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Vitamin Angels Founder and President Howard Schiffer, along with our resident photographer Matt Dayka, last traveled to Haiti in October 2009, merely three months before the historic 2010 earthquake. The team returned in November, along with Vitamin Angels Web Marketing Manager Sarah Gasca, to revisit some of the children they met in 2009, and to meet more children and women benefiting from the vitamin A, children’s multivitamins and women’s prenatal vitamins distributed through Vitamin Angels’ Operation 20/20 and Thrive to Five programs.
Haiti is the poorest country in the western hemisphere, and has the hemisphere’s highest under-5 mortality rate, at 72 deaths per 1,000 live births. The World Health Organization (WHO) reported in 2010 that of Haitian children under age 5:
Read Howard's Notes from the Field
Our friends Pharmachem for joining us in Haiti! The Vitamin Angels team is excited to have you along for the adventure!
To the companies below who donated product to make our work in Haiti possible, and to all of our financial contributors who support projects like this one all around the world.