDAY | DAY TWELVE Friday morning, and waiting for...
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Hurricane Matthew Update | Impact on the Christine Farm

Our Christine Farm programme in the Cavaillon Valley stands as a centre-of-excellence for farming training and development in Haiti.  In the past few months, it reached new heights, bringing in substantial orders for its high-quality produce and providing...
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