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1000 Jobs/Haiti - 2010 Haiti Earthquake

Organization:
Facility Type: Info/Hotline
Status: Open

Address:
MAIL ADDR: 316 West Main Road Little, Compton, RI 02837



, HT 00000

Region:Central Plateau
County/Parish:



Main/General Business Number: (401) 864-9041(cell) / (508) 521-9464 (cell)
Website: http://www.1000jobshaiti.org/1000jobshaiti/home.asp

Other Contacts:(hidden)

Mission: The purpose of 1000 Jobs/Haiti, Inc. shall be:

1. To fight extreme poverty in Haiti by helping to create sustainable jobs at fair wages in the Central Plateau of Haiti through marketing, sales, public relations, financial assistance, education, training and other job-creating activities.

2. To provide business, marketing, and entrepreneurial assistance to Haitian artisans, cooperatives, and entrepreneurs, in order to promote and enable employment and self-sufficiency.

3. To facilitate and promote the development of commercial relationships between, on the one hand, distributors, retailers, other buyers of good, and entities engaged in international trade who are located outside of Haiti, and on the other hand, Haitian artisans, cooperatives, and entrepreneurs, for the purpose of developing markets for the products produced by the Haitian artisans, cooperatives, and entrepreneurs, and attaining the ultimate goal of creating opportunities for employment.


Areas Served: Central Plateau Region, Haiti



This organization provides Temporary or Permanent Service? Temporary

Notes:

FROM THE SITE:

1000 Jobs/Haiti is Helping On the Ground

Plateau Central (Haiti) - As part of its contribution to the reconstruction of the country, 1000 Jobs/Haiti hosted Leila Chirayath Janah (Samasource Founder and CEO) in Mirebalais on Sunday February 14, 2010, where she gave a training on "Mission 4636" initiative. Her mission in Haiti was to establish a digital work center, to create jobs for some of the thousands of people that have fled the capital to find work, through a partnership between these two organizations. "Mission 4636" (http://www.samasource.org/haiti/) is a collaboration among several organizations to translate emergency text messages into English to assist aid workers in rescue operations.

Please read Leila's blog at: http://www.socialedge.org/blogs/samasourcing/give-work-europe-haiti-and-beyond/weblogentry_view, and check out some pictures from her trip at: http://www.flickr.com/photos/39937668@N06/.

January 19, 2010 - 1000 Jobs/Haiti president, Buck Close, was in Haiti when the earthquake hit last week. He returned today to lend his assistance to our friends, our employees and their families, with much-needed food supplies, drinking water and medicines. We will also provide medical checkups, and make sure our employees get paid while they take time to mourn the loss of loved ones.

Thank you for your continued support of the work of 1000 Jobs/Haiti. We will keep you posted about our contribution to the rebuilding of Haiti. Please visit our partner's website at http://www.samasource.org/contribute/ to make a donation toward one of our upcoming projects.

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Created At: Sun Feb 28 19:09:52 -0700 2010
Updated At: Sat Nov 27 16:11:13 -0700 2010
Updated By: LTel


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