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Inside the Lighthouse Orphanage in Haiti
considered true orphans children without a living mother ..... cannot afford to their children that's a common problem here in Haiti . Before the earthquake ..... volatile state at close quake Haiti . The children are constantly under the
Only about 40% of the children here are considered true orphans children without a living mother or father. The rest of at least one living parent. Who just cannot afford to -- their children that's a common problem here in Haiti Before the earthquake there were an estimated 380000. Orphans living in Haiti Now officials believe had number may have more than doubled. What do you call it an orphanage. Even call -- an orphanage. Legally we. We do cassettes that the government console but it's really it's children's homes have been excellent home you know cause the home we don't like conflict. It's getting goods are all part of the family now even though they're technically many of them are technically orphans they are part of Canada. At the lighthouse the youngest child history. The oldest of eighteen because of past kidnapping attempts and the volatile state at close quake Haiti . The children are constantly under the watch of armed security guards see here. So I tell. Our boys home and got a funny and I -- tolerate it. In here. Away here. These these three -- three Brothers that god and after the -- moment. You clean house found your mother perished in the quake to their five children So tell me that story. They were inside a little cinder block house not too far from here in five children And mom push them out and in the threshold the house down on her level that was left was her arms she
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Haiti Earthquake - Madeleine's Story
model and a five year old son Peterson. The children 's father died in the earthquake that hit Haiti over a week ago at the kids kept on asking ..... disaster struck this family had a home the children went to school and Madelaine supportive family
seven year old model and a five year old son Peterson. The children's father died in the earthquake that hit Haiti over a week ago -- -- at the kids kept on asking me. There was that. So I had to tell them that the palace built on him. Before disaster struck this family had a home the children went to school and Madelaine supportive family -- selling cosmetics. Now they're living outside and -- with other families who had nowhere
Growing Up as a Girl in Haiti
have are going to be the children are gonna change just finished. And it yes it's the children yes it's a community ..... Venetian and loved the people Haiti resulting and I wanna see ..... to beef from Panama City children top. People rise up
Agency that. Very clearly end here. What are your dreams for the children and each of these. And for them I think what matters the most is is who they are. Here I I think. Good to us you know that this is this is a vision that was practiced -- our our daughter. A child okay for other children . Any idea is and I really believe that this that these children that we have are going to be the children are gonna change just finished. And it yes it's the children yes it's a community and it. I have a heart Venetian and loved the people -- Haiti resulting and I wanna see. Of course it is being flipped you know and I wanted to beef from Panama City children top. People rise up. Until and it's all great -- over here could it be nice to be able to step away
First Look: How Americans Are Making a Difference in Haiti
Bill and Sue Manassero share with Oprah how they came to Haiti with their daughter, Ariana, to care for orphaned Haitian children .
Dr. Sanjay Gupta Reports from Haiti
devastating earthquake destroyed Haiti 's largest city and left an ..... out of Port-au-Prince, Haiti , the epicenter of the destruction ..... treat injured men, women and children . After hospitals were reduced ..... after a 6.1 aftershock rattled Haiti 's shaky structures and spread
Free The Children's Global Schools - Video
Nicaragua. We build seven schools now 350 children there. Can go to school many for the very first time. Here in Mexico give children an opportunity to escape poverty through education. In Haiti children grow up surrounded by violence and political
Guatemala. From Edward -- to China. Arch Angel network and kids -- children has built schools around the world in another left Nicaragua. We build seven schools now 350 children there. Can go to school many for the very first time. Here in Mexico give children an opportunity to escape poverty through education. In Haiti children grow up surrounded by violence and political unrest. That they are also desperate for an education. Children showed up by the hundreds when our school opened in the village com to open. In China. We built schools in a rural village. My local Barton doubled as a schoolhouse. In rural areas like this bullies are often valued at more than girls. And the Angel network school help girls and boys arrived right. An early every day to -- In Sierra Leone eighteen years of bloody civil war -- -- and -- or things. Many children have not been to school in years -- -- youngest have had no education at all. Our school was completely freaked -- Hundreds of orphans and children with little hope for the future. Showed up -- the first day. And they believe education is their only hope. Peace and prosperity to. In India an estimated twenty million children are forced to work on this. And in fact it's instead of getting decent education but now more than a thousand children aren't. Attend school. We deal with kids can read to children In Afghanistan. A country where 92% of girls cannot read or write. So why -- He is building new schools and educating
Haiti Relief, Tunisian Revolution and Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
there who are raising children and I encourage you ..... some of my friends from Haiti become the work in eighty ..... started a group called children mending hearts. Children many hearts dot org ..... during the mission to Haiti . This year to continue
never met people more hard working in some of my friends from Haiti become the work in eighty opportunity they can get the excel in school. And each strive to do something for their families back home right now I think our entire nation has really showed the best of itself. As we look at how we have contributed. As Americans to the rebuilding of Haiti there's a particular quarter it's wanna give you. One that this is Gail McGovern presidency -- the American red cost. I wanted just keep you have a quote that she gave about the money that was raised for Haiti dispatched here let's -- of them before. Overall the American Red Cross has raised 479. Million dollars for earthquake relief and recovery
The suspended two -- can you give it to the people of Haiti . More than 32 million came from text messaging at just ten dollars a pop. And this is truly gain changer in the
At least that is a real philanthropists that started a group called children mending hearts. Children many hearts dot org that does a lot of work with kids in the during the mission to Haiti . This year to continue to look at how they can help people on the ground well the talk about what's happening on the ground today. I have doctor Julianne Malveaux on the lines she is the president of Bennett college for women she's an economist and an author. And she visited Haiti in October 2010 if she can give report on what Bennett College system and help with Haiti relief. And give us some insight into what's happening with the recovery doctor malveaux welcome to the Derek strong experience. Thank you
Haiti One Year After the Earthquake
intends to be involved in helping Haiti for the rest of his life He ..... building. And a nuisance type of Haiti no trying to keep from. You ..... figure out how to actually take Haiti from what it was to a possibly ..... d recommend. Taking small children right now but if you no we don
believe this today is a one year anniversary of the earthquake in Haiti I remember a year ago today we were -- talking about the story covering this story. Nonstop. And now one year later
we heard about the millions of dollars that were being sent to Haiti . And when you look at this still devastation. I'm sort of thing in what happened where the money -- and is it
Martin trucks and co-founder of guerrilla aide who is just. Back from Haiti but were you not frustrated by what you saw when you went there to think that a year later it is still.
Haiti —Filling in the Gaps on the Ground
0-magnitude earthquake hit Haiti in January 2010, Nick and Gwenn ..... and Pyes had come to Jacmel, Haiti , from North Carolina to create ..... few underprivileged Haitian children . Now, surrounded by the rubble ..... to figure out how to get to Haiti . I met a Spanish-speaking journalist
Wyclef Jean Returns to Haiti Video
children 's groups. Is to pursue my wife clue that and. And it. My entire hometown has become almost. My cousin Jerry was everywhere
-- children's groups. Is to pursue my wife clue -- that and. And it. My entire hometown has become almost. My cousin Jerry was