Vote for the Haiti Program on ND Day!

Author: Stephanie Healey

Join the Notre Dame Haiti Program in celebrating Notre Dame Day!

Notre Dame Day is a global celebration of all things Notre Dame through an online fundraising competition and streaming broadcast. The second annual Notre Dame Day kicks off at 18:42 Eastern Time (6:42 pm ET) on Sunday, April 26 and concludes at 11:59 pm ET on Monday, April 27.

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Fr. Streit reflects on the five-year anniversary of earthquake in Haiti

Author: Stephanie Healey

Rev. Thomas Streit, C.S.C.

Rev. Thomas Streit, C.S.C., founder and principal investigator for the Notre Dame Haiti Program and professor of biological sciences at the University of Notre Dame, recently published his reflections on the five-year anniversary of the devastating earthquake in Haiti that occurred on Jan. 12, 2010. The reflection piece, “5 years on, hope for Haiti” was published on CNN.com on Monday, Jan. 12.

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Salt processing plant dedicated in Haiti

Author: Stephanie Healey

Haiti Program salt plant

The University of Notre Dame Haiti Program (NDHP), in partnership with the Haitian Ministry of Public Health and the Population (MSPP) and the Congregation of Holy Cross, dedicated a new salt processing plant in Delmas, Haiti on Dec. 8.  The Delmas facility is located in the Port-au-Prince metropolitan area.

The dedication ceremony attracted about 100 attendees, who traveled from across Haiti and the United States to attend the special occasion. Several administrators from the Notre Dame Haiti Program, Cargill Salt, and other partners of the NDHP Salt Project were present at the dedication. There was also a strong media presence at the event.  Madame Sophia Martelly, first lady of Haiti, also participated in the ribbon cutting.

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