LITTLE HISTORY ABOUT HAITIAN ADULTS LIVING IN THE RURAL COMMUNITIES.
The results of fluctuations regarding the needs and the production can either aggravate the poverty or give the opportunity to get out for a better living space. In addition, economic crises and natural disasters can greatly increase poverty. The community with the low incomes, unequal access to productive assets, insufficient knowledge of health and nutrition, and the use of the natural resources, can provoke the considerable degradation of the seniors and adults living in the rural (countryside).
In the countryside, Non-farmers are perhaps the poorest members of the rural population. The number have grown rapidly due to the natural increase of the population. In addition, unlike their counterparts in urban areas, they are often excluded from the all the rights they deserve.
WHAT 70% OF THE HAITIAN ADULTS NEVER HAD
- They never have a basic life insurance
- They never have a basic health insurance
- They never had a Monthly income, Bi-Weekly, or Weekly.
- 50% have no education system to their disposal
- No access to social services and facilities
According to the May 2015 report from World Food Program (WFP), 50% Fifty percent of urban Haitians are unemployed. Two out of three Haitians live on less than US$2 per day. Ninety percent of farmers depend on rain for their harvest. Less than 50 percent of households have access to safe water and only 25 percent benefit from adequate sanitation. “https://www.wfp.org/stories/10-facts-about-hunger-haiti”