I hope you never have to deal with something like this; however, this is something that many restavek in Haiti ha to deal with on a daily basis. Getting water in a fountain in Haiti while many others are after the same thing.
Let me tell you, getting water from a fountain in Haiti is worst than being involved in a boxing match. Everyone is fighting to get ahead not because they do not know any thing about order. They usually get involved in the fight because no one is certain as to how long the water will be flowing. It becomes a real struggle to be first. in addition, due to fight, most of the water is wasted.
Now just imagine for a moment you are a restavek and "madame is waiting for the water
The struggle to get water in a water fountain in Haiti
There are efforts being made to improve the quality of the drinking water in the communities of Fonds-Brache, Grande Caille, Bel Air in Bizoton. This will be made possible by the catchment works of the source of Chaud'eau with the development of four water distribution kiosks built
UNICEF and non-government organizations have partnered with Haiti's Ministry of Public Health and Population to make emergency visits, utilizing mobile units, to any suspected cholera cases within two days.
In July 2014 UN Secretary General Ki-Moon, along with Prime Minister Lamothe, began a 5-year national sanitation initiative to build easy-to-construct, economical toilets.
Haiti has experienced a significant drop in cholera cases from 2011 to 2013 as a result of proactive measures, including immunization campaigns.
Adding some of the zest of a lemon to a tablespoon of the lemon's juice gives 1,600 oxygen radical absorbency capacity (ORAC) to one's diet. The higher a food's ORAC value, the more free radical-fighting antioxidants one gets. The antioxidants also are said to aid in the lowering of the risk of cancer when eaten as fresh fruit. The juice of a lemon also provides over 30 mg of vitamin C, a high amount, almost half of the daily dose for women and a third of that for men.
As climate change affects world powers, agencies are developing programs for K-12 about water resources.
National Resource Centers conducted a workshop for K-12 teachers about local water quality and quantity. It informed them about water-borne illnesses afflicting emerging nations.
In Haiti, an individual gets nine liters of water daily, half of the required 20 liters. Water samples also revealed feces contamination.
Students must apprehend problems about endangered water resources. In adulthood they will need to address the water emergency head on.
After the 2010 earthquake, foreign governments, international institutions, and philanthropists pledged $13 billion and collected more than $9 billion in public and private donations for humanitarian aid or reconstruction in Haiti
(2013 update) Hunger ravages the country, no clean water, many still living under tent About "94% of humanitarian funding went to donors' own civilian and military entities such as: U.N. agencies, international NGOs and private contractor The Haitian government got less than 1% of direct aid
Here ia an example of self suffiency. Water System in Village Lumane Casimir in Morne-à-Cabris. This new village was designated with the intent to be self sufficient and for the homes to be equipped with modern comfort. Each home in the village has its own bathroom and toilet.
On May 16, 2013, President Michael Martelly went with a symbolic deliverance by handing out keys to 8 out of 120 beneficiary families.
Lake Azuei, a disaster in the making for region of Thomazeau, Ganthier, Fond Parisien, La Source and Route Nationale 8.
Lake Azuei is slowly and steadily swelling, destroying homes and farms as well as disrupting trade by occasionally blocking key cross-border highway. It has been expanding by about three feet per year for the past 10 years, growing to 52 square miles or 134 square kilometers
The Haitian government in cooperation with the United Nations are in the process of managing a flooding caused by Lake Azuei in the region of Thomazeau in Haiti. About 1,000 individuals need to be evacuated due to flooding. It has been reported so far just over fifty families in the region have agree to be relocated.
On Sunday, Lake Azuei also known as etang Saumatre which is located in the northeast part of Haiti started inundating several villages near Thomazeau. This problem has been made worst by the ongoing problem of deforestation and erosion in Haiti