Haitian Homes and Way of Life

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A Powerpoint that explains how Haitian homes are built and also a brief overview of their way of life.

A Powerpoint that explains how Haitian homes are built and also a brief overview of their way of life.

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  • 1. Haitian Homes
    Zach Blevins
  • 2. Built From…
    Varies by area
    Made of the materials available in the nearby area because they are to poor to buy products for a decent home
    Some materials are bamboo, tin, and cinderblock
  • 3.
    • Bamboo and
    tin
    Cinderblock, tin,- and bamboo
  • 4. Inside a Haitian Home
  • 5. Heating and Cooling
    Haitian people are so poor that there are virtually no heating and cooling systems in their homes
  • 6. Cooking is done with pots on a fire
    Access to public services is very low
    Public institutions remain very weak despite foreign aid and the government's declared intent to strengthen the sector's institutions
    Cooking and Sanitation Quality
  • 7. Haiti's coverage levels in urban and rural areas are the lowest in the hemisphere for both water supply and sanitation
    Sewer systems and wastewater treatment are nonexistent
    11% of population have home water connections
    30% have some sort of access to sanitation
    Water and Sanitation Access
    • Most people use an Outhouse
  • Roofs are mostly made of tin because it is sturdy, cheap, and mostly water-proof
    Windows and doors are mostly made of old cloth
    Roofs, Windows, and doors
  • 8. Most likely not
    Why?- not sturdy enough
    - not water tight
    - no heat or air
    - definitely not pass inspection
    Would This Home Work Here?
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