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ESPWA’s President Marie-Rose Romain Murphy was contracted as a Community Engagement and Livelihoods Specialist in the communities of Dame Marie and Abricots.

As part of a UNDP (United Nations Development Program) funded project focused on removing and recycling trees encumbering farming land parcels in the Grand’Anse, our President Marie-Rose Romain Murphy was recently contracted as a Community Engagement and Livelihoods Specialist in the communities of Dame Marie and Abricots. It was part of a recovery project designed […]

Port-de-Pestel, Haiti

A Successful Pilot Project

From October 2012 to July 2013, The Committee of our Pilot Region in the Grande Anse in Haiti conducted a Regional Planning Process.  Hundreds of community leaders from civil society, business, government and religious sector participated in the planning process of the Region’s 12 communes.  The Grande Anse is Haiti’s very much endangered last green […]

Visiting the offices of Makutano Community Development Association

Haiti Community Foundation Initiative learns from Kenya

“My visit to Kenya also made a difference for me in how I feel as a person. I felt so connected; our human experience and roots being so similar, we could identify to all the issues at stake. I was also inspired by the refreshing level of humanity and strength of many of the people we met. In a world in which trends are often governed by superficial matters, we need such contacts in our fight for the prevalence of equity en justice. Being in Kenya was like being continuously watered in fountain of inspirational individual and collective stories.” — Caroline Hudicourt, HCFI Steering Committee Member

Q & A with Marie-Rose Romain Murphy

The Global Fund for Community Foundations (GFCF) spoke to Marie-Rose Romain Murphy, director of ESPWA, about efforts to establish a community foundation initiative in Haiti. Here is a sneak preview of the interview. For the complete article, please visit: www.globalfundcommunityfoundations.org Q. The Haiti Community Foundation Initiative has been gathering steam over the past 12 months. […]