Jun 16 2009

Haitian proverbs

A high illiteracy rate in Haiti has contributed to a strong oral tradition. Elders pass their knowledge and wisdom to younger generations in the form of clever and poetic proverbs, as contained in this slideshow.


You can also watch Haitian proverbs on our Vimeo channel.

Watch a report about Haiti in Notes from the field.

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  1. I was interested in the progress made in Haiti. I was hoping to catch a glimpse of the little gal I sponsor in Ferrier.
    I’m glad the people have hope.

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