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Monday, Koldo Echebarria, Representative of the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) confirmed that the IDB would add an additional $ 12 million for the work done under the Caravan of Change after the previous 10 million allocated to the Caravan https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-21510-haiti-news-zapping.html will be fully disbursed, which should be the case by the end of this year.
Distribution of 3,000 hot dishes
Saturday at Carrefour Levy in the city of Camp-Perrin the Fund for Economic and Social Assistance (FAES) distributed more than 3,000 hot dishes and 1,500 solidarity baskets as part of social activities.
Health : 300 letters of appointment delivered
Earlier this month, the West Health Directorate (DSO) issued 300 letters of appointment to health workers in the West Department. In the circular, the DSO made it clear that these agents had been working since 2014 without a letter of appointment.
La Rochelle alongside Port-au-Prince
The Mayor of Port-au-Prince in conjunction with that of La Rochelle supports the Foundation Let's help our young people (Fondation Aidons Nos jeunes) who works for a professional apprenticeship for the older students on public schools in the Municipality of Port-au-Prince "I am proud of the fruitful collaboration between the Mayor of Port-au-Prince and e Urban Community of La Rochelle (France) that allows young people to have access to quality education in our community," said Mayor Ralph Youri Chevry.
Canada funds the Border Resource Centers
On November 23 and 29, the Embassy of Canada participated in the inauguration of the Border Resource Center (CRF) https://www.icihaiti.com/en/news-22880-icihaiti-dr-inauguration-of-the-3rd-border-resource-center.html https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-22801-haiti-rd-229-885-haitian-volunteers-or-deportees-back-in-haiti-since-2015.html implemented by IOM with funding from the Government of Canada to the tune of $5.9 million over two years. This project will provide better identification, guidance and assistance to the most vulnerable, including women, girls and unaccompanied children. To date, 295 protection actors have been trained on human rights, 1,927 people are being documented and 439 vulnerable migrants are being supported through income-generating activities. The next inauguration will take place in January 2018 in Ouanaminthe.
Economy in figures
Inflation: 15.4% (September 2017); Exchange rate (monthly average for September 2017): 62.76 Gourdes for 1 USD; Private transfers: 1.82 Billion USD (October 2016-August 2017); Trade deficit: USD 2.098 billion (October 2016-July 2017); Budget deficit: 1.9 billion gourdes (4th quarter of 2017); Portfolio of net loans of commercial banks: 82.9 billion Gourdes (July 2017). The figure of the month: 63.82%: The percentage of deposits in dollars compared to total deposits in the Haitian banking system (source: BRH)