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Nonprofit Overview

Causes: Energy Resources Conservation & Development, Environment, International, International Development

Mission: Through collaboration, we help stimulate entrepreneurship and commerce-related activities and encourage investment for sustainable development. Focusing on the Dominican Republic, Haiti and Madagascar, our vision is to make a difference for human betterment.

Results: PPAF is a networking organization to stimulate collaboration among many partners. We have held 8 seminars or workshops, including in Haiti and the Dominican Republic. Plans have been made to start ethanol production in Haiti; 1,300 stoves are in-country. Through a partnership with the Madagascar Mission to the UN, local Rotary Clubs, the Starkey Foundation and the government, 3,200 young people have been fitted with hearing aids.

Target demographics: Ultimate target is to help people out of poverty in our focus countries.

Direct beneficiaries per year: As a networking organization we enabled thousands of people annually to benefit from delivery of goods and services through partners. - Hurricane relief in Dominican Republic; medical supplies and equipment in Madagascar; hearing aids in Madagascar.Dozens annually have participated in our seminars, with over 100 in our workshop in Jacmel, Haiti, after the earthquake. 3,200 people have received hearing aids through our bringing together local and international organizations.

Geographic areas served: Haiti, Dominican Republic, Madagascar.

Programs: Ethanol Cookstove and Fuel Initiative for Haiti; Annual Partners Against Poverty seminars at the United Nations

Community Stories

2 Stories from Volunteers, Donors & Supporters

General Member of the Public

Rating: 5

PPAF is an excellent organization dedicated to deliver real results and impact by revitalizing the enviroment in Haiti from dry to green and by making a difference in women' lives. Their operation in Jacmel will set a great example for other regions in Haiti to understand the cost benefit and value added from using ethanol cookstove as opposed to burning charcoal.


General Member of the Public

Rating: 5

The PPAF unlike lots of other groups i have seen, actually delivers a useful and important service to people who need it most. PPAF helps provide ethanol stoves (among other things) to groups in the most impoverished parts of the world -- Haiti, Africa, etc. Preventing women and girls from COPD, being attacked in bush looking for oher fuel sources, etc. I have been amazed at the dedication and sincerity of the group and its members and volunteers.