After several trips to Haiti after creating my disaster shelter, Shelter In A Day, the thing that stands out about Haiti's economic conditions are the lack of jobs. Sadly, no matter where you go in Haiti, there are always plenty of people around who obviously need something better to do. It was in Haiti that I first heard the word ‘funemployment’ which means that you have work you are doing but there is no paycheck involved.
You might ask where is this going? What can be done? To find out more check back next week for Part 2 in our 5 part series - Disaster Shelter | Haiti Economic Conditions.
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Shelter In A Day is the brainchild of eco-friendly, furniture designer Frank Schooley. Shelter's disaster recovery housing provides safe and secure, simple to construct, green homes for those displaced by natural disasters, such as hurricanes, earthquakes or floods.
The disaster shelters are a solidly constructed, termite, rust and rot resistant house, with lockable doors and windows. Homes are crafted from waterproof, recycled wood fiber material and can be easily erected anywhere, in one day.
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