Fragile ecosystems c. Contaminated water resources 2. Limited access for exporting due to lack of Infrastructure C. Political stability 1 _ Political stability is a priority If Haiti is to strengthen governmental Institutions a. Promote socioeconomic development b. Attract foreign investments c. Strengthen the police, Justice and prison system for economic growth and development D. Economic condition 1. Political violence 2. Basic social services such as water and Irrigation, electricity, serviceable highways, sanitation, and unemployment E. Finance options available 1.
International humanitarian agencies such as CARE, World Vision, and Church World Services to assist in the rebuilding of the Wait’s social, environmental, and health conditions 2. Financing is very hard to obtain 3. Donations are accepted 4. The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation awarded 8. 5 million dollars to implement global learning Initiative for the urban poor and Improvement In basic water services and land F. Social, health, and environmental conditions Social issues will be challenging due to resources allocated to balancing social services such as education, health, water and sanitation, also family planning 1 .
Health issue such s contaminated water is the number one cause of infant mortality ND illness to children due to unsafe water supply. This is caused by the contamination of water supply with human waste and the lack of sewage sanitation system. 2. Environmental conditions treated because of the earthquake. Debris from many of the buildings still on the streets causing unsafe healthy environment. Population is increasing compounding to the environmental problems. A. Land that was flourishing is now used to house the homeless causing sanitation issues.
This results in diseases such as malaria and tuberculosis. B. The beaches are filled with trash, debris, and dead fish which adds to the water pollution. G. Terrorism 1. Water is necessary for human to survive 2. Contamination of water by poison or disease causing agents which will hurt people and make the water unusable. Ill. Country analysis A. Political stability 1. An elected leadership has taken over from an interim government and a United Nation stabilization force has been deployed. B. Economic conditions 1.
Decades of poverty, environmental degradation, violence, instability and dictatorship have left it as the poorest nation in the Americas. It is the third poorest hungriest country in the world after Somalia and Afghanistan. Accusations and eroticism of cheap labor, resource exploitation and democracy stifling have been directed at outsiders such as the United States for various reasons, including: (a) Support for dictators in recent decades; (b) Hostility towards the (former) democratically elected president; (c) Various interests of big U. S. Companies. 78% o Haitian live on less than $2, U.
S. Per day. C. Finance options available 1 . Wait’s most serious underlying social problem, the huge wealth gap between the impoverished Creole-speaking black majority and the French-speaking minority, 1% of whom own nearly half the country’s wealth, remains unaddressed. D. Physical environment and its affect on trade Corruption of the Judicial system due to drug trafficking all but collapsed the infrastructure. It is ill-equipped to deal with the aftermath of the frequent tropical storms that has left the island with sever deforestation where it is even more vulnerable than before to flooding.
The January 12th earthquake, has left the Southeastern Haiti still suffering from its fallout and they continue to recuperate from a pig epidemic that wiped out swine stock. The highland cabbage crops has been afflicted by a pest infestation and even more severe than the earthquake itself, he worst drought in decades continue to ravish the land. E. Social health, and environmental conditions Haiti is still struggling after ten years of devastation to recover from the earthquake after which an outbreak of cholera added to Wait’s woes.
The fight against cholera is all the more challenging with the decrease of funding for the ministry of health and the failure to adequately address the underlying causes of the spreading disease puts Haiti in the position of enduring the world’s worst epidemics in decades. Haiti has a healthy life expectancy of 55 years for women and 53 years for men. Haiti became the world’s first black-led republic and the first independent Caribbean state when it threw off French colonial control and slavery in a series of wars in the early 19th century.
Many Haitian who have faced severe adversity, historical injustice, and global economic policies, still maintain hope. IV. Organization and product or service analysis A. Description of your organization 1. Better water, better health is the motto of our organization. With this motto in mind we pride ourselves in continuing to provide the world with healthy fresh tasting water. We sell water filtering for households, organizations, or even cities. With global means we will provide the world with a sustainable water system. B.
Product needs assessment of the target country 1. Desalination centers to filter sea water and other minerals from the current water. Establish a system to ensure the water is protected and that even low income families are able to utilize these resources. In house water filters with additional filters. Water systems that will provide running water into houses. Proper sewage to ensure excess waste does not affect the current watering holes. C. Description of product to meet the need 1. Purchasing a current facility or build a new facility.