When it comes to climate change and energy costs, it’s hard to find anyone more vulnerable than a person living in a low-lying island nation. Rising sea levels and extreme weather threaten islands, and fluctuations in fossil fuel prices limit their economic vitality.
This blog is part of a series where Donna Shalala, President of the Clinton Foundation, shares updates on Clinton Foundation programs. View the previous entries here.
The second day of our trip to Haiti began bright and early.
A job serves many purposes. It helps put food on the table, it enables parents to send their children to school, and it gives an individual the sense of relief and dignity that comes with being able to take care of oneself and one’s family.
Today was the first day of the Clinton Foundation’s trip to Haiti, where Chelsea Clinton and I are visiting our partners, programs and progress on the ground.