Haiti: 23 October 2010 – Cholera Outbreak

This was posted on 10/23/10 3 Comments

General Information All Hands is closely monitoring the cholera outbreak in Haiti. We are reviewing confirmed updates from international and NGO authorities as we consider what is prudent for the health of our volunteers and our community. For general information visit the World Health Organization’s overview of cholera. Current Data Updated October 23, 2010. Currently, […]

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2010 Annual Report

This was posted on 10/15/10 1 Comment

Each year we take a look back to consider what we’ve accomplished and we’re heading, and we publish our story in in an Annual Report. We welcome you to review this year’s Annual Report and see just how much of a difference we’re making in the world today.

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Thank You Voila

This was posted on 10/13/10 No Comments

All Hands Volunteers would like to give special thanks to Voila for donating phones and service to Project Leogane that let our volunteers work efficiently, let our staff respond quickly, and keep things moving through even the most challenging of situations.

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Haiti: Project Leogane Extension!

This was posted on 10/08/10 2 Comments

Project Leogane has achieved remarkable progress in our first seven months of operation. Due to the incredible scale of the needs and what we feel we are still capable to help with, Project Leogane will now run until 31 December 2011! We’re currently taking inquiries from volunteers interested in volunteering between January 24 through June 16, 2011.

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All Hands volunteer Carleigh Ghent stands in front of the newly reopened Hopital Saint Croix

Haiti: A Hospital Opens in Haiti

This was posted on 09/23/10 1 Comment

For the past two months All Hands volunteers have provided Leogane’s only permanent hospital, Hopital St. Croix, with logistical and administrative support, working towards its reopening and helping to restore crucial medical services.

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Haiti: All Hands Hosts NGO Rubble / BBQ Saturday

This was posted on 09/19/10 No Comments

Sri Lankan MINUSTAH soldiers – in matching tracksuits – teamed up with All Hands to take part in the first-time open invitation to outside NGOs as part of an effort to announce our name change.

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Haiti: Appeal for Skilled Volunteers

This was posted on 09/17/10 4 Comments

All Hands Volunteers is currently engaged in the devastated city of Leogane, Haiti helping in the recovery from the 12 January 2010 earthquake. The need here is great and we are looking for volunteers with task specific skills to assist in our rebuilding projects.

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Haiti: Looking Back on 6 Months

This was posted on 09/12/10 3 Comments

The first six months of Project Leogane have seen an extraordinary string of events. Within a week of January’s deadly earthquake, an All Hands assessment team was on the ground in Haiti, and on February 15th we officially launched Project Leogane. Upon arrival we went to work on projects with immediate impact: demolition, rubble removal, […]

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Iowa: Jasper County Final Report

This was posted on 09/10/10 No Comments

All Hands supported the community of Jasper County, Iowa with their flood cleanup and recovery from August 22 – September 5, 2010. The short two-week project was just what Colfax and Jasper County needed to continue making strides toward long term recovery from the flood.

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Haiti: 8 September 2010 – Safety and Security Advisory for Volunteers

This was posted on 09/08/10 No Comments

As foreign nationals we are very visible in the local and wider community around Haiti. While the majority of Haitians welcome and support the efforts of NGOs, the social, political and economic factors that underscore daily life mean that our operating environment is extremely challenging. It is very strongly advised that you register your trip […]

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