Dr. Farmer was one of the inspirations for the creation of the Lamp in 2006.  A person that viewed the poor as truly equal to himself, worthy of the same care and consideration.

  • The stories and novels of Edwidge Danticat.  For example, her 2014 collection of short stories, Claire of the Sea Light
  • UNICEF – Haiti  The UNICEF page on Haiti.  UNICEF focuses on child welfare.
  • The CIA World Factbook – Haiti
    Map and brief descriptions of the geography, people, government, economy, communications, transportation, military and transnational issues.  No political views implied!

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