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 larged city in Haiti. Konbit Lasante pou Limonad, Inc. (Working Together for Health in Limonade) is a 501(c) 3 organization established in Columbus, Indiana in 2006.
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
Two rural clinic events are supported by our organization each year-in February and in September. Each clinic customizes it's medical focus, based on the current needs of the community at that time. Patients are identified and pre-registered by community field workers (called ajan sante) in advance ... Read More