Human Development Index The Human Development Index rates countries based on ◦Access to clean water ◦Shelter ◦Food ◦Education, and medicine. Haiti is ranked 168 out 187.
Life Expectancy Life expectancy. ◦Men: 61 ◦Females: 64 ◦Lower than the world average.
Gender Inequality Index Measures equality between genders Lower ranking equals higher inequality Haiti’s ranking: ◦132 of 148 countries
Deforestation Haiti has very few trees At one point no trees Deforestation caused by poverty Trees cut for shelter and money Replanting can give jobs and hope
Summary Toussaint was a slave in 1794 He freed the slaves He died in 1803 Haiti still has many problems Illiteracy, Poverty, and Gender Inequality Environmental damage is extensive
Bibliography “Haiti.” CultureGrams Kids Edition. ProQuest, 2014. Web. 19 May 2014. “The Independence Movement.” Packet 16, 2014. Print. 19 May 2014.
Problems facing Modern Haiti ways to help Haiti https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/jack cnewell/how-to-build-a-school-in-haiti https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/jack cnewell/how-to-build-a-school-in-haiti