Tuesday, December 01, 2009

Travel to Haiti

Travel to Haiti with Lambi Fund March 14-19 and see firsthand some of the amazing work being done by grassroots groups in rural Haiti.This is a life changing opportunity to meet Haitians face to face and hear about their struggles and how their community is working to support economic justice, democracy and alternative sustainable development in Haiti. Come see how our partners raise food locally and offer sustainable alternatives to food aid.

For more info go to http://www.lambifund.org/news_travel.shtml

Sa je pa wè, kè pa santi.

What the eye doesn't see, the heart doesn't feel. (Haitian proverb)

While traveling through the countryside, we will meet with local grassroots organizations. Through Lambi Fund's support, these groups are creating small-scale sustainable projects that are making a tremendous difference in the lives of their members and their communities. In what is sure to be a moving and inspiring experience, we will spend three days in the Northwest visiting sustainable agriculture, fishing, potable water, and grain mill projects and talking with Haitian peasants that run these local enterprises.

Join us for an unforgettable trip that can change the way you see the world!

The delegation fee is $1500 per person for double occupancy (we will assign you with a roommate or you can pay $2000 for a single room). This fee includes all hotel accommodations, meals, transportation within Haiti, and translation and guide services. (Because people will be arriving from different locations, you are responsible for your own airfare to Port au Prince.

American Airlines, Air France, Spirit and Delta have flights from Miami or NY to Port au Prince. We strongly encourage you to purchase travel insurance in the event of unforeseen circumstances). Applications and a 50% deposit are due by Feb. 1, 2010. Be sure to get your application in early as space is limited.

Please eMail Lambi Fund today to request a travel application!

"Our group had a wonderful trip and came away with an avid appreciation for Lambi Fund's work and the communities with which it is partnering. One organization in particular (an animal husbandry project) really made an impression -- we were blown away by the members' enthusiasm, energy, hospitality, optimism, and potential." (Comments from previous delegation traveler)

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