Biosand Filters, Tap-taps, and Tent Camps

My research on Biosand filter programs in Haiti continued this week when I met with Chris Rollings, Executive Director of the NGO Clean Water for Haiti (CWH).  CWH is located in Pierre Payen, a village on the coast near the city of Saint Marc in the central Artibonite Department, far from my home base inContinue reading “Biosand Filters, Tap-taps, and Tent Camps”

Biosand Water Filters in Léogâne, Haiti

I arrived in Haiti on June 2nd for a month of research on Biosand water filtration programs.  Aside from the inescapable heat and bucket showers, the first two weeks have been off to a great start. I am staying with the NGO All Hands Volunteers in Léogâne, a city about 18 miles outside of Port-au-Prince,Continue reading “Biosand Water Filters in Léogâne, Haiti”