Haven US is a non profit 501(c)(3) organization building sustainable communities in Haiti through housing,training,&community development.

Haven
is a non governmental, non political, non religious organisation working to build sustainable communities,
through the provision of housing, and emergency relief by implementing community development programmes in Haiti.

What Haven does

Haven's focus is on shelter, water and sanitation, emergency relief and the provision of training. These programmes run throughout the year. By training, upskilling and employing local Haitian people Haven is creating jobs and encouraging local trade and industry. Schools, playgrounds, and commnuity buildings are key elements of Haven's community building projects.

By training, up-skilling and employing local Haitian people throughout the year, Haven is creating jobs, encouraging local trade and promoting industry. Homes, community buildings and house upgrades are key elements of Haven's projects.

As well as employing over 600 people on these projects Haven has also brought Irish and US volunteers for one week periods to Haiti to assist with the building of houses & help fund the cost of building materials to make these building projects feasible.

Since the earthquake hit Haiti's capital city, Port au Prince, on January 12th, 2010, Haven has been working in affected areas providing emergency relief to those most in need.

To date Haven has:

  • Built, repaired and upgraded over 2,000 homes in Haiti.
  • Over 1,300 latrines, 308 showers and 20 community shelters have been provided in IDP camps.
  • More than 3,000 local people have been trained in hygiene promotion, conflict resolution and vocational training to empower communities to pursue their livelihoods.
  • Haven has employed 600 local people in their
    projects.
  • More than 10,000 children in schools have been
    provided with clean water, sanitation facilities and hygiene training.
  • Over 1,000 volunteers have travelled with Haven
    to Haiti to assist on house building projects since
    2009.

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