Children need vitamins to grow strong and protect them from illnesses. Many children in Haiti do not have access to enough vitamin A and other essential vitamins. In 2015, we will be providing 44,000 Haitian children the vitamins that they need to grow up happy and healthy.
The construction plans for the Chlorine Distribution Center are complete -- the system by which communities purchase and transport the chlorine they need with their own resources. The elected community representatives have been trained and are excited to begin.
I first came to Haiti with Project Hope a year before the earthquake and knew I would be back. After retiring from nursing, I looked for a place in Haiti to volunteer with and came across a young Haitian American's mission, Mission Starfish Haiti.
Since International Action installed chlorinators, the rate of diarrhea and sickness of children dropped dramatically. Kids are not getting sick any more. We learned we can prevent such diseases. We'd like to keep it this way.