Mary O’Grady continues to conflate the roles of many rebuilding organizations working in Haiti and continues to ascribe decision-making power to both President Bill Clinton and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton where it never existed (
The current foreign aid and development approach to architecture and construction has been plagued by what we may call ‘short-termism’ – a common mantra of build cheap, build quick, and repeat.
The Clinton Foundation, under the leadership of President Clinton, has dedicated years of work to promoting economic development and recovery in Haiti. President Clinton has been actively engaged with Haiti for over 20 years – as President, as U.N.
After President Clinton visited the Mission of Hope last year, the Foundation began working with the Mission of Hope to help provide solar panels in the Leveque village.
Sourcing local ingredients among area farmers and producers is very important to me. Even as a young child, I spent my time shopping at the farmer’s market with my grandmother and fishing and lobstering with my family near the New Jersey shore.