Clinton Bush Haiti Fund Commits Support to Inveneo
WASHINGTON, DC – The Clinton Bush Haiti Fund has announced its final grants to organizations promoting economic opportunity in Haiti, including support for Inveneo.
The Fund will support Inveneo as we complete the Haiti Connected Cities project, which is bringing broadband connectivity to underserved regions throughout Haiti. In December 2010, the Fund made their first grant to Inveneo to launch the project. With this final grant we’ll be able to deploy the network in a sixth and final region, increasing broadband wireless access for businesses, schools, and individuals in the municipality of Jéremié. It will also help as we transition the network to Haitian ownership.
By dedicating $54.4 million raised after the January 2010 earthquake to support more than 50 organizations, the Fund has helped Haitians create a better future through smart, sustainable economic development. While much work remains to be done in Haiti, the Fund has now met its main objectives—to serve as a bridge from post-disaster relief to longer-term reconstruction.