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Current Work

Please click on the links below to see our most recent updates and posts about our work in Haiti!

October 18, 2016 – Tate’s Latest Report – PDF – Tate Lowrey, our in-country Operations and Program Director, spent a few days in Petit Trou last week, speaking with as many people as possible in both the St. Paul’s community, and the broader reaches of Petit Trou. She was able to take some photos, visit with friends and record accounts of the resources which remain and the challenges ahead as seen by the people.  

URGENT CAUSE – Hurricane Matthew Click the link and donate now to aid recovery efforts in the aftermath of Hurricane Matthew for the region of Petit Trou de Nippes. Our community there has been hard hit, and we expect extensive property damage, water contamination and food insecurity in the coming days.  

August 31, 2016 – CHP Receives 2016 UTO Grant – The Colorado Haiti Project is unbelievably honored to have received a United Thank Offering grant to further our program work in agriculture and vocational opportunity in Petit Trou.

July 19, 2016 – Dr. Eben Carsey – Eben Carsey has been involved with CHP since 1999. He is a deeply spiritual man with a quirky sense of humor (listen to his voicemail). In his free time, you’ll find him adventuring in the outdoors, and, most importantly, spending time with his adorable family! 

July 11, 2016 – Amazon Prime Day – Attention Amazon Prime users: Tomorrow is Amazon Prime day and when you #StartWithaSmile on #PrimeDay, Amazon donates to Colorado Haiti Project, Inc. Click below to shop great deals and support CHP on Tuesday, July 12th! Don’t forget to #StartWithaSmile on #PrimeDay, and #Everyday!

July 5, 2016 – Technical Tuesday – Check out this article from Heifer International on the challenges of raising healthy animals for rural farmers in Haiti.  It’s very relevant to many of the challenges the community of Petit Trou has faced as they’ve grown the Agriculture Development program!

June 30, 2016 – Meet Kinsley and Gitmey – The story of Kensley and Gitmey Delva is wrought with tragedy and yet, full of hope. Teresa Henry, our Director of Operations and Development, U.S. gives us a glimpse into their lives and shares how these two young boys have stolen her heart!

June 27, 2016 – Profile in Inspiration – Erin Ulric:  We found inspiration today in this personal reflection from the Health Committee Chair, Erin Ulric, on the powerful experiences she’s had helping the community of Petit Trou, and how those experiences profoundly directed the course of her own life.

June 21, 2016 – Posner Photo Contest:  Colorado Haiti Project has won the The Posner Center‘s first annual photo contest.  The contest invited all member organizations to submit an image showcasing the heart and spirit of their work.  We’re so pleased to have been chosen, and especially grateful to Marianne Martin from Real Life Portraits for capturing this wonderful moment of joy in education.

June 11, 2016 – Community Mapping in Haiti: On a recent trip to Haiti, our partner Boulder Community Health spent time teaching our community health workers about community mapping – how’s it’s done and how it can be a powerful tool in public health.  The maps turned out wonderfully, and helped identify members of the community that require more monitoring, such as pregnant women and new born children.

April 12, 2016 – Stories of Change:  Follow this link to see the beautiful Stories of Change video created for our Spring 2016 Evening for Haiti Gala!  Don’t forget to share the link with your friends and family on Facebook and Twitter.  It’s a great way to share the power of our work with other people who may want to know how they can help!