Welcome to Roots of Development

Welcome to Roots of Development

Welcome to Roots of Development, a not for profit organization helping impoverished communities in Haiti obtain the resources they need to manage their own development.  We promote an alternative approach to rural development by facilitating a process in which we listen to diverse community voices, build on the inherent strength of each, and complete community-driven projects that lead to a more sustainable future.

This blog will touch on a variety of localized and national issues pertaining to Haiti and our ongoing efforts  on the island of La Gonave. Presently, Executive Director Chad Bissonnette is in Port au Prince and will be providing our readers with contemporary updates on the tangible change we have been and will continue to bring.

We will provide an alternative perspective on international political and private initiatives undertaken to create sustainable development. We’ll showcase exclusive interviews and those attained in major media on the mantra behind the mission.

We encourage our readership to participate in the conversation on how we as a globalized community can help Haiti develop in both tangible and intangible ways.

Men anpil, chay pa lou – Many hands make the load lighter