Recent earthquake that struck Haiti only added misery to the list of problems that citizens of this nation face. Many non-profit organizations responded to the newest crisis. Among them, organization led by the CEO of Shawmut serves a unique purpose. They facilitate the process of finding contractors willing to work on rebuilding effort. They primarily focus on buildings that serve health care system, and ensure that the quality of build is high and sustainable. Through their network, they provide necessary advice through qualified volunteer workforce.

Key Takeaways:

  • A non-profit from Massachusetts is helping Haiti rebuild after the recent earthquake.
  • The group works in building health infrastructure, which is vital for Haiti right now.
  • In addition to helping rebuild hospitals and clinics, the group is coordinating delivery of aid and supplies.

“The group was co-founded by Jim Ansara, the former CEO of Boston-based Shawmut Design and Construction, after a 2010 earthquake devastated the island.”

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