Here in Haiti

Here in Haiti

Benefit for Helping Haiti Work

ByByLeslee JaegerOctober 13, 20191 min read

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International Day of the Girl

ByByLeslee JaegerOctober 9, 20191 min read

Education and knowledge create a girl force that’s unstoppable. That’s why in addition to distributing washable pads, @daysforgirls focuses on health education. This education is the key 🔑 to creating long-lasting, sustainable change in communities. #IDG2019 Educating girls is one of the least…

Haiti Under Seige

ByByLeslee JaegerSeptember 29, 20193 min read

The smiling faces of our Haitian seamstresses and their drivers are because they have secured the gasoline to fill the tanks of their motos and be able to make it home to their families. This gas cost $25 per gallon…

Days for Girls Refugee Project

ByByLeslee JaegerSeptember 18, 20191 min read

Days for Girls recently sponsored a Refugee Project to distribute reusable menstrual kits in Afghanistan, Lebanon, South Sudan and Somalia. Our Plymouth DFG chapter was able to contribute 25 kits to the effort that have not already made their way…

Second Mile Offering

ByByLeslee JaegerSeptember 3, 20191 min read

Helping Haiti Work is the grateful recipient of funds thru a second mile offering at Messiah Methodist church in Plymouth, MN. They have been faithful supporters of our mission to help others so they can help themselves and live their…

Solar Panels and New Machines

ByByLeslee JaegerJuly 14, 20191 min read

Our new industrial grade sewing machines arrived via container this winter and were installed in the recently renovated space in Limbe. Unfortunately, the machines could not be adequately powered by the generator and the rising cost as well as sparse…

Menstrual Hygience Day 2019

ByByLeslee JaegerMay 28, 20191 min read

Menstruation is not a woman’s issue. It is a human rights issue. https://youtu.be/kpRQSDKNv48

How can Cow Dung be used as a Menstrual Pad?

ByByLeslee JaegerApril 25, 20191 min read

This article exemplifies how women in Haiti share the same struggles with other women in resource poor countries. HHW is trying to change menstrual hygiene practices thru education and making cloth menstrual pad kits available for young women. https://www.theguardian.com/global-development/2019/apr/13/cloth-cow-dung-cups-how-the-worlds-women-manage-their-periods?utm_source=npr_newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_content=20190418&utm_campaign=&utm_term=

Sewing Center Completion

ByByLeslee JaegerApril 9, 20191 min read

After a month long delay, due to the riots and political unrest in Haiti, our container made it out of port and the supplies were unloaded and organized in the newly finished sewing center in Cap Haitian. Ellen Schroeder and…