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Welcome to the Poverty Resolutions blog!

Our bloggers provide updates on the work of Poverty Resolutions, firsthand accounts of life in Haiti, and other stories related to global poverty—all to raise awareness, inspire to action and make an impact.

Day 5 in Haiti

June 12, 2012 | Matt Jones

Today was another typical day in Haiti. I woke to a scorching sun, sat down to a quick breakfast and prepared myself for a long ride to Port-au-Prince. We were scheduled to leave at 8am, but about halfway through breakfast we received a call that our driver was going to be late… and sure enough,…

Tilapia Fish Farm in Haiti: A sustainable solution to hunger

June 8, 2012 | Guest Blogger

One of Poverty Resolutions primary summer initiatives is to build a Tilapia Fish Farm.  The project will introduce quality protein into the nutritionally deficient diets of the children of House of Hope Orphanage.  If you are not familiar with concept of a Tilapia Farm, this video created by Operation Blessing explains the process rather well.  Our…

My first days in Haiti

June 6, 2012 | Jackie Jones

Today is day 4 of our trip; it already feels like we’ve been here for weeks. What a HUGE overwhelming adventure this has been thus far. We arrived in Port-au-Prince Saturday June 2nd. While stepping off the plane I really had no idea what to expect. As soon as we walked into the airport we…

Meet our Interns- Gail

 | Andrew Jones

Interview with Intern Gail G.  Human Resources student at Schreyer Honors College, Penn State University Last summer, she interned at General Motors in Detroit.  $20 an hour.  One among 200,000 workers. But this summer, Gail stayed home.  Home, in affluent Bucks County, Pennsylvania, where she can fight world poverty for no paycheck.  Any weekday this…

Welcome!

June 5, 2012 | Guest Blogger

Welcome to our new blog! The Poverty Resolutions team is looking forward to keeping you updated on our work in both the U.S. and Haiti.  If you are not familiar with the organization, please check out our website at www.povertyresolutions.org.  It offers details about our creation, current status, and future aspirations.  We also have Facebook and Twitter pages….

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