Recently, Vision Help Foundation spearheaded a program that brought running water to a Haitian community that previously had no access to water service. VHF purchased pipe and materials, then enlisted the help of local residents in creating a modern water pipeline. Now, the community has healthy running water for the first time.
Previously, residents were forced to haul water from sources 30 to 35 minutes from their home. This was often done by hand, carrying containers back and forth.
“It can sometimes be hard to believe people still have to live without running water. That is why we made this…
VHF Radio COVID-19 Campaign in Northwest, Haiti VHF has volunteers who appeared on local radio stations to reach the every individuals with no access to TV , Cable , and Social Media outlets to promote its COVID-19 Preparedness Campaign.
Door to Door COVID-19 Campaign VHF has volunteers who went on a door to door campaign to distribute brochures to the population.
ST. LOUIS, March 30, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Vision Help Foundation is playing a central role in helping the citizens of Haiti become better prepared for the COVID-19 Coronavirus pandemic. The St. Louis based organization has gone deep into remote areas to reach individuals and families who might otherwise not have access to accurate information and health supplies.
Local Haitian volunteers assisted in distributing COVID-19 Preparedness brochures door to door throughout the countryside with more than 2,000 brochures placed in the first week.
Representatives also appeared on local radio along with information available from the Vision Help Foundation website and social…
As per a joint WHO/UNICEF study,Haiti is among of the most under-served countries when it comes access to basic sanitation and clean water.
Only 69% of the population has access to an improved water source, and 17% had access to improved sanitation facilities in 2010
Even before the COVID-19 outbreak, people lack basic access to a clean water source with no access to safe sanitation.
Therefore, Ensuring access to clean water, safe sanitation, and good hygiene to the general public is fundamental to containing COVID-19 and preventing the outbreak.Vision Help Foundation donated buckets, water, and hand soaps, to the Haitian people. Buckets were placed in public places where there is no access to running so that each individual can use.
New Local Non-Profit Vision Help Foundation Improves Public Health Awareness During COVID-19 Pandemic
St. Louis, MO — This week marks the launch of new non-profit Vision Help Foundation at www.VisionHelpFoundation.org. The group, which has worked extensively with impoverished populations in Haiti, is expanding to improve public health awareness, child access to education, and economic development in places of need around the world.
VHF is currently working with local government, schools, and churches to support preparedness and prevention activities for COVID-19. VHF will work with mayors on the border of Haiti-Dominican Republic to coordinate prevention education programs to the public
The creation of Vision Help Foundation is a step to address inaccessibility of education and public health awareness in the world under-served communities