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Crowdfunding a Community in Haiti After Hurricane Matthew: Checking in With New Story’s CEO

Hunter Walker

Right now, we are crowdfunding a community in the area of Haiti hit worst by Hurricane Matthew. All of our 211 homes built in Haiti withstood Hurricane Matthew. Help Haiti After Hurricane Matthew. 151 Homes built in Haiti. YC started accepting nonprofits a few years back.

New Story – Help Fund A Home in Haiti

Feld Thoughts

We’re focused on funding 100 homes in 100 days in Leveque, Haiti. We are only $5,000 away from changing the life of a family in Haiti. The post New Story – Help Fund A Home in Haiti appeared first on Feld Thoughts. I got a random email from Brett Hagler last Thursday asking me to help his startup New Story. I looked at his web site and quickly told him it wasn’t something we’d be into exploring as an investment.

Helping Haiti Through Entrepreneurship

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Three years after the earthquake that devastated his native country, Jean Orelien is rallying fellow Haitian-Americans to launch new businesses in Haiti. Three years after a catastrophic earthquake rocked Haiti, the country has still not fully recovered.

Federal judge upholds damages to Haiti orphanage founder

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million in damages after accusing a Haiti orphanage founder of molesting bPORTLAND, Maine (AP) — A federal judge has rejected a motion for a new trial by a Maine activist who was ordered to pay $14.5

The Disaster-Inspired Startup Every Shark Wanted a Piece Of

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These college friends devoted to helping after the earthquakes in Haiti built a technical innovation with a social mission--and snagged a Shark to help them scale retail sales

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How to Make Millions by Saving the Planet

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Now his solar-power company, Sigora Solar, is trying to bring clean energy to Haiti Andy Bogdan Bindea grew up next to the Baia Mare cyanide spill.

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Remembrance of the Slave Trade - Child Labour and Human - Deimar


23 August - International Day for the Remembrance of the Slave Trade: “The night of 22 to 23 August 1791, in Santo Domingo (today Haiti and the Dominican Republic) saw the beginning of the uprising that would play a crucial role in the abolition of the transatlantic slave trade.”

How Entrepreneurial Inspiration Can Come From Anywhere (Even an Earthquake)

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earthquake that rocked Haiti six years ago this week, two recent college grads got their startup inspiration In the wake of the 7.0

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Haiti officials shut down orphanage founded by US man

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PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — Haitian authorities have shut down a boys' orphanage founded by a U.S. citizen who has been targeted by molestation allegations

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Haiti officials look into new allegations against US man

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PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti (AP) — Haitian investigators say they're looking into new allegations of sex abuse against a U.S. man who founded an orphanage for boys

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Duke Chapel hosts service on anniversary of Haiti earthquake

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AP) — Duke Chapel and the university''s Haiti Lab will host a service of remembrance to mark the five-year anniversary of the massive earthquake in Haiti DURHAM, N.C. (AP)

A Storm In Haiti

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As some of you know, I had the privilege of serving in Haiti for a week this past summer. Tags: JP/HRO , Petionville , Haiti. I served at a makeshift hospital at the Petionville tent city which houses 50,000 refugees. I wrote about that week in a prior blog post.

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Former street kid says Haiti orphanage founder molested him

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PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — An orphan who grew up on the streets of Haiti, Daniel Madrigal said he was grateful to find food, clean clothes and shelter at St. Joseph's Home for Boys in Port-au-Prince.

Lawyer in defamation case says client was hero in Haiti

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PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — A lawyer in a Maine defamation case says his client was a hero for children in Haiti who was devastated by a Maine activist's unsubstantiated claims of sex abuse

Bahamas next up for Matthew after destructive path in Haiti

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Hurricane Matthew slams Haiti, takes aim at US East Coast

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Haiti's southwest hunkers down in night of fury from Matthew

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The Latest: Major hurricane a threat to Haiti, Jamaica, Cuba

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What to Expect When Starting a Social Business in a Disaster Area

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Julie Colombino, founder and executive director of REBUILD globally shares how she and her team built the organization against all odds amidst the disaster of the 2010 Haiti earthquake

My Trip To Haiti

Thinking About Thinking

I wasn’t originally planning on blogging about my trip to Haiti as the decision to go was more of a personal one. So, here it goes: I spent a week in Haiti serving through a collaboration between two organizations – Jordan International Aid (JIA) and J/P Haitian Relief Organization (J/P HRO). Our sending organization, JIA, has been sending medical teams to Haiti every third week of the month since the earthquake first hit Haiti.

Feeding the Starving in Haiti: A Message that Needs to be Viral

Gregg Fraley, Author of Jack's Notebook

Even before the recent earthquake disaster in Haiti, that troubled country was a primary destination for the packaged meals. Tags: Inspirational Politics & Government @MftH charity Gregg Fraley Haiti Haitian earthquake crisis Iowa Mark Aeilts Meals from the Heartland starvation Meals from the Heartland (@MftH) is a charity with a simple purpose: send meals to people who are starving. Volunteers, mostly from Iowa where the charity is based, packaged up 4 million meals last year.

Alleged abuse victims in Haiti to get day in court in Maine

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PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — A federal defamation lawsuit may become the only venue for young men from Haiti to air abuse allegations in open court following the dismissal of a case against the orphanage fo

A Charity Raises Money for Haiti Through Text Message Campaign

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We were all shocked and saddened to hear of the events in Haiti. This poor country never seems to catch a break. In hurricane season it always seem to get a hit from a major cyclone and this can lead to plenty of damage, destruction caused by flooding and an awful number of casualties and [.] Check it out : Payday advance services for fast cash needs

Supporting Cliff Avril and New Story

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Earlier this month Seattle Seahawks defensive end Cliff Avril announced that he would support building homes in Haiti – devastated most recently by hurricane Matthew. For every sack Avril gets this season he’s donating $6,000 which is enough to build a home that is both hurricane and earthquake proof. The charity that Avril is doing this through – New Story – is one that my wife and I know well.

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Hurricane Center: Category 4 Hurricane Matthew has made landfall in western Haiti

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Donating my birthday to build a home for a family in need #newstorycharity

Jeff Hilimire

In 2015, our focus is on funding 100 homes in Leveque, Haiti. I come into contact with startups all the time.

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High Tech Entrepreneur’s Raise Money for Haiti


A short, but important, interruption to my blogging break for the benefit of the earthquake victims in Haiti. The Entrepreneur’s Foundation of Central Texas is coordinating a fund raising effort among technology entrepreneur’s to raise money for the victims in Haiti. They are calling upon Central Texas tech companies, their employees and friends to provide assistance to the rescue efforts in Haiti, and have established a $600,000 High-Tech HelpHaiti Fund to match donations.

WORSHIP SUNDAY: Kings & Queens by Audio Adrenaline - So.

Mark Birch

You could call it the anthem for the Hands and Feet orphanage project AudioA started in Haiti over eight years ago. Audio Adrenaline Kings & Queens Christian Haiti orphans rock Christian rock Worship SundayWORSHIP SUNDAY: Kings & Queens by Audio Adrenaline - So AudioA is back. After their last concert in 2007 it seemed for good. Their founding member and f ront man Mark Stuart was battling a worsening vocal condition and they felt they could go no further as a band.

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Powering Haitian Entrepreneurs Through Risk Management

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Development in Haiti requires two key ingredients to succeed where previous attempts to put the country on a sustainable path failed. Haiti suffers from both an undeveloped insurance industry and an ineffective banking system, meaning that our entrepreneurs have a steep mountain to climb.

Connecting a World Changer / George Page


Scientist and Philanthropist - George has invented PocketPure - an engineer’s dream, a simple, elegant and portable water purificator that is already helping disaster affected communities in Haiti and Japan to drink straight up from dirty rivers, streams and lakes.

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5 questions for New Story after a month in Y Combinator

Jeff Hilimire

3) become in-kind donors — an example is Atlanta-based film company, Friendly Human (they’re amazing) – who is coming down with us to Haiti on July 15th to shoot a brand video!

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Project Reality Check #8: Project Execution – Fantasy vs. Reality

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The relief effort in Haiti is a good example. Suffering continues in Haiti. Fantasy vs. reality during project execution can be a major concern for the project manager and the team. “ No good deed goes unpunished ” might be the project motto.

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How to Add More Pep to Your Presentations

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’ ” PechaKucha Nights are now staged in more than 600 cities around the world, with subject matter ranging from the significance of red hair (Brighton, England) to an aid mission to Haiti (Istanbul).

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50+ Entrepreneurs Explain How They Came Up With Their Business Name


After the 2010 earthquake in Haiti, I went to Haiti as part of a relief team. I found that giving away donations were not enough and the people of Haiti wanted jobs and to get their lives back to their previous state.

15 Entrepreneurs Share What Their Favorite Part of Running a Business Is


Our technology can and is changing the world by making vehicles cleaner, providing solutions in Haiti for air conditioning, and protecting US military in combat. Share Being an entrepreneur or business owner has its share of ups and downs.

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The Crazy Marketing Campaigns That Actually Worked


Using biodegradable bubble wrap, the company’s PR company then donated it all to Oxfam to ship goods to Haiti after the country suffered the devastating 2010 earthquake.

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Meet the Veterans Launching Nonprofits to Change the World

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Through the Jesuit high school he''d attended, McNulty met a Jesuit missionary in Haiti , who desperately needed a medical team to treat men, women, and children injured in the earthquake. Veterans starting nonprofits is nothing new, but Team Rubicon''s relief mission is one of a kind.

$14.5 million verdict involving NC charity hinges on location of plaintiff's home

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million defamation verdict against a Maine man who accused the founder of an orphanage in Haiti of being a serial pedophile hinges on where the plaintiff was living when the PORTLAND, Maine — A $14.5

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He also worked in the Peace Corps in Costa Rica and helped start a national health program in Haiti.