2 results for tag: Christian Science Monitor


Christian Science Monitor: Double Win for Haiti: Human Waste Into Valuable Fertilizer

By Kristie Wang, Christian Science Monitor, July 1, 2013 The social enterprise SOIL provides clean facilities for families in Haiti while also supplying a local source of fertilizer to sorghum farmers. SOIL is enabling communities in Haiti to transform human waste into a resource for sustainable livelihoods, agriculture, and reforestation. The organization is creating a lasting impact by seeding a new economy based on nutrients—one that a multinational corporation is now pledging to support. Three years after the devastating earthquake that killed more than 200,000 people in Haiti, many international aid organizations have left behind a ...

Christian Science Monitor: Storm Tomas and cholera outbreak add urgency to Haiti’s sanitation problems

By Isabeau Doucet, Christian Science Monitor, November 4, 2010 PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti - Even without a hurricane, sanitation in Haiti's capital is poor, local water sources are contaminated, and the 4 kilometer road to the shantytown of Cite Soleil is knee deep with mud and raw sewage. “It's always like this,” says Lionel Elve, a university student while driving his moped along the road. “The rains sweep the filthy streets from Petionville to Cite Soleil and clog the canals with trash flowing down to sea.” Now, earthquake-devastated Port-au-Prince is bracing for tropical storm Tomas to hit Friday – potentially the first direct ...