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February 21, 2017

Americas / Haiti

Kids will be kids at the new playground in Cite Soleil, Haiti

Children and families in Cité Soleil, Haiti, now have a healthy public space that not only provides a place for kids to be kids and get exercise, but also a space for students to study at night and a center for youth to play sports in the evening, The new playground acts is a new focal point that brings the entire community together.

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OTHER NEWS

  • February 17, 2017

    Americas / Colombia

    The secret life of bees in Colombia

    To end the struggle and help families to create sustainable futures, we are teaching traditional subsistence farmers the art of beekeeping. By bolstering their farming skills with innovative techniques, they are more capable of sustaining the effects of the changing climate.

  • January 30, 2017

    Americas / Haiti

    A promise made good in Haiti

    Making good on his commitment to see first-hand the people we are helping in the Americas, Tom Wessels, new President of…

  • January 19, 2017

    Americas / United States

    Rebuilding to make flooded homes habitable again

    Thanks to the generosity of our supporters, tools and equipment for Louisiana flood relief were purchased and are now ready to be put to use as the volunteers for the Lafayette Home Repair Program rebuild the Lafayette together after the devastating flood in August.

  • January 6, 2017

    Americas / Haiti

    On the sea again in Haiti

    Marlene lives with her husband and their 6 children in Belle-Anse, in the southern part of Haiti. After Hurricane Matthew hit the island, she lost all her fishing equipment and she couldn’t take care of her family. We offered her relief and assistance, and gave her fishing material to weave new fishing traps. Now she is on the sea again, earning a living, and keeping her family healthy.

  • December 28, 2016

    Americas

    Malteser International Americas Announces Thomas A. Wessels as Succeeding President of Disaster Relief Organization

    “I live by my faith and have taken a vow to care for the poor and the sick, and in my new role as President of Malteser International Americas, I pledge to live by the organizations’ faithful values of caring, accountability, teamwork, and excellence,” said Thomas A. Wessels, President-Elect, Malteser International Americas. “I am honored to use my lifetime of experience to help build greater awareness of the fine work Malteser International does for those affected by poverty, disease, conflict and disaster,” he continued.

  • December 19, 2016

    Americas / Colombia

    The Power of light in Colombia

    Over the 50 years of internal conflict has destroyed livelihood for indigenous and displaced people of La Guajira and Magdalena in northern Colombia, leaving the inner pilot lights of hope for so many, reduced to a flicker. Sadly, that light is often on the verge of being blown out by ongoing poverty, displacement, environmental devastation, and poor health. Learn more about how we are shining a light on forgotten families in Colombia and leaving an even larger relief footprint in the country. help more families see the light, give a gift today.

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