This blog is part of a series where Donna Shalala, President of the Clinton Foundation, shares weekly updates on Clinton Foundation programs.
Last Tuesday, Hurricane Matthew hit Haiti with heavy rains and 145-mph winds — the worst storm to strike the nation in more than 50 years.
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.
This morning Chelsea Clinton and Donna Shalala, accompanied by a delegation, visited Caribbean Craft, a longtime partner of the Clinton Foundation.
For as long as the Clinton Foundation has been doing work around the world, it has had a singular focus—improving people’s lives and delivering tangible results.
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.