Recently, Lenape Solar has taken on an extensive humanitarian project in Haiti. After our Vice-President, Justin Charles, was asked to visit Haiti to asses this project, we felt we had no choice but to attack it head on.
We are donating our time, effort, energy, and resources to install a system that will provide all of the electricity for a new 24-hour hospital and the adjacent support compound on the island of La Gonave of the east coast of the main land of Haiti. The existing small hospital in the town of Anse-a-Galets was constructed in the 1950’s to serve a population of 10,000 and now serves over 120,000 and is the only medical facility on the island. The existing hospital is undersized, physically damaged from the earthquake, and the existing electrical systems cannot support the new facility.
Lenape has committed to designing, procuring the materials, fundraising, and returning to La Gonave with a 20-person installation team in August of 2013 to bring this system online at no expense to the organization who manages the facility. At the time we are starting this campaign, we have already reached almost $233,000 in funding for this project, but we still have a long way to go to cover the $550,000 in total costs.
The system will have:
Lenape Solar would like to thank our generous partners in this project:
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