Haiti’s Orphan Crisis

Facts on Haiti………. Haiti has the highest percentage of orphans of any country in the Western Hemisphere (430,000 before the 2010 earthquake). 1 in 7 children die before the age of 5. 1 in 5 are born with a disability. 25-40% of children under 5 suffer from malnutrition. …

Life expectancy is 50 for men and 53 for women. 80% live under the poverty line. Average annual income is $480. Only 53% can read and write.

2 thoughts on “Haiti’s Orphan Crisis

  1. Just found your blog. We are adopting as well from Haiti. Loved reading about your journey! May God bless you the whole way through this journey.

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