After collecting food, clothing and medical supplies Rea Dol together with members of Sopu Fanm pou Fanm and SOPUDEP For Life, left for Jérémie and the village of Despagne on Friday 14th October. They expected to spend at least three days in the village and surrounding communities meeting with people and delivering supplies. Unfortunately […]
It is just 10 days since hurricane Matthew struck the southern regions of Haiti and the damage to lives and property is unimaginable. In Jérémie 80% of properties are damaged with hundreds dead. We don’t yet know the numbers of injured. Port Salut is completely destroyed and Les Cayes was also hit badly with death […]
In the final week we invited the student volunteers to reflect and evaluate the campaign. We divided them into five groups and asked each group to prepare a presentation and followed these with a general discussion around the challenges they faced in carrying out the campaign and how we could possibly move forward. The students […]
This weeks theatre and campaign was in the Bobin neighborhood of Peguy Ville, a high density community with a maze of narrow alleyways and a mix of permanent and informal housing. The neighborhood has a high level of domestic violence and this was evident from the moment we arrived and began to arrange our posters […]
From the best-selling authors and creators of Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide comes a compelling new book and documentary film, A Path Appears. In the book A Path Appears, coming September 23, Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn provide a unique and essential narrative about making a difference in the world — and a roadmap to becoming a conscientious global citizen. The PBS documentary series premiering in January 2015 examines the struggles women face in the United States and abroad, and the inspiring individuals working with them to create effective solutions.
To really know Haiti’s overwhelming needs and what SOPUDEP is accomplishing through their community programs to combat it; there is no better way than to experience it first-hand. For this reason, SOPUDEP offers inclusive tours and volunteer opportunities for international visitors.Know more