||1 of 6 hungry people in the slums
of Haiti are giving new meaning to the phrase "dirt poor."
As food prices soar, many desperate people are eating mud cookies
to stave off their hunger pangs. In Haiti children are able
to shoe dirt-streaked tongues after eating mud cookies. Click
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United Caribbean Trust (UCT) as part of our Imagine
me... school child awareness program seeks to partner with NGO's
who work toward providing sustainable solutions to the water crisis
around the world.
Barbados, every month, on
'Child Awareness Day' the
children of the Secondary Schools will be encouraged to bring
a bottle of cold water to school instead of purchasing a bottle
of soda. This will be a sign of solidarity with the children
around the world that often times do not even have water to
The US $1 saved will be collected
and donated to the UCT's Child Sponsorship Program.. UCT is committed
to investing US $30 to producing a Biosand
filter for every family within our Child
Sponsorship Program within Haiti
The Haiti cholera epidemic has rocked the
Western Hemisphere's poorest nation with another emergency
nine-and-a-half months after Hait suffered a catastrophic
earthquake that killed
more than a three hundren thousand people and left millions
."A nationwide outbreak with tens
of thousands of cases is a real possibility,"
the United Nations humanitarian agency OCHA said in a statement.
UCT is urgently appealing for
financial help to get 400 more Sawyer PointOne filters imported
into the St. Marc area.
We have an excellent network of pastors and
teachers within the area to assist with distribution, seen
here at the Maranatha Ministries filter distribution.
Following the earthquake
United Caribbean Trust distributed over 250 Sawyer PointOne
Each filter is capable of generating up to
500 gallons of potable water a day, cleaner than US bottled
water anywhere in the world!
to meet the children of Haiti
vision is to raise up godly leaders in Haiti through health
and education to strengthen their families, communities and
country; bringing relief of poverty and stimulating the economy;
and to preach the Gospel so that lives will be saved and transformed
for the betterment of Haiti.