Sex in the taihity

These young men decide who will, and who will not, get “cash.” Allegedly, the foreman draws up a list of potential workers, and then asks each one for 500 gourdes (US.50) each on the side. “The foremen have the habit of buying the consciences of the women, and demanding that they have sex with them in order to get a job,” one woman told Ayiti Kale Je investigators, who said, “Even though it wasn’t possible to confirm the denunciations of beneficiaries and residents about the sexual exploitation, on many occasions journalists noted that certain foremen hassled women at the work sites.” To be absolutely clear, investigators could not “prove” the anecdotal allegations.

However, the audit did not note how much CHF was paid for administration, supervisor salaries, vehicles, office space, local and foreign employees, and overhead.

Forbes’ list of the top 200 US charities names “top person” Michael Doyle and “top pay” of $653,920 in CHF.

In Ravine Pintade, Ayiti Kale Je asks who is actually receiving “cash for work,” or in some cases “sex for work?

” According to the investigation, 30% of the Cash For Work beneficiaries said they had to pay a kickback for their jobs, 10% of women beneficiaries said “their friends” had to give sexual favors to get a position, and residents said “the program has caused strife, between inhabitants and foremen During the multiple visits to work sites, journalists noted that the majority of workers did not appear to be typical “vulnerable” residents (older, etc.).

The program is controversial at best, as shown in this overview video produced by Ayiti Kale Je in 2010.

In our own visits to Port-au-Prince in January 2011, workers used five-gallon pails to attack mountains of rubble, while bulldozers stood idly nearby.In particular the more insecure women or adolescent girls are, the more inclined they are to engage in extreme coping mechanisms, including transactional sex.CHF representatives declined to answer questions about the cost of their Cash For Wok (CFW) program.In February 2011, United Nations Development program (UNDP) conducted interviews with 16 organizations in Haiti (WFP, Oxfam, Save the Children, ALL Hands, Fosac, Mercy Corps, Christian Aid, Catholic Relief Services, American Red Cross, British Red Cross, Lutheran World Foundation, Fonkoze, Unibank, Voila, Digicel, and ACTED).The interviews were part of a fact-finding mission for the “UNDP Lessons Learned in Cash Programming in Haiti.” Save the Children reported instances of sexual favors being traded for spots on the work lists.CHF International (DFD-G-3-00) received ,644,058, of which ,247,615 was dispersed at the time of the audit.

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