Our Handbag Fashion Show at LaGuardia Community College was a huge success!! Big thank you to everyone at Laguardia and all who came out in support. If you couldn't make it, you can learn more on our handbag project page.
HaitiCorps Co-Founder, Brent Gibson was back in Haiti in January, 2012 and in April, 2012. Designer, Ann Heckathorn was also in Haiti in April working on the Handbag Project. See Pics
HaitiCorps Co-Founder, Brent Gibson, and Designer, Ann Heckathron, were in Haiti November, 2011 to launch the Handbag Project. See Pics
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Learn about Haiti
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Haiti is located on the western side of the Caribbean island called Hispaniola. The eastern side of Hispaniola contains the Dominican Republic. Haiti has a total area of 27,750 sq km, slightly smaller than the US state of Maryland. Only 190 sq km of Haiti's total area is covered by water.
Did you know that Haiti was the first black republic? On January 1, 1804, Haiti became the first black nation to proclaim freedom for all people within its borders.
Haiti has two official national languages: French and Kreyol.