Edge Executive Director Mark Hogg says the new technology allows water to be pumped, purified and collected in a storage tank all in one motion. It’s being used in Haiti right now.
The annual ‘30 Hour Famine’ begins Friday evening. Organizer Samantha Thomeczek says the group is fasting, soliciting donations and serving food to the hungry.
Hurt says in addition to the earthquake, Haitains have dealt with diseases over the last year because they still don’t have enough clean drinking water.
The teen was living in a tent with her seven siblings in Port Au Prince when a group called Healing the Children arranged to send her to Louisville for surgery, which was performed at no cost, in early August.
by Stephanie Crosby A coalition of Louisville organizations is working to collect donations of old shoes. Organizer James Linton says they’ll take the shoe donations to the less fortunate in Haiti. He says if they raise 10,000 pairs of shoes, a St. Louis man has agreed to give them a half-million dollars to be used… Continue reading Coalition Seeking Shoe Donations for Haiti
by Stephanie Crosby The Louisville-based non-profit group Supplies Over Seas loaded up more medical supplies bound for Haiti today. A forty-foot container was filled with about 9,300 pounds of medical supplies, headed for a hospital in Haiti, rebuilding from a devastating earthquake in January. Supplies Over Seas Executive Director Allen Montgomery says they’ve worked closely… Continue reading Supplies Over Seas Sends More Aid to Haiti
The Louisville-based Presbyterian Church U.S.A. is ramping up its efforts to help farmers in Haiti following the January earthquake. WFPL’s Elizabeth Kramer reports. The church has had development projects with Haitian partner groups for decades, including those involving agriculture. Now, it’s providing half a million dollars for a giving seeds and tools to farmers working… Continue reading Presbyterians Launch Project to Aid Haiti's Farmers
As the international community calls on more help for Haiti, one Louisville-based organization is continuing to provide potable water to earthquake victims. WFPL’s Elizabeth Kramer reports. Louisville-based Edge Outreach has been working to provide clean water since shortly after the January 12th earthquake. It has set up water purification systems in 24 communities and trained… Continue reading Louisville Missionary Groups Still Working in Haiti
January’s earthquake in Haiti prompted many people to go help — including a documentary filmmaker whose photos are in an exhibit that opens today in Louisville. WFPL’s Elizabeth Kramer has details. Just after the earthquake struck, Gabriel Wrye decided to fly there with a small group of nurses. Although he didn’t have a medical background,… Continue reading Photo Exhibit on Haiti Opens at 21C Museum Hotel
Some members of the Kentucky Air National Guard returned from the Dominican Republic Friday.