A young Haitian earthquake survivor uses art to cope with disaster
NEW YORK, USA, 22 January 2010 – Until their home was destroyed in last week’s earthquake, Bruno Rene, 18, lived with his mother in the southern Haitian port city of Jacmel. Since then, Bruno, an aspiring artist, has been working on art projects to cope with the impact of the disaster.
Bruno spoke with UNICEF Radio by phone from Jacmel, describing his experience during the earthquake and in its aftermath.
Zanmi Lakay is a non-profit organization dedicated to improving the quality of life for current and former street children in Haiti by providing educational and economic opportunities and resources to help these children while they are on the streets…
JOUK LI JOU
A summer Photo Camp for children in Haiti – gives youth a voice to represent their country to the world. Jouk Li Jou is a Haitian saying that roughly translates to: we’ll never stop until the day is over, working hard to see a better life…
Ti Maché means little market in Kréyol, and is the name used for our sales of Haitian art. We purchase a wide variety of art directly from artists throughout the country, and sell it at our own and other events to support artisan families.
Art Creation Foundation for Children is a non-profit arts organization created for education and personal growth of children in need in Jacmel