Rebuilding Haiti: Haitians say jobs are key to recovery

Rebuilding Haiti: Haitians say jobs, schools, homes are key to recovery


What do Haitians want? On March 12th, 2010, film students from Haiti's only film school Cine Institute in Jacmel, in partnership with Oxfam and FilmAid, asked Haitians about their priorities for rebuilding their country.

According to the survey, the most pressing needs are: jobs, schools and homes.

Meet three of the people they asked:

  • Jean Beleque an unemployed construction worker,
  • Caliksta Mara who is a resident of Pinchinat Tent City, and
  • Michelet Divers, a professor of literature.

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