Break the cycle of extreme poverty & hunger in Haiti

Today, we face a moral challenge to eliminate the ongoing tragedy of world hunger. Basic math tells us this hunger is preventable. Our world of 6 billion produces enough to feed 10 billion. Yet almost a billion people go hungry. With the combined scourges of hunger and AIDS, 18% of children under the age of 5 in Haiti is underweight, which leads to higher levels of chronic illness, behavior problems as well as adverse physical health and mental health outcomes. Eliminating hunger isn’t solely a moral issue. There are compelling …Read More

Volunteer SpotLight: Meet Francia from Mexico

Get to know Francia and her volunteer work with HavServe in her own words Francia is a young professional from Mexico, who lives in Washington, D.C. where she is pursuing a Masters in International Development at American University. She has traveled throughout the world and volunteered both in Mexico and other countries. Francia speaks English, Spanish, Portuguese, French and Korean, and studying Haitian Creole. In February 2011, Francia volunteered with HavServe in the Village of Lebrun, Haiti to help 26 families start and plant their own Vegetable Gardens. The HavServe Team …Read More