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HAITI: EARTHQUAKE RECOVERY PROJECT—School Rebuilding Project in Jacmel

The massive earthquake on January 12, 2010 brought unprecedented devastation to the island nation of Haiti. While the world’s attention focused on the extensive damage done in Port-au-Prince, a catastrophe of equal magnitude unfolded on Haiti’s southern coast in the city of Jacmel. As many as 70% of Jacmel’s homes were damaged or destroyed. Operation more »

SRI LANKA: Post-Conflict Projects, 2012

In the aftermath of both the 2004 Tsunami and decades of civil war, Operation USA is addressing the humanitarian crisis that continues in Sri Lanka.

HAITI: EARTHQUAKE RECOVERY PROJECT—L’Athletique d’Haiti

Operation USA is currently partnering with local Haitian NGO L’Athletique d’Haiti to construct a cafeteria to meet the increased demand created by recent disasters.

HAITI NEWS: L’Athletique D’Haiti Girls Team Wins at Homeless World Cup

Operation USA is proud to share this good news from our friends and long-time partner in Port-au-Prince, L’Athletique D’Haiti. From Boby Duval, LADH: “A group of young women organized by L’Athletique D’Haiti beat overwhelming odds to win the Women’s Plate in Paris.  First, the team almost did not make it to the tournament for which more »

NEWS RELEASE: Boeing, RwandAir and Operation USA Partner to Deliver Books to Kigali, Rwanda

BOEING DELIVERS RWANDAIR’S FIRST 737 BOEING SKY INTERIOR RwandAir becomes first African carrier to own and operate 737 with Boeing Sky Interior Boeing, RwandAir and Operation USA partner to deliver 1,500 school books SEATTLE, Aug. 25, 2011– Boeing today delivered a Next-Generation 737 with the new Boeing Sky Interior to RwandAir, making it the first more »

NEWS RELEASE: Operation USA and Honeywell Inaugurate School Campus in Jacmel, Haiti

For Immediate Release OPERATION USA AND HONEYWELL INAUGURATE THE LARGEST SCHOOL IN SOUTHEAST REGION OF HAITI Nine-Building, 40,000 sq. ft. Complex, Serving More Than 400 Local Children, Rises Just Seven Months After Groundbreaking Following Devastating January 2010 Earthquake JACMEL, HAITI (March 11, 2011) — Honeywell (NYSE: HON) Chairman and CEO Dave Cote and Honeywell Hometown more »

NEWS RELEASE: Haiti–One Year Later: OpUSA Continues Commitment to Recovery and Education

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE HAITI—ONE YEAR LATER: OPERATION USA CONTINUES COMMITMENT TO RECOVERY AND EDUCATION LOS ANGELES, CA (January 6, 2011)— As the one year anniversary of the devastating earthquake that hit Haiti approaches, Los Angeles-based International relief agency Operation USA reaffirms its dedication to recovery in Haiti, and specifically the City of Jacmel. Construction continues more »

CHENGDU, CHINA EARTHQUAKE RECOVERY PROJECT: Honeywell Baohe Village Primary School

CHENGDU, CHINA EARTHQUAKE RECOVERY PROJECT:

September 2010. Operation USA opens second school in China: Honeywell BaoHe Village Primary School.

NEW ORLEANS: The Awesome Girls Mentoring Program

The Awesome Girls Program offers afterschool programming for girls, providing safety, shelter and nurturing in post-Katrina New Orleans.

RWANDA LIBRARY PROJECT

In 1994, Rwanda experienced a genocide in which approximately one million Rwandans were killed. Through the establishment of the Kigali Public Library–Rwanda’s first public library–it is the hope that the tools used for destruction will be replaced with tools of knowledge. The library–a sanctuary for knowledge and a forum for the free exchange of ideas more »

SANTA ROSA, NICARAGUA–An Overview

In the 10 years since Hurricane Mitch devastated the region, Operation USA has made a long-term commitment to the village of Santa Rosa, Nicaragua.

CHENGDU, CHINA EARTHQUAKE RECOVERY PROJECT: Honeywell Three Villages United Primary School

Operation USA responds to May, 2008 earthquake in Sichuan province, China with the construction of a school, built in conjunction with Honeywell Hometown Solutions.

SRI LANKA: Learning Center for Girls

Operation USA is supporting the construction of The Visions Learning Center, which will be built adjacent to the Kalagam Girls School in Colombo.

VIETNAM & CAMBODIA: Community Development and Microcredit Program

Dedicated to working with poor in rural areas, Mekong Plus’ programs include livelihood training, microcredit, education and health care.

CAMBODIA: Cyclo Center Project

Cyclo drivers are some of the most vulnerable people in Phnom Penh, often living/sleeping on the streets while supporting their families in the provinces. The Cyclo Center provides a variety of services to these individuals at risk.

Hurricanes Gustav & Ike: Disaster Response in Cuba and Haiti

In September 2008, Hurricane Ike slammed into the Caribbean hitting Haiti and Cuba, causing serious flooding, wind damage and crop devastation.

ZAMBIA: Health Services for Congolese Refugees

Working in the Kala Refugee Camp in Zambia, this program educates Congolese refugees about disease prevention, women’s and children’s health, human anatomy and healthy living.