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Haiti Projects

By the end of 2012, Solar Under the Sun installed 30 solar power systems and counting in Haiti. Of those, 28 systems are used to power clean water systems provided by joint teams from Living Waters For The World

Teams continue to train at solar school and install systems with our Haitian Partners. Thanks to the Presbyterian Women's Birthday Offering, Solar Under The Sun was able to offer matching grants to teams partnering with Haitian communities. 

If you would like to donate via credit card to the future solar power systems in Haiti, please click here and specify "Haiti Solar Projects" in the comments box. 

For more information on systems in Haiti, please contact our SUTS Director Chris McRae

Arcahaie   Our first solar install which is a 4 panel LWW system with deep well submersible. Pé Irnel is the OP of this site.
Bainet   This was an existing LWW system in Bainet, Haiti that had been dormant for years. It was upgraded to a Solar powered water system. The team also added some power to school rooms.
Balan   School
Baptiste Church of Charpentier  
Blanket Baptist Church   A four panel system with deep well submersible 140' deep. Herndon United Methodist church in VA is the IP on this project. A solar powered ozone water treatment system (LWW/SUTS) was successfully installed at Blanket Baptist Church by the HUMC team in January 2011. The Church, School and community were routinely utilizing the system until early February 2012 when the system was vandalized and the solar panels were stolen. Pastor Evens, the OP and one of the system operators immediately contacted the IP to ask for direction and/or assistance in returning the system to working condition. Inquiries were made as to how to make the system less prone to vandalism with valid responses. After prayer and consideration the HUMC team decided to make the system whole as soon as possible. HUMC is committed to the Blanket system operator salary for an additional 3 years and had that funding available to immediately use for the replacement solar panels with the guarantee to refund the account with additional fund raising and grant procurements. HUMC was fortunate to know about a SUTS training team that was traveling to the Blanket area in March 2012, therefore eliminating the need for additional travel expenses for installation and system set up. This team was willing to use the Blanket install as a teaching tool, and perform/oversee the labor of readying the system to full working conditions. The re-install was a success and Blanket has been producing clean drinking water for the church, school, and community with regular system reports back to the IP. In addition to utilizing the SUTS system for the LWW system, the operators utilize the extra power generated to enhance their church services, and supply the community with power to charge their cell phones.
Cambry   Cambry was the original village adopted by the Global Orphan Project in collaboration with El Shaddai Ministries, inc. - the global mission "wing" of the Presbyterian Church of America. There are over 400 children living there. The need for clean water in Cambry was tremendous. Les Cayes, the primary city in their area, has water commercially available, but the distance makes it prohibitive and expensive to buy and transport water to the village, making it impossible for residents in the surrounding area to acquire.
Camp Perrin  
Cap Haitien   Pere Noe site
Cap Haitien  
Cap Haitien  
Casa Major  
Cazale  
Chavaneau  
Cherette   The Global Orphan Project solar/ water system
Cherident   LWW solar location at a Haiti Education Foundation school. This location will serve 620 students and around 2,000 area residents. It is a two 185 watt panel system.
Cherident Guest Quarters   This is SUTS's first all solar installation. It provides power to a 3,000 sq. foot building that is a quest quarters and rectory for the parish priest. It is a four 185 watt panel system with a 1,200 watt inverter.
CoreLuv Orphanage   Installation of the largest Solar Under the Sun system to date at an orphanage that provides power for a Living Waters system, electricity for half the orphanage, and refrigeration for the kitchen.
Croix des Bouquet  
Croix Des Bouquets  
Darbonne   An Episcopal church/ school compound that has a two panel LWW system. This was our first solar upgrade. It is run by Pere Saint Louis.
Dumay  
Fond-Parisiens  
Fond-Pierre  
Gonaives  
Gonaives   Santillus Global Orphan Project. Solar's 19 project in Haiti install by a group from Presbytery of the Pines....... Danny and Karen Logan trip leaders.
Gros-morne   Episcopalian School
Gros-Morne  
Institute Racine   SUTS's second install in a neighborhood of Port-au-Prince. This is a 2 panel system that runs a LWW system.
La Hatte   The Global Orphan Project near Les Cayes- Solar/ Water project
Larevoir  
Lavaud HOLD Orphanage and School  
LBST Orphan Project   Little Brothers of St. Therese and Bob McCoy's orphanage.
Leogane  
Leogane  
Leogane   http://holyspirithaitimission.org/trip_reports/hshm_tripreport_jan2013.pdf
Les Cayes  
Les Cayes  
Les Cayes Project   The Global Orphan Project (Operating Partner) in Les Cayes is our 11th solar/ water system. First Presbyterian Church of Hutchinson, KS is the covenant partner.
Limbé   Christ Church Presbyterian's in Houston project in Limbé. This is a four panel system that pumps from a deep well submersible.
Limbé  
Mare Plate, Port De Paix  
Meribalais   St. Pierre Episcopal Church and Pere Jean Jeannot Joseph is the priest in charge. FPC of Richmond, VA is the IP at this site.
Meribalais   Herndon UMC solar/ water install- January '12
Montrouis  
Musac, Lavale de Jacmel  
Myer  
Orphanage Project Pasti Charlier   Jean Claude's Charlier's orphanage at Léogané. 100 children with a 2 panel LWW system.
Philadelphia  
Port au Paix   Jack Morrison site
Port au Paix   Jack Morrison sites
Port-au-Prince  
Port-De-Paix  
Rudy Joseph's place   A four panel system that pumps 800 gallons of raw water a day and processes 600 gallons of filtered water per day.
Single Family Home system- Myer   Ancy's mother's home in Myer. This is a 12 volt 65 watt panel system with four DC lights. It has a 200 watt inverter attached to the power supply.
Solar for LWW water System at Cavaillon Orphange   3 panel 230 watt system to support submersible pump and ozone LWW system
St. Matthieu   SUTS's second solar upgrade. This is a Episcopal church/ school compound run by Pé Phanord.
The Global Orphan Project   An orphanage just outside of Croix des Bouquet. This is a two panel system running a LWW system.
The Global orphan Project   Presbytery of the Pines
The Global Orphan Project   Presbytery of Southern Kansas
Thomassique  
Torbec   Pere Alphonse site
Trouin   This solar water treatment plant is located at a Haiti Education Foundation school in Trouin. It is a two panel 185 watt solar system. The school, and surrounding area is populated by 5 to 7 thousand people.
Trouin  

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