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23 Mar 2010 description

Since the devastating earthquake that hit Port-au-Prince on 12 January, YMCA Haiti and its international partners have been responding to the urgent needs of affected communities and developing plans for long term rehabilitation.

YMCA Haiti has developed a one year plan to provide support to 14,400 young people and their families, to rebuild the Konbit Service Centre that was destroyed by the quake, and increase the capacity of YMCA staff and volunteers.

Specific activities include:

- Providing after-school education, arts and crafts, youth leadership and recreational activities …

22 Jan 2010 description

Ten days after the terrible earthquake in Haiti, the humanitarian situation remains critical. With a whole country, including government and public services, deeply affected, the international community is responding as quickly and efficiently as possible to the most urgent needs of the survivors.

15 Jan 2010 description

Today, the World Alliance of YMCAs together with the Latin American and Caribbean Alliance of YMCAs (LACA) is launching an international appeal to the YMCA movement in support of the Haiti earthquake victims.

The Haitian people are suffering a crisis of a magnitude that no one can comprehend.