Blog – Three Part Series
A New Path in a Country Too Rich to Be Poor
The average Haitian makes $790 per year, just 1.6% the average income of an American, who lives just a 2-hour flight away. According to the World Bank, life expectancy in Haiti is 62 years, nearly 16 years less than a typical U.S. resident. The United Nations ranks Haiti 158th in the Human Development Index.
These stats make my thoughts percolate a little deeper: Though I have been to a few developing countries, this one is different. More extreme. I was born into a world of abundance. Ironically, though the numbers don’t show it, Haiti also has abundant...