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Affordable Construction

  • ​Building schools, houses, health clinics, public restrooms and more with PET Bottle building methods to reduce cost, recycle plastic, and offer a fireproof, earthquake-proof, waterproof, bulletproof structure that is safe for all it provides shelter for.

  • Replacing conventional baked bricks with those made from discarded PET bottles filled with waste mud/sand

  • Replacing the steel conventionally used to reinforce concrete slabs with Nylon-6 fish net or cord

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goals

Education

  • AKOUNOUKA ED, partnering with schools to provide resources and training to assist children in their learning journey

  • TIMOUN AKOUNOUKA, which is a kids' club that focuses on hands-on STEAM activities to encourage the youth to explore possibilities

  • AKOUNOUKA PWOGRAM NASYONAL ALFABETIZASYON (APNA), Literacy Program to help all Haitians read and write Haitian Creole through a 4 week learning curriculum developed by AKOUNOUKA

  • Conversational English classes using a curriculum developed by AKOUNOUKA 

Healthcare

  • CPR Training

  • Natural treatment education for common illnesses

  • Midwifery assistance and birthing classes

  • Women's Health Project - educating women on natural family planning methods

  • Community healthcare education meetings to provide preventative health knowledge

Nutrition

  • Agricultural partnerships and subsidies for local farmers

  • Community planting of fruit-bearing trees

  • Meal provisions for all hands assisting in projects within the community

Environment

  • Waste management and recycling

  • Organic farming and composting

  • Green power

  • Bio gas

  • Awareness programs

Empowerment

  • Vocational training centers enable adults to earn an income or start a business to provide for their families

  • Skills training in prisons

Development

  • Mini Hydropower plants

  • Solar Mountain Project

  • Community Road Improvements

  • Recharging ground water through rain water harvesting

  • Water purification and recycling

  • Mosquito eradication

  • Upliftment of prisoners' families and disadvantaged families