Haiti: Beyond the Rubble exhibition – 38

Tearfund has been building transitional schools in the mountains surrounding the city of Léogâne since the earthquake. These structures are quake- and hurricane-resistant and are doubling up as church buildings for many communities.

In Sous-Carrefour, 45 minutes north of the city up a rough dirt track, it is standing room only at 8am on a Sunday morning as Pastor Elianne Joseph addresses his jubilant community.

‘After the earthquake, we didn’t have a centre for our community and nowhere to meet. Tents and tarpaulins are too hot. This [building] has changed the community.’

Eglise Christian Des Elus, Sous Carrefour, Leogane, January 2011.

The Tearfund photographic exhibition ‘Haiti: Beyond the Rubble’ runs at Central Hall Westminster from 1-30 June 2011.  For further details, please contact me.

Photo: Richard Hanson/Tearfund

Richard Hanson :: photographer  :: Sheffield