For us, nothing is more vital than to build temporary, transitional and permanent schools. Not only bringing a sense of normalcy to the lives of those affect by the recent earthquake but to build anchors of recovery in communities have been torn apart. Thanks to the support of Ben Stiller, Shakira, Howard Buffett, Trevor Neilson and others we can begin to build hope for the future leaders of Haiti.
Destruction of schools in Haiti quake crushes hopes of a better future for many
By William Booth and Scott Wilson
Washington Post Staff Writers | Saturday, January 23, 2010; A01
PORT-AU-PRINCE, HAITI -- Of the many things taken from this city by the earthquake, few are as threatening to Haiti's future as the near destruction of a school system viewed across society here as the only path to a better life.