photographs

Zanmi Lasante

Sadness

Michael Cade with abscessed tooth. Zanmi Lasante, Cagne, Haiti. May, 2009 I was part of a conversation about food today, and as often happens, one fraction of me went wandering off in a number of directions, like a whole rambling club drunk on scrumpy. I ...
Red Circles

Homes

Red circles, Route 3, near Cange, Haiti. 2009 (Mitia Elor at home) Louise Elor works up the hill at the Zanmi Lasante campus. She cooks and cleans, and is one of the longest serving staff at ZL. I met her five-year old daughter, Mitia, while walking along ...

Eurema Lisa

Butterfly. Watershed. (possibly Little Yellow, Eurema lisa). Near Corporan, Haiti. May, 2009 Hope. Walking along a watershed in the central highland regions of Haiti, we saw scape after scape (mountains beyond mountains) of almost bare land. But things ...

Milca Merçon

Milca Merçon Eating Supper and reading Rousseau. Cange, Haiti January, 2008 Recognizing her as one of the medical staff in the Zanmi Lasante hospital, I interrupted Milca on her lunch break. She was precariously ledged outside her simple breeze-block ...

Modline Pierre

Modline Pierre. Zanmi Lasante, Cange, Haiti. January 10, 2008 Modline is one of the custodial staff at the Zanmi Lasante. The medical institution occupies a large complex of lofty cement structures perched on a steep hillside, that are interconnected with ...

Throwing Stones

Boy Throwing Stones. Zanmi Lasante, Cange. Haiti. 2007 Before sunrise, just throwing stones as far out as he could, from a hilltop. Stone after stone. Hasselblad 500C/M, 80mm Planar lens, Ilford HP5 film, processed in Pyro PMK

Jean Baptiste Accenat – Teacher

Jean Baptiste Accenat – Teacher. Board with Gash. Domont Schoolhouse, near Peligre, Haiti January, 2008. Teacher. Board with Gash. (Jean Baptiste Accenat) Domont Schoolhouse, near Peligre, Haiti January, 2008. Zanmi Lasante (ZL) has established over ...

Water Water

Rain, Cange, Haiti. 2009 Water. It can be argued that water is a good gauge for effective government: access to potable water, irrigation and reservoir systems, watershed management, waste and sewage treatment. All of these, and more, become increasingly ...

Theorose Thomas

Thérose Theomas sorting peas. Cange, Haiti. 2009 Thérose’s parents had established a half-acre plot of land replete with vegetables and fruit trees, and fed with a rare thing – their own toilet that was built to compost human waste. It was a ...

Condom Balloon

Ballon made from a condom. Gathering water. Cange, Haiti. 2009 Community development in two different forms, even though there is some humor here. Zanmi Lasante (ZL) established a holistic strategy for dealing with the AIDS and Multidrug-resistant ...