Wednesday
Apr 22
2015

Getting to the Root: Enriching the Land to Enrich Livelihoods

Smallholder farmers live off their land. They depend on the strength of their agricultural systems, using their land to grow food to feed their families while harvest surpluses are sold in markets for supplemental income.

Tuesday
Apr 21
2015

Getting to the Root: Advancing Progress in Haiti From the Ground Up

The environment is the foundation of every society. A country’s success or failure is intimately tied with how its environment fairs. Pollution, environmental degradation, extreme weather fluctuations affect everyone, particularly the most vulnerable populations living in developing nations.

Seeds of Progress in Haiti

Jan 12, 2015
I’m a native New Yorker, who grew up listening to Moman Kreyol every Sunday morning on WLIB – the AM radio station that was the New York Haitian community’s weekly connection to life in Haiti. Every summer I would make my pilgrimage to Haiti to see my grandmother who was determined that I knew my Haitian roots.