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SOIL’s Quick Response in Limonade

It’s the first month of a brand new year and the SOIL team is heading into 2024 with mindful optimism and a positive attitude. Despite the ongoing political, social & health-related challenges that have made significant impacts on our staff and our customers over the past several years, there are....

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Final Earthquake Response Update

SOIL has been working in Haiti for over 15 years and throughout that time, we've learned many lessons. From then until now, there is one lesson that resonates the most, and that is the importance of working in partnership with communities in everything we do. Community-driven impact continues to....

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SOIL Co-founder Baudeler Magloire with Rea Dol and partners preparing emergency response supplies.

SOIL’s community-led earthquake response: Interview with Réa Dol

SOIL Co-founder Baudeler Magloire with Rea Dol and partners preparing emergency response supplies. SOIL was founded in the spirit of working side-by-side with communities to build ecological sanitation solutions that could be community-led. That principle idea of community-driven impact continues to....

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Earthquake Response Update

Structural damage to home after earthquake (left). Chlorine distribution for water treatment (right). We want to thank our incredible SOIL community for your generosity and support over this past week in response to the earthquake in southern Haiti. This outpouring of support has enabled SOIL to....

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June Newsletter: COVID-19 Response in Haiti and Latest News

Read SOIL's June newsletter below. To receive stories like these directly in your inbox each month, click here to sign up for our mailing list. This month, we want to take a moment before our regular updates to acknowledge the vitally necessary action taking place in the United States and across the....

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SEE Change Magazine talks with SOIL on how COVID-19 is Impacting the Most Vulnerable

photo credit: Vic Hinterlang “Imagine if a public toilet was your only sanitation option. In the best of times it’s a scary and unpleasant choice. Now imagine being asked to stay home when you don’t have a toilet in-house.” Journalist and Co-Founder of SEE Change Magazine, Elisa Birnbaum, spent some....

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SOIL sanitation service collection in the Fort St. Michel neighborhood of Cap-Haitien, Haiti - February 2020. Credit: Etant Dupain.

Nou la, We are Here

SOIL sanitation service collection in the Fort St. Michel neighborhood of Cap-Haitien, Haiti - February 2020. Credit: Etant Dupain. Pou jwenn enfòmasyon konsènan sou COVID-19, swiv lyen sa a. Read SOIL's April newsletter below. To receive stories like these directly in your inbox each month, click....

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How SOIL is Responding to COVID-19

As the COVID-19 outbreak continues to impact people around the world, we wanted to reach out to our community and share an update from SOIL’s operations on the ground in Haiti. Though there has yet to be a confirmed case of the virus in Haiti, our neighbors in the Dominican Republic have begun to....

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Lessons from the Earthquake: Transitioning from Emergency to Development

January 12, 2015: In Haiti today is a day to mourn, but it is also a day to reflect on what we have learned as a result of the earthquake that destroyed the capital five years ago. At SOIL, the earthquake taught us how to respond quickly and compassionately in the face of acute suffering. It taught....

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New Clear Vision: "Hope and Remembrance"

Re-Posted from www.oursoil.org to New Clear Vision on January 22, 2013 Dear Friends, I am writing this letter at 3:53 pm on January 12, 2013. Three years ago today, Port au Prince was bustling with activity as people spilled into the streets from work and school. Mothers returned home after a long....

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