Haiti

In 1971, as Food for the Hungry became an official organization, Haiti was one of the first countries FH helped during an emergency response. In the early 2000s, FH began an HIV/AIDS prevention and care program in Port-au-Prince. On January 12, 2010, a 7.0-magnitude earthquake struck and killed approximately 230,000 people. FH staff responded immediately and has since continued long-term development work to help Haitians recover. Click on icons to see how FH is working with Haitian communities.

Regional map of Haiti

Haiti Facts

Capital:
Port-au-Prince
Language:
French, Creole
Population:
9,719,932
Crisis:
45 percent of the rural population don’t have access to clean water.
120,000 Haitians are living with HIV/AIDS.
54 percent of the population lives on less than $1 per day.

Our Work in Haiti

Health

51,092 people benefited from HIV/AIDS prevention programs.

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Agriculture

1,440 people received livestock, learned how to farm and received fruit tree seedlings.

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