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  • 1. About Us Nourish International invites students at colleges across the country to be a part of the solution to global poverty. By running ventures Our mission throughout the year, Nourish chapters is to eradicate earn money to poverty by conduct community development engaging projects. Over the summer, students students and from Nourish empowering chapters travel abroad to partner communities. Contact Us www.nourishinternational.org Nourish Internation /osu Schmidt.593@aol.com Theresa Schmidt al
  • 2. Nourish International Deforestation in Haiti Haiti is the third hungriest country in the world. In rural areas, about 60% go without food on Many Haitians rely on wood created to save the forests for cooking and household but these parks are struggling activities due to the lack of to survive. energy produced by the country and the sanctions Some recent environmental and embargoes that block initiatives aimed at increasing shipments of fuel to Haiti. the use of environmentally This has resulted in massive sustainable agricultural deforestation and left only practices have begun to fight 3% of Haiti untouched. This the deforestation. These deforestation has allowed groups, like USAID encourage much of the rich topsoil to wider use of non-charcoal wash into the sea, choking fuels. 250,000 farmers have the reefs and marine life. adopted natural resources National parks have been management practices. These http://www.earthyfamily.com/H- practices included issues.htm constructing rockwalls and gully plugs and employing http://www.globalissues.org/art intercropping, hedgerows, icle/141/haiti-and-human-rights tree planting and contour ridging. Within 2 years of building water catchments, farmers may completely

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