TRANSFORMING

A NATION

One community at a time

HANWASH and partners are working with and supporting local stakeholders
to deliver safe, affordable, and sustainable water and sanitation to everyone in Haiti

The HANWASH Initiative

A national program formed out of a partnership between
Rotary International District 7020 and DINEPA and based on the success of Haiti Outreach

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Brings local advocacy and amplifies the voices and needs of citizens

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Brings technical expertise and thoughtful approach to community engagement

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Sets government guidelines and encourages local ownership of WASH

Pilot Program Communes

A program of work in five communes located in major regions of the country, with the capital costs funded by local and international donors, and the operating costs borne by citizens.

Cavaillon girl pumping water

Cavaillon

Population: 48,687 (50% rural/urban)

Haitian Club Sponsor: Rotary Club Les Cayes

Key Partner: Hope for Haiti

Total investment projected: $2.0-2.5 million

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Ferrier

Population: 14,642

Haitian Club Sponsor: Rotary Club Cap-Haitien

Key Partners: Haiti Outreach, Operators without Borders

Total investment projected: $1.3-1.8 million

 

Pignon Hatians training on new equiptment

Pignon

Population: 43,263

Haitian Club Sponsor: Rotary Club Pignon

Key Partners: Water Mission, Operators without Borders

Total investment projected: $1.0-1.4 million

Léogâne group of community leaders

Léogâne

Population: 199,813

Haitian Club Sponsor: Rotary Club Léogâne

Key Partners: TBD

Total investment projected: TBD

 

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Terre-Neuve

Population: 31,252

Haitian Club Sponsor: TBD

Key Partners: TBD

Total investment projected: TBD

HANWASH brings together local and international partners, fostering knowledge and skills transfer, and building the capacity of local communities and leaders to give good governance to WASH and the progressive realization of the human right to water and sanitation

Mayor’s
Office

Local Authorities (ASECs and CASECs)

Regional OREPA
Government Office

Local
Rotary Clubs

Rotary International Champion Districts

International NGOs and Donors

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water systems
in progress

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wells in
progress

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communities
engaged

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lives being
transformed

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​WE NEED YOUR HELP!

Your support will help us achieve our goal of providing thoughtfully managed and sustainable clean water and sanitation to all the citizens of Haiti

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Barry Rassin

“Our dream is to bring potable water and good sanitation to the entire country of Haiti”  

 

Barry Rassin

HANWASH Board of Directors Chair and Rotary International President 2018-19