Leaving for Haiti

On Tuesday evening, I will be traveling to Port-au-Prince, Haiti to begin work on a new film, entitled “Angels of Compassion.”

Set in Haiti, this film is about the necessity of compassion. The film will thoroughly document the life of the poor in this most impoverished of nations. The Cite Soleil slum in Port-au-Prince, Haiti is one of the oldest slums in the city. Someone described it as “as close to hell as you can get.” Half the newborn children in the slum will die before they reach the age of five. At night, some kids are forced stay up all night and beat the rats away with sticks; the rat population outnumbers the people by ten to one. In Haiti, corruption and violence abound. The government is out of money. Garbage is pilled up in the streets. There is virtually no electrical power; people without a generator spend the night in the dark. Hunger and starvation are rampant. People live in unimaginable squalor and eat mud pies made from dirt, butter and sugar…and contaminated water.

The film will feature a number of short profiles of people and organizations who are the embodiment of compassion, delivering food and hope to those living with hunger and despair.

The film has an estimated budget of $54,000 and we are earnestly seeking 18 sponsors (individuals, schools or churches) donating $3,000 each to cover the cost of the production. Each sponsor will be recognized and thanked in the film’s end credits.


2 Responses to “Leaving for Haiti”

  1. 1 Mario Bond December 8, 2009 at 12:07 pm

    Please provide me additional information. I would be very interested in Helping.

  2. 2 Mario Bond December 8, 2009 at 12:08 pm

    I have be to the City Of The Sun. People need to know.

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