Aunque es cierto que muchas veces una imagen vale más que mil palabras, las palabras son muy necesarias para explicar la realidad que se oculta tras una impactante fotografía. Tras su paso por Colombia, Haití, Líbano, Nicaragua y Palestina el equipo de voluntarios que han participado...

According to the FAO, “ensuring women’s access to and control over agricultural assets and productive resources is important for achieving food security and sustainable livelihoods”. In the line of the principle 20 of the Rio Declaration on Environment and Development, adopted in 1992, the position...

Getting here in Haiti was like starting a new chapter of our lives. We spent the first few weeks looking for silly similarities, making comparisons with past experiences in the attempt to understand the context, the country, and its people. It took so long to write this...

When you are invited at someone‘s home for a dinner, you are supposed to know him. At least you should know someone else (even if not so well) in his circle, able to introduce you to him, giving also some information about person’s life, people invited,...

The first perception once arrived in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, has been a great hot and humid heat wave that wrapped me completely. Hot and humid heat wave in a truly and deeply literal sense. After picking up our bagagges at the airport Toussaint Louverture (one of the...

"How many meals have you eaten in the course of the last week? And how many of them included bread or cereals, how many fruits or vegetables?" These or similar questions may be used to get an impression about food security, a concept that was defined...

A very common and everyday situation: The trash can is full. Usually not a big deal, when there’s always a container somewhere to dump your waste. But what if there isn't? Coming to Haiti, I accustomed myself rather fast with the daily life and the new surroundings....

30 January 2013 Languages, by Mayte Vizcaino Simon and Djilali arrived two weeks ago, they are the two people who together with me, form the  Aid Volunteers team  in Haiti. Although the staff of International Solidarity is alive, I stop at the current situation to talk about a...