reforestation

Cash for Work and a Green Future

An army of workers mobilize to reforest their dying watershed. They get paid too: people living in poor communities of the northwest Haitian Artibonite overwhelmed by the population influx following the 2010 earthquake.

“Many people ran away from the Port au Prince disaster to live in the province”, recalls Jacques Vilgar, “A community already in a very bad socio-economic situation became twice as bad.” Read more