here is another visual morsel to tickle you today. it was made by partners in health (‘zanmi lasante’ in kreyol), an organization started in haiti in 1985 to provide access to healthcare to poor, rural haitians. it has since expanded to several other countries worldwide. here in haiti, it has also expanded to include agricultural program, called ‘zanmi agrikol’. this program excites me greatly. and although i am not in accord with their use of chemical sprays, this program helps empower haitians through education, seed-sharing, and community-building. after spending months witnessing (and decades reading about) aid organizations perpetuating a culture of dependency (haiti has become known as the ‘republic of ngos’), zanmi agrikol is an inspiration for those of us who hope to see haiti become a thriving, independent nation.