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One Year After the Quake: Rebuilding Haiti

by Terry Ward. Posted Jan 12th 2011 11:02 AM

One Year After the Quake: Rebuilding Haiti

Alistair Bremnath

A year after the earthquake in Haiti, vast destruction largely remains, particularly in Port au Prince and the areas closest to the epicenter. But amidst the piles of rubble, pancaked homes and shaken lives, Haitians and international volunteers are working together to slowly rebuild communities. One Boston-based non-profit organization, All Hands Volunteers, was asked by the mayor of Leogane -- the city closest to the quake's epicenter -- to design and build a commemorative space around the mass grave just outside the cemetery gates where thousands of quake victims are buried.
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