Omaj pou Ayiti

12 Health Centers in Haiti To Be Powered By Solar Energy

12 health centers, of the region southwest of Haiti, are now powered by solar energy thanks to the initiative of the Government of Haiti, the financing of the Interamerican Development Bank (IDB) through the Global Environment Fund (GEF) and “Solar Electric Light Fund” (SELF) which is responsible for project implementation, as part of the South Coast Initiative (CSI).

Thanks to the logistical support of the Minustah and the United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS) CSI has been able to transported by helicopter solar panels and technical staff to install 18 solar panels to provide electricity to the health center of Ile à Vache [estimated population: 15,000 inhabitants], thus completing the series of 12 beneficiary health centers, agreed with the Haitian state [Côte de Fer, Chantal, Saint Jean du Sud, Roche à Bateau, Damassin, Coteau, Port à Piment, Randel, Charbonnière, Les Anglais et Tiburon]. The Health Center of the Ile à Vache is the 12th and last of this list, to advantage of this initiative.

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