Haiti

SoCap Recap: It Takes a Village…Innovation From the Ground Up

The following is a panel summary from a session in the International Development track at SoCap10, the Social Capital Markets conference exploring the…
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Haitians Find Hope in Mobile Money

Haitians have endured a most excruciating year.  Recovery from the January earthquake has progressed far too slowly, funds promised for the relief effort…
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Inflatable Hospitals Bring Medical Care to Where It’s Needed

Médecins Sans Frontières set up an inflatable, plug-and-play hospital in Haiti after the earthquake. But such a hospital is not the first mobile…
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Negative Therapy Pressure Systems: Simple Medical Invention Could Improve the Lives of Millions

A $3 device may just help wound patients with limited access to medical personnel heal faster.  And, there are about 55 million people…
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Fonkoze Aims to Bring Sustainability to Lives of Haitian Women

“This is a once-only opportunity to build a whole new country from scratch, perhaps to offer something of the good wishes the new…

Sustainable Start-Up Trains Haitians to Produce Biofuel

Sirona is a Celtic mythological god of healing, his healing touch is needed in Haiti today. It is also needed for the American…
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Solar-Power Innovations Helping Haiti

The 7.0-magnitude earthquake that struck Haiti on January 12th, caused not only a tremendous loss of life, but considerable damage to the nation’s…

Partners in Health Does “Whatever It Takes” in Haiti

Sustainability in health care isn’t only about energy efficient buildings, innovative technology, and effectively using resources. It’s also about people. It’s about access.…