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 following video newsletter from our board highlights the ongoing work of our Konbit team in Haiti, despite the ongoing economic and political instability of the region. In addition, it is a COVID contribution appeal to fund basic health supplies critically needed for distribution by our Ajan Sante (community health ... Read More
We are proud of the recognition our board member Shannon Horak was given by United States Air Force Association of Graduates. Shannon was chosen for her service to Haiti in their “Service before Self” May 2020 Spotlight. The article can be found on the Konbit Facebook page www.facebook.com/konbitlasante/ and also ... Read More