Newsletters


January 2012: We’re Growing Vegetables and Playing Soccer in Port-au-Prince Again

Dear Friends, At this moment two years ago the city of Port-au-Prince collapsed. In a matter of minutes hundreds of thousands of people lost their lives as this proud city crumbled to the ground. On this day of remembrance and mourning we ask that you take a moment of silence to honor the dead and share the suffering of more than 500,000 people who remain homeless in Haiti’s capital. There are many reasons to despair when remembering the tragedy that took place two years ago and the terrible suffering that continues today. But on the second anniversary of the earthqu...

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Winter 2011 – Ecological Sanitation Catches on in Haiti

Fill out the email submit box to the right to get future editions straight into your inbox and then check out all the latest happenings here: Ecological Sanitation Catches on in Haiti, Winter 2011.

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October 2011: Great news from Port-au-Prince!

Dear friends and supporters, I am ashamed that this letter is so long in coming.  I know that the last time we wrote to you SOIL was facing a major crisis and I am so grateful to those of you who reached out to us during that difficult time.  I know that many of you may have been wondering if we still exist and I am thankful to be able to share good news with you in this letter. In mid June just when we were certain that we would have to close our Port-au-Prince office and cut off our emergency services, a miracle happened.  An old friend of mine put me in touch with ...

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June 2011: Dear Friends of SOIL

Dear Friends, I have waited to write this letter to you, waited to have some good news to share, wanted toshare hope and not disillusionment, wanted to reassure you that the program we have developed since the earthquake will continue to serve families in need. But as today marks the first day of hurricane season in Haiti, cholera is on the rise again and SOIL is poised to begin closing down our public toilets in the camps of Port au Prince for lack of funds, I can wait no longer.  SOIL was built on the kindness of our friends and supporters around ...

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Winter Newsletter 2010: Burning Tires in the Time of Cholera

In This Newsletter - Burning tires in the time of cholera - An update from Port-au-Prince - An update from northern Haiti - SOIL In The News - What SOIL is doing to combat the cholera epidemic - A visiting Notre Dame student tests SOIL's compost for pathogens - Holy Crap! (the film) - SOIL in Action: A profile of our Cholera Prevention Team - Thank you to our friends Read the full newsletter here

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Fall 2010 Newsletter: SOIL’s EcoSan Toilets Revolutionize Emergency Sanitation

Our SOIL Newsletter - Fall 2010 is out with lots of updates on our latest projects. If you didn't receive your own copy by email and you'd like to in the future, please sign up for email updates in the box to the right. In This Issue When Toilets Go Bad SOIL's EcoSan Toilets Revolutionize Emergency Sanitation Update from Northern Haiti SOIL's Reponse to the 2010 Earthquake Join Us for the 2011 SOIL Calendar Fundraiser SOIL Website Now Accepts Monthly Donations

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