Posted by Karl Johnson on Jan 19, 2011
Related program: Haiti Rebuilding Center
Yesterday concluded a all-team strategy meeting in Port-au-Prince, The HQ contingent flew down to Haiti for the event–making this the first Haiti team meeting that didn't feature Skype participants. The meeting followed closely behind the 1-year anniversary out of coincidence, but the team couldn't help but be a part of the activity surrounding the event.
Kate Stohr, the program director, has been on the ground since last week attending various meetings and conversations. She relates her January 12 in Port-au-Prince, from the middle of the international recovery effort:
"Today most people went to church. About midday impromptu street parties broke out and there was music and crowds on street corners. What a wonderful way to be remembered.