Build and Bridge was born in 2012 in Greenville, South Carolina. We are a group of professionals from various backgrounds and nationalities. For the most part, the founding members have been very involved with philanthropic work prior to this cooperative, however it was our special interest in the plight of...Read More ››
The efforts of B2 are primarily concentrated in rural Haiti. Our current project is the development of a technical school and business training center in Cotes de Fer. Cotes-de-Fer is a town with an area of approximately 190 Km2 located in the Southeastern part of Haiti, in the arrondissement of Bainet....Read More ››
October 17 is "International Day for the Eradication of Poverty". This date was adopted by the United Nations (UN) at the urging of Father Joseph Wresinski. Father Wresinski (1917-1988) was a world renowned French humanitarian and social activist who was born into poverty. In 1957, he founded ATD (All Together for Dignity) 4th World, a non-profit organization dedicated to the eradication of extreme poverty. Today, ATD 4th World has reached global proportion with presence on 5 continents.
"The Five Pieces of Haiti's Puzzle". In the wake of Haiti's devastating earthquake of January 2010, scores of NGOs, charities and disaster experts flocked to the country in a valiant effort to conquer the chaos. Former United States President Bill Clinton was one of the first famous names to join the surge. Also on the scene have been Wyclef Jean, Sean Penn, Oprah Winfrey and many others.... ← Read the Full Article