Haiti Communicates in Bright Colors

Haiti Communicates in Bright Colors

Back in January, about two weeks after the Haiti earthquake, Jacky, JDC’s VP of the Board of Directors, went on the first JDC Haiti mission to the devastated country and, while there, blogged about the birth of a new project formed in partnership with Haitian NGO, PRODEV. The goal of the project was to provide clean water to displaced Haitians living in tent camps after the earthquake; however, the project’s added cachet proved to be the giant tanks that held the water, as they became canvases for one of Haiti’s renowned graffiti artists, Jerry Rosembert Moise. A story in yesterday’s Miami Herald focused on Jerry and his powerful depictions that communicate the concerns and needs of the Haitian people. Read the full article, “Graffiti depicts frustration, hope” and check out the JDC/PRODEV mention on page two.