Video: Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter Work Project in Haiti

Car Donation Wizard is lucky enough to be able to lend a hang on amazing projects like the Jimmy & Rosalynn Carter Work Project in Haiti, which took place this past November 5-12, 2011 in Léogâne, Hait. Organized with Habitat for Humanity International, four hundred volunteers including Executive Director Marcia Rundle of Habitat’s Cars for Homes and President of Car Donation Wizard, Joseph Hearn, were able to volunteer on this incredible project. This is the 28th year that former President Jimmy Carter and his wife, Rosalynn, have given a week of their time to build homes and raise awareness of the need for affordable housing.

Léogâne — 18 miles from Port au Prince — is considered to be the epicenter of the January 2010 earthquake. Volunteers from all over the world joined the former president and his wife to build one hundred homes in  just five days. The development will provide five hundred homeless Haiti residents with new housing.

Cars for Homes vehicle donation program proudly sponsored the creation of the latrines for this Léogâne site. Each home will have it’s own ventilated latrine with elevated composting toilets and exterior drains, which will collect water for bucket showers. It is hopeful that this will aid in one of Haiti’s biggest problems, which is clean water and sanitation.

View the video on Car Donation Wizard’s YouTube channel.

To find more Jimmy & Rosalynn Carter Work Projects visit HFHI.org.

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