The New York Times recently offered this great story about Haiti’s coral reefs. The reefs have been endangered by overfishing and now an organization from the U.S. is training Haitians to monitor the reefs and urging the Haitian government to establish marine protected areas. The story highlights the state of reefs off of La Gonave as well. You can watch video from the story below.
Hey everyone we’ve decided to extended the deadline for the Designs for Development competition until October 1st with the added bonus of no entry fee! Enter up to two designs for the chance to win up to $2,000 and the opportunity to have your design printed on eco-friendly bags to be sold on our website and in Whole Foods stores. Designs will be judged by a panel of artists, designers, and media personalities including Haitian-American author Edwidge Danticat. Winners of the competition will be presented at our October 31st event at D.C.’s Studio Theatre where you can expect a night of entertainment with drinks, hors d’oeurves, and performances by Haitian artists!
Dear Supporters, At the moment, there are a lot of folks suffering in Haiti. People are being treated for injuries and grieving the loss of loved ones. Food and water are being distributed, and rubble […]
On Tuesday, March 16, 2021, members of Roots of Development’s Executive Funder’s Circle joined board members and staff for a live update on programs and operations. To learn more about and/or join our Executive Funder’s Circle click here.
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