Friends of FOKAL

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Oct 16

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Young Cocoa Farmers Lose Everything to Hurricane Matthew

A number of sustainable development projects funded by FOKAL were destroyed by Hurricane Matthew. In Moreau, a town near Camp Perrin in the South, thirty young people are raising cocoa for processing and sales.  Hurricane Matthew did not pull any punches. Roofs of houses were washed away and all the cocoa crops destroyed. The young ...

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Oct 16

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Death Threats in Haiti

By Chris Stone President, Open Society Foundations For those of us working in foundations based in New York or London, philanthropy is not a life-threatening job, but for our colleagues based in Luanda, Islamabad, or Kabul, real danger is a daily experience. Still, even these foundations have never faced a public campaign to kill all ...

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Oct 16

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Rebuild Haiti after Hurricane Matthew

Work in solidarity with #Haiti by helping recapitalize women and peasants’ cooperatives that were destroyed by #HurricaneMatthew. FOKAL is a Haitian-led group that links humanitarian aid to sustainability, not charity. Help Haitians rebuild their communities so that they can become sustainable again. Reclaiming Haiti. Building ...

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Dec 15

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Carpenters Display Skills Renovating Gingerbread Houses

Stairs, false ceiling, door and window shutters … the carpentry work of the Dufort gingerbread home is making great strides in the ten months that a team of six carpenters have been working on renovating the site. Ducarmel Similien, a professional woodworker with a long experience in the field, recently told us about his ...

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