Haven Doing Great Work in Haiti


ORLA DEMPSEY of Haven talks to Noel McGuinness about the voluntary work being done in the disaster-stricken island.
Apart from the weather, says Orla, Haiti is very much like Ireland in the 1800s, an abandoned country with great poverty.
George Hook is a well-known supporter of Haven’s work in Haiti and has travelled there on a number of occasions.
Volunteers need only raise €4500 to get themselves out to Haiti for a week. A New York office of Haven is opening now, and the London office has been operating for some time.

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Duration: 16'25" DATE: January 27, 2012
Interviewer:Noel McGuinness
Producer:Zandra Ball
Interviewee:Orla Dempsey
Themes:Global Issues with a Local Focus
Keywords:Haiti, Disaster Relief, Haven Partnership, George Hook, Voluntary Work, Overseas
LocationHaiti, Ireland Time Period:2012
Type:Sound Language:English
Creator:Near FM Publisher:Near FM
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