Partners in Health: Cambridge to Haiti

The mountain stood barren and forlorn when they first set eyes upon it, nearly three decades ago. Paul Farmer and Ophelia Dahl were barely across the threshold to adulthood when they arrived in an impoverished village called Cange, in the Central Plateau of Haiti. The people ranked among the poorest of the poor in the country. No electricity. No clean water. Shacks to live in. And far too many succumbed to “stupid deaths,” as Farmer calls them – from conditions routinely treated or rarely seen in the United States: tuberculosis, malaria, and small ailments that, for lack of antibiotics, raged into consuming infections.  CONTINUE ARTICLE…

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About Vive Harambee!

Vive Harambee! is a 501 (c)(3) organization dedicated to impacting the lives of people in developing nations by providing them access to clean water, sanitation facilities and hygiene education.
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