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Food for Peace Gardens

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Haiti Feb 2011

Haiti Feb 2011

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  • 1. Food for Peace GardensLebrun, Haiti
    March 5, 2011
    Global Coalition for Peace
  • 2. HavServe
    HaServe is a non-for-profit organization working in the framework of the Millennium Development Goals to achieve empowerment of villages outside of Port au Prince to create more prosperous, strong and resilient communities. HavServe has launched a pilot project in the village of Lebrun which is ideally situated to serve as a central hub from which services and resources can benefit the residents of Lebrun as well as the surrounding communities.
  • 3.
    • The food for peace gardens is a project that looks to build upon HavServe efforts in the village of Lebrun, Haiti.
    • 4. The project is backed by the expertise and training of Rose Mirabai Lord of Sattwic Peace Garden and Global Coalition for Peace
    • 5. MDG1. Eradicate extreme poverty and hunger and MDG7. Ensure environmental sustainability
  • First phase of the project
    Trip Feb 17-22
  • 6. Waiting for our ride outside the airport
    Carline and me
  • 7. Through the window
    Crossing Port au Prince –one hour ride
  • 8. Our first encounter with Haitian food
    Julie and me
  • 9. Broken bridge-broken truck
    A good chance to strech our numb legs
  • 10. Breakfast
  • 11. One of the four schools
  • 12. Children having class
  • 13. Women coming back from selling in the market
  • 14. First garden
    Franz and me
  • 15.
  • 16.
  • 17.
  • 18.
  • 19. Carline
  • 20. More people arrived
  • 21.
  • 22.
  • 23. seeds
  • 24.
  • 25. papayas
  • 26. Franz’s beautiful garden
    Next morning
  • 27. Franz’s family
  • 28. One of the streets
  • 29. This garden needs more soil!
  • 30.
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  • 33.
  • 34. Playing vegetable memory
  • 35. Another garden…
  • 36. Ramon, he spent all day doing his garden
  • 37. Working on the garden kits
  • 38. Julie looking for bugs in the peanut butter
  • 39. An orderly system
    Nice flash
  • 40. 10 bags ready to go
    After many hours of work!
  • 41. One of our meals
  • 42. Baby goat – 3 of them
  • 43. Another school
  • 44. A small business
  • 45. Drying fish
  • 46. A piggy
  • 47.
  • 48.
  • 49. shower
  • 50. Taking care of the first garden
  • 51. Another one
  • 52.
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  • 54.
  • 55.
  • 56. Snap peas starting to be productive
  • 57. The market
  • 58. Another good business
  • 59.
  • 60. The wonders of internet
  • 61.
  • 62. Port au Prince
  • 63. politics
  • 64.
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  • 67. Follow-up
    Monitoring of the Gardens
    Encouraging the locals to compose
    Additional Vegetables
    Training on Seeds
  • 68. Needed Projects
    A Local Bakery-for food security and women’s business
    Fruit Trees
    Other Sources for Cooking
    Green Energies