Port-au-Prince, Haiti, November 6, 2012 Star of Hope project leaders report that the road to the Foret des Pines, (Bois Negresse) are cut in numerous places and it is impossible to get vehicles into the area. The community reports that the crop of cabbage and potatoes normally ready to harvest in November is a total loss. The fear is for the nutrition of the children in area.
Star of Hope projects in Dano and Hesse, southwest of Port-au-Prince are reporting moderate to severe road damage, roof damage to the school and substantial agricultural loss.
Star of Hope is appealing for funds to assist in initial food needs, agricultural materials to assure a timely planting in March of the next crop as well as funds for repair to two school buildings.
More information is available on their website, www.starofhope.us