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World Neighbors President Speaks With Los Angeles Times About Group’s Health, Development Work In Haiti

Los Angeles Times: Haiti earthquake: $13.5 billion in donations, but is any of it working?
“…Six years later, despite an initial outpouring of humanitarian assistance and $13.5 billion in pledges and donations, Haiti remains vulnerable. … World Neighbors, one of America’s oldest development agencies, works in five regions of Haiti where it has been supporting community-based organizations that focus on key areas of sustainability, including agriculture, water, sanitation, health care, savings, and credit options. Kate Schecter, president and chief executive of the Oklahoma-based organization, said the group promotes self-sufficiency over dependency…” (Simmons, 3/8).

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