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.