Vallieres In Haiti

Vallières is located in Haiti's Nord-Est Deparment. In the Vallieres Arrondissement, it is a municipality and the capital. It is a third order administrative division and located at 71° 55' 0" West of the meridian and 18° 26' 0" North of the equator. Vallieres has an altitude of 36 meters above sea level.

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Support From St Vincent Parish

Around 19,900 denizens inhabit the place. People living in Vallieres have been supported well by St.Vincent Parish. It follows a twinning program with Our Lady of Mercy Church

Positive Effects Of The Twinning Program

The Roi Elementary school gets a lot of support from the Parish. Parishioners make a lot of donations, some of which are shipped to Vallieres in containers. Life of the people in Valliers has improved significantly due to the twinning program.

In the town is Men Kontre Valye, a peasant group of 200 members. Based on the geographical location, the group is split in an age group of 8 to 14 members. As of now it has evolved as a micro credit program. It offers literacy classes for adults and tree plantation in nurseries, etc.

Occupation

A lot of people living in Vallieres are farmers. Their survival depends a lot on the produce obtained from farming. Deforestation has had negative effects in the area, and the tree plantation at the nurseries has helped in curbing the negative effects of this.

A lot of effort is being put in to teach farmers methods of using better practices in farming, pest control, usage of organic fertilizer and crop rotation so that more revenue can be earned in the process.

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