global south

A newfound perspective of Costa Rica

By LILY ELBAUM – 7 years ago

I spent some time in Costa Rica over spring break, and I realized a couple things. Firstly, how horribly, awfully, terribly cold it has been this winter. Second, that pretty…

VHP teach-in challenges idea of ‘developing’ nations

By ANNA IOVINE – 8 years ago

On Friday, April 19, the Vassar Haiti Project (VHP) and Amnesty International held a teach-in entitled “Making International Development Work?”. The event, attended by about forty people in the Rose…

Lessons for life from a single day in Haiti

By ANNIE MASSA – 8 years ago

I shone a flashlight into Peter’s mosquito tent to wake him up. It was nearly 6 a.m.; we needed to place an early phone call to finalize the details of…

VHP’s annual Haitian art sale supports redevelopment

By CHARLACIA DENT – 8 years ago

While at the same time furthering its humanitarian efforts, the Vassar Haiti Project is celebrating Haitian Art through an exhibition and auction, which will kickstart in two weeks, running from…