It’s the next 2013 Changemaker Nomination suggested by a chocolate lover like you!
Congratulations to Etant Dupain: www.lethaitilive.org
Here’s what Bonnie has to say about this fearless individual:
“Etant was born in Haiti and started his work with a volunteer school, convincing High school graduates in Haiti to volunteer to teach children and adults in their community, working with a group to build 60 volunteer teachers. He left to pursue his own education in documentary film to continue to tell the stories and make change for his community, and returned when he learned of the earthquake in 2010. He is here in the USA pursuing a college degree that he has dreamed of and has not ever lost sight of his dream to positively impact Haiti. I have seen no greater impact than his. Determined. He has several videos published under his name as well.”
A little more info:
Let Haiti Live mobilizes Haitians through popular education, alternative media, and food security projects; strengthens the capacity of existing organizations that share our philosophy of empowering Haitian leadership and vision; and supports Haitian-led solutions to some of the country’s most pressing issues, with a specific focus on environmental stewardship and rural development.
Director of ‘Bri Kouri Nouvèl Gaye’ and on the ground in Port-au-Prince, Etant Dupain works tirelessly with a team of investigative journalists who double as community mobilizers, as well as a network of organizations and IDP camp committees, while publishing a monthly regular reports and organizing peaceful demonstrations.”