Rebuilding Haiti must start from the ground up, with agricultural education
Great video of importance of BioChar, Haiti Reconstruction is partnering with Carbon Roots International and hope to train Haitians at our training center in Arcahaie.
We are also looking to partner with Give Love at our training center. Everyone attending and working will be able to contribute to this composting for garden fertilizer as students learn new sanitation techniques. Click here to see GiveLove website
Member from McLean VA Marjorie Brennen Founder and Director
Has our interests in mind and her foundation
Member Lesly Williams from East Meadow NY is the founder of Haiti Soccer Project click here
Member Sovereign Haiti
read more about there site click here
Member Maggie Thomson Hayes from Toronto Canada started a project called WE CARE WITH UNDERWEAR (click here to see her video) for the femininity and dignity of the women and girls who found themselves in crisis.It is a grassroots project whereby women here gather and collect for women there because we can.We have distributed almost 5000 pairs in a few tent cities.
Member Bill Gibbons a Nurse from Maryville, TN, has worked with medical missions in PAP after earthquake, He now works with Childrens Nutrition Program of Haiti on short term missions in Leogane. He is very interested in starting a grass stove project in his community.
Click here to read more of his group the Children's Nutrition Program from Chattanooga, TN
and also Hesakeenvironments.com
Member Jean Valerus from Haiti belongs to
www.farmhaitiNOW.org click here for more details
Member Thomas F. Luce , President of Hurah, Inc. has great programs for Haiti Reconstruction!
Member Otto Formo has the best new stoves that can be used in Haiti.
Members Randy Mortensen president and his wife Patricia have been working in Haiti since 2001 with
Member Gigi Pomerantz from Milwaukee is also founder of YoutHaiti In Action
They have built 10 dry toilets and put in 120 Arborloos Read more about it Click here
Member Richard Higgins - Food Security Advisor, author and inventor
Raised on a Somerset farm in the UK, attained his NDA degree at the Royal Berkshire College of Agriculture. Later he completed a ten year post graduate study of the works of Sir Albert Howard, the grandfather of organic farming, teaching from Hawaii to China. He presented the Howard (memorial) Lecture 2009 at Coventry University for Nigeria to 'Go Organic'. Transcript: responded to by HRH The Prince of Wales. He has recently spent three months at the Haiti earthquake disaster establishing the Howard Higgins process of rendering human waste into fertilizer in 30-90 days. (film available). He is the ecological and agricultural consultant to various groups including the NGO New Directions Foundation. He is a world leading exponent in this field, liasing with the Rodale Institute (USA). He has recently set up a Centre of Excellence and teaching centre for disease and pest free growing technique and fast turn round manufacture of fertilizer in the United Kingdom; Well End Permaculture Ltd., He has designed and developed the 'Thermo Bin Hot Box' that destroys pathogens in 14 days and makes TERRA PRETA with BIO CHAR that works in conjunction with the worlds cheapest (and fool proof) urine separator toilet.
His literary release in India, is an update of one of Howards world classics of the work he performed 100 years ago and is now called THE LOST SCIENCE OF ORGANIC CULTIVATION. This book includes the ancient method for making Bio Char + Nitrogen which equals TERRA PRETA!
Berber van Beek raised on Curaçao, Dutch Antilles. Studied one year at an Art Academy in Holland (St Joost), a photography Academy in Amsterdam (Fotogram), followed by an internship at Patrick Debas and Erwin Olaf. After that a DTP (Desk Top Publishing)study. She worked as a press photographer,and she also worked for magazines and all kinds of other projects. Now she lives all around the world with her portable "office", chasing for more exciting projects that accords with nature and people. Click here to see her photography Click here to read Berber's interesting blogsite on Permaculture