To elevate the level of primary healthcare in the community of Limonade, Haiti and the surrounding area.
What is a Konbit?
There is not a word in English that is similar to the Creole word “Konbit.” The closest definition may be “cooperative” or “working together.” Konbit has been explained as an old fashioned barn raising where everyone comes together for one common purpose.
Where We Work
Limonade is an agricultural community of approximately 50,000 people in the Northern Department of Haiti south of Cap Haitien which is the second largest city in Haiti. Konbit Lasante pou Limonad, Inc. (Working Together for Health in Limonade) is a 501(c) 3 organization that was established in Columbus, Indiana in 2006.
The Haiti Health Ministry is working with our communities in the elimination of Lymphatic Filariasis, which has been a problem in the country since 2000.
Lymphatic filariasis is a human disease caused by parasitic worms known as filarial worms. Usually acquired in childhood, it is a leading cause of permanent disability ... Read More
We recently had the joy and privilege of having a long-awaited zoom meeting with the Haitain Konbit team. We met with the goal of discussing program progress and ongoing concerns. At this meeting, we asked the Haiti team how to address their most pressing need. They all agreed on a ... Read More
We are excited to announce to all of our donors (past, present, and future) that we have a new donation method available amongst our already existing ones! You can now find us on Venmo at @KonbitLasante. To donate, download or open the Venmo app and simply type in our username ... Read More