photographs

Organization for the rehabilitation of the environment

Kenson

Kenson. Saut Mathurin, Haiti. 3:09 PM. March 19, 2007 Kenson attended school. His parents, Willio and Edline were my hosts. Both had relatively steady incomes through ORE, being trained agronomists. Both were pivotal members of this very rural community ...

Manuelita Perrin

Manuelita. Saut Mathurin, Haiti. 10:09 AM, March 19, 2007 Manuelita, along with her siblings Samuel, Minoosh and Malli, lived next door to my host family and their cousin, Kenson (see the next post). They followed me everywhere, and were fascinated by the ...

Manuelita Perrin and Banana Trees

Manuelita Perrin. Banana Trees. Saut Mathurin, Haiti. March 19, 2007 Walking and talking with families, many of whom were farmers and associated with ORE, a frequent topic was education. By some estimates, over 90% of schools in Haiti are privately run. ...

Denise Remi at Dawn

Madame Denise Remi, before Sunrise, Saut Mathurin, Haiti. March 19, 2007. Saut Mathurin is a village (more like a hamlet really) in the hilly country just East of a slim tract of all that remains of Haiti’s once-plush tropical forest cover (Pic ...

Mango and Boulder

Mango tree and boulder, Camp Perrin, Haiti. March 16, 2007 My first visit to Haiti with students: a documentary photography class, a human health and environment class, my colleague Professor Deborah McGrath, and University Outreach Coordinator Dixon ...