suffers with absolute poverty, malnutrition, unsustainable population
density, environmental overload, political unrest and a burgeoning HIV/AIDS
epidemic. There should be little more than despair in Haiti, but it
seems as though every Haitian you meet reveals an uncanny sense of hope
and determination to create a better life. Women, empowered by Freedm
From Hunger's "Credit with Education" program start small
businesses. Soon they begin to earn money to support their families.
It is heartwarming to see the incredible sense of pride and accomplishment
as these women become successful and begin to repay thier loans. (Freedom
from Hunger notes that over 98% of loans are repaid in full).