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Eco-Villages Have Brought Hope to Quake Survivors

The 2010 quake brought drastic changes to the majority of Haitian population. This is the day that an earthquake with a magnitude of 7.3 hit the city of Port-au-Prince and the neighboring cities of Leogane, Jacmel and Petit-Goave. It flattened buildings, leaving many people homeless. Many of them were left under the rubbles fighting for their Lives. Many were badly injured and others left homeless. Life could never be normal again. People had to move to rural areas to seek accommodation from friends, relatives or well wishers.

After the quake, many people have found hope in starting eco-villages. These villages are headed by Chavannes Jean Baptiste who acts as the leader and the president of an organization called Mouvman Peyizan Papaye, MPP. This organization was formed in Haiti for the last forty years in order to promote food security in Haiti. The eco-villages formed under the MPP holds ten families.

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