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Dr. Steve Sider: Fanning the Flames of Education in Haiti.(Full Interview)

“A strong public education system is an equalizing force… Education is fundamental for society.”

– Dr. Steve Sider

Dr. Steve Sider is an associate professor of education at Laurier University and a co-ordinator for Laurier’s Summer Institute for education in Cap-Haitian, Haiti. 95 more words


Haiti Fundraiser Pt. 2

The craft fair fundraiser happened last weekend and went off without a hitch!  I’m glad I was able to participate in something that was both successful and helpful. 442 more words

Cross Stitch

16-35 Segment 2: The Haitian Cholera Coverup


Synopsis: Haiti was struck by a devastating cholera epidemic a few months after a disastrous earthquake hit. Eventually the UN and its peacekeeping groups were blamed for causing the outbreak, making a bad situation much worse. 1,420 more words

Radio Health Journal Podcasts

First Impressions

It’s Saturday night, and I’ve been here in Haiti for about 50 hours.  I’m sitting on the screened-in porch of my bungalow, listening to the ocean crash against the shore as a storm rolls in and watching geckos prowl my porch eating flies against the lightning backdrop.   575 more words


A Month Living in Haiti.

Happy in Haiti! Loving the sunset at Boucanier Beach!  Photo Credit: Denise Arrigo

What a difference a year makes when it comes to visiting a foreign country and learning how to do things on your own.   902 more words