Presidents Setting Precedent for Haiti Reconstruction

After the January 2010 earthquake that shook Haiti, President Barack Obama asked former presidents Bill Clinton and George W. Bush to lead a fundraising effort to assist the Haitian people. Their response, the Clinton Bush Haiti Fund (CBHF), helps people and small and medium-sized enterprises in Haiti access the formal business sector and promotes job creation, especially jobs with a direct social benefits.

Earlier this week, the CBHE announced $3.5 million in grants to the Haiti Hope Fund, the rebuilding of the UEH Science & Engineering School and the BrandAid Haiti Fund, which enlists leading brands to help Haiti’s artisans bring their products to market.


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