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Haiti's Dirty Habit: Can Smarter Stoves Heal Haiti?

Can energy-efficient stoves reduce Haiti's demand on wood fuel, which has cost the country its forests and left its population more vulnerable to natural disasters like last year's earthquake?

Haiti, Through a Poet’s Eyes

The State highlights Pulitzer Center's After The Quake project, saying "Their work plumbs depths the mainstream media are unlikely to reach when reporters flock to Haiti this month to mark the anniversary of last year’s earthquake."

Education in Haiti: Adapting to Tent Life

Haiti's post-earthquake tent cities house many willing students who lack accessible education. Educator Alzire Rocourt has a passion for teaching and a vision for change.

Working with nothing but her sweet voice, an old chalkboard and some cardboard posters, Rocourt teaches Haitian children about the music of Chopin, Beethoven and other classical composers. "School has become for them the way to hope," she said.

A Divine Mission

Thirteen years ago, Deacon Patrick Moynihan gave up his life as a commodities trader to become a Catholic missionary in Haiti. He is now the director of the Louverture Cleary School, where 350 students with no financial means receive a high school education for free.