Washington, D.C. - The Lambi Fund of Haiti, located in Washington D.C. and Port au Prince, Haiti, will launch 9 various projects with smallholder farmers in Kavayon, Manich and Okay to improve family livelihoods and create income-generating opportunities in the southwest corridor of Haiti.
The project is funded by a $ 139,321 grant from the W.K. Kellogg Foundation of Battle Creek, Michigan.
Following the devastating January 12, 2010 earthquake, Haiti's government, supported by the World Bank, led an ambitious Post-Disaster Needs Assessment (PDNA)-an operative blueprint for reconstruction. Astonishingly, the PDNA failed to address gender issues. This Gender Shadow report (GSR) provides the missing gender content for PDNA policymakers, donors, civil society groups and all stakeholders involved in Haiti's reconstruction.
Recovery extends beyond relief: Donate now to Lambi Fund of Haiti to help Haitian communities recover today and thrive tomorrow.Our hearts go out to all the people of Haiti and their families who are victims of this terrible tragedy.
We at Lambi Fund of Haiti understand the pain and anxiety, as we too, search for staff, friends and family. We will be working with all of our abilities to help mitigate the damage that has occurred.
This devastating earthquake and its 30+ aftershocks have pounded Haiti and destroyed many of the sustainable development projects run by grassroots groups …
Miami, FL, April 29, 2009-- The Lambi Fund of Haiti and Western Union joined hands to help celebrate Earth Day by planting a tree in Haiti for each of their 5,700 employees. Each tree planted represented Western Union's pledge to aid The Lambi Fund of Haiti to reforest the severely deforested hillsides in Haiti.
It's not unusual to hear of blackouts throughout Haiti since the island country lacks sound energy practices and residents, therefore, only get a handful of hours worth of electricity throughout the day. For those other hours without electricity, they makeup for it by using charcoal to cook and gas-powered generators for electricity.
Focuses on Rebuilding Sustainable Development Projects in Haiti
Lambi Fund's "After the Storms" emergency fund will invest in and support rebuilding efforts that addresses food security, sustainable agriculture, reforestation, and community investments.
MIAMI, FL, October 9, 2008 - Haiti's recent hurricanes killed over 500 people, destroyed thousands of homes, and displaced a reported one million Haitians.
Back-to-back storms destroy Haiti's crops, intensify its food crisis, and reveal a greater need for long-term investments in Haiti's agricultural sector as a solution towards food security.
MIAMI, FL, October 6, 2008 - Back-to-back storms ravaged through Haiti, destroyed its agricultural sector, and set the country ten steps backwards in its effort towards achieving food security. A country slowly overcoming April's food riots is now left to battle famine, extreme malnutrition, and homelessness.