Rebecca Hersher explores the cost of not having a public sanitation system on the community of Cite Soleil in Haiti.
Haiti's capital city doesn't have a sewer system. Instead, so-called nightsoil, or human excrement, is largely removed by hand by workers who toil at night under cover of darkness.
Rebecca Hersher explores Haiti's trash and sewage problem by visiting what might be the most beautiful dump in the world.
What went wrong with Haiti's sanitation plan? The story involves the queen of Spain, the "sanitation champion" and the man with the worst job in the world.
Rebecca Hersher travels to Haiti's only public sewage treatment facility.
Port-au-Prince, Haiti, is known for its terrible traffic, partly caused by lack of reliable street lights. So drivers there have come up with their own complicated language.
In order to save lives from cervical cancer, nurses educate and screen women for cervical cancer in Haiti. Follow one woman as she goes to the hospital and learns about her own health.
What are the obstacles that prevent women in Haiti from receiving timely information and treatment for women's cancers?
In Haiti, women put their family's health above their own. But what happens when a woman falls ill? Anna Russell explores how women who put themselves last face a life-changing diagnosis.
What makes a city after a disaster?
In the aftermath of disaster, Haitians ask what makes a city.
Chicken farming brightens future for Haitians.
More people in poor countries die from cancer than from HIV/AIDS, tuberculosis and malaria combined. Joanne Silberner looks at the human toll of cancer, and possible solutions.
As Haiti continues its recovery from the January earthquake, reconstruction in the country takes many forms. With a literacy rate of about 50 percent, Haiti's education system has struggled to provide for its youth, especially those living in rural areas. The disaster only exacerbated the pervasive institutional problems faced...
Last January's earthquake destroyed Haiti's health care system, once at the forefront of the struggle to treat and stop the spread of HIV/AIDS. A look at life since the quake, for those affected by HIV/AIDS.
Brick by brick, tree by tree, this project will chronicle the international effort to help Haiti reconstruct, and rise from the rubble.
The people of Port-au-Prince will forever measure their lives in two parts: before and after the earthquake.
Haitians and international observers alike are once again speaking of a "moment of hope" for Haiti.
With HIV rates second only to those of sub-Saharan Africa, Caribbean islands that conjure visions of sun and sand now highlight the interplay between poverty and the epidemic in this hemisphere.
Child slaves make up about 10 percent of the youth population in Haiti. Driven out of economic depravity, many parents are sending their children to live with others and serve as indentured servants in order to secure their survival. In a short documentary, Dane Liu and Carmen Russell explore the...
"Mapping Cholera" presentation and panel discussion with Sonia Shah, Annie Sparrow, Pablo Mayrgundter and Jonathan Epstein, moderated by Jon Simon.
The cholera epidemic that hit Haiti four years ago bears some startling resemblances to one that devastated Manhattan two centuries earlier.
Pulitzer Center hosts event for DC interns on “Crafting and Communicating the Stories of Our Time." Meghan Dhaliwal and Steve Sapienza discuss how to develop a "journalistic mentality."
Cross continents with eleven of our grantee journalists as they take you into the mines to show you where we get our gold––exposing the hidden social and environmental costs of this business.
Joanne Silberner wins another award, the 2013 Victor Cohn Prize for Excellence in Medical Science Reporting, for her reporting and radio series on cancer in the developing world.
Joanne Silberner wins the 2013 Communication Award from The National Academy of Sciences, National Academy of Engineering, and Institute of Medicine.
Kirkus Reviews awards a star to our enhanced e-book for iPad, "Voices of Haiti." Get your copy today.
Senior Editor Tom Hundley shares this weeks reporting on the Ethiopian and American parents misled by adoption agencies and the Iowa medics providing healthcare in rural Haiti.
This April, explore the world's underreported issues through poetry.
Adding to its growing list of accolades, the Pulitzer Center's iBook Voices of Haiti garnered Honoree status in the 2013 Webby Awards.
The Pulitzer Center’s innovative multi-media journalism iBook was recognized by Pictures of the Year International Awards as one of the best e-books of the year.
Multiple Pulitzer Center grantees have been recognized by Pictures of the Year International for their work.
Students review video, photos, and writing to analyze how the authors investigate and justify solutions to economic challenges in Haiti using interviews and research.
In this lesson, students investigate educational resources using diverse media in order to understand how poetry can be used as a means of communication.
This lesson shows students how journalists use data visualization to effectively communicate scientific issues—and directs students to create their own projects using the mapping platform CartoDB.
This is a painting lesson that combines Pablo Picasso's famous 1937 Guernica with current day issues presented by the Pulitzer Center.
In this lesson, students will investigate their daily cost of living and develop and understanding of the safety structures in their environments.
This lesson plan outlines a project that allows students the opportunity to connect with a contemporary crisis somewhere in the world.
This Common Core-aligned lesson helps students explore the Haitian experience through poetry, photography, and music.
Students analyze cholera mapping, identify community health concerns, and create plans for their own publicity campaigns informing community members of current community health concerns.