Roots Featured in InStyle Magazine

Roots Featured in InStyle Magazine

We are very excited to announce that Roots of Development has been selected by Lee Angel jewelry as their chosen charity in a partnership with InStyle Magazine in the campaign “Design for a Cause.”  Lee Angel designed a limited-edition necklace, the “Roots Necklace” that is featured in April’s InStyle Magazine (page 105).  From March 18th through April 21st Roots of Development will receive twenty percent of all proceeds from the necklace.  Visit the Lee Angel website if you’re interested in purchasing the necklace.

2011 DC Fundraiser a Success!

Roots of Development’s Third Annual Fundraiser took place last Wednesday in Washington D.C.

Read more…

Land Reform in Haiti

As the international community and the Haitian government attempt to relocate displaced Haitians into temporary or transitional shelters, they often run into complications regarding land ownership in Haiti.  In a recent article, Beverly Bell points out that thirty to thirty-five percent do not have a birth certificate, complicating documentation of ownership.

Read more…