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Habitat for Humanity Haiti Celebrates World Environment Day

On World Environment Day, Habitat for Humanity Haiti marked a significant milestone in our commitment to fostering environmental stewardship and sustainability. In collaboration with USAID and Cities Alliance, we organized a series of interactive activities across two cities: Les Cayes and Cap Haitien. This initiative, part of our ongoing JwilaviL project, engaged children from six schools, teaching them about the importance of caring for our planet and promoting a cleaner, greener world.

Empowering Future Generations Through Education

The World Environment Day celebrations were designed to be both educational and fun. Students participated in tree planting activities, recycling workshops, and interactive games that emphasized the importance of environmental protection. These hands-on activities not only educated the children about sustainable practices but also inspired them to take active roles in preserving their environment.

The JwilaviL Project: Addressing Waste Management

The JwilaviL project is a comprehensive initiative aimed at tackling waste management issues in open markets in Les Cayes and Cap Haitien. By focusing on education and community engagement, the project seeks to develop sustainable waste management solutions that will benefit these communities in the long term. Our goal is to create cleaner, healthier environments where residents can thrive.

Collaboration for Greater Impact

The success of our World Environment Day activities would not have been possible without the support of our dedicated partners: AVSI, IFOS, Mairie des Cayes, Ville du Cap Haitien, and IHS. Their collaboration has been instrumental in JwilaviL project’s achievements, ensuring that our efforts reach as many people as possible and create lasting positive change.

World Environment Day is a global platform for raising awareness about environmental issues and encouraging action to protect our planet. By involving school children in these activities, we are not only educating them about environmental conservation but also empowering them to become future leaders in sustainability. Their enthusiasm and commitment to making a difference was truly inspiring.

Habitat for Humanity Haiti invites everyone to join us in our mission to create a cleaner, greener world. Whether through volunteering, supporting our initiatives, or spreading the word about the importance of environmental protection, every action counts. Together, we can build a sustainable future for Haiti and the world.

The success of our World Environment Day celebrations in Les Cayes and Cap Haitien is just the beginning. We are excited to continue our work with the JwilaviL project, striving to make lasting changes that will benefit the people of Haiti and our planet.

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