[hackerspaces] Tool Collective in Tacloban needs help

Jens a.madman at gmail.com
Mon Jan 6 17:27:10 CET 2014

Thanks for sharing.  I will be making my second visit to Haiti in February
to do humanitarian work and it is great to be aware of others there doing
the same.


On Fri, Jan 3, 2014 at 5:16 PM, Jerry Isdale <isdale at gmail.com> wrote:

> Communitere.org is a volunteer non-profit activity to create a new model
> for disaster relief and rebuilding.  As a Hacker, their approach of
> providing tools and training to locals touches close.  They have been
> active in Haiti for several years and are now working to build a Tool
> Collective and Training center in Tacloban Philippines.  A hackerspace in
> Ft Lauderdale FL USA (http://makerssquare.com/) has collected a couple
> palettes of tools to send, but now needs to find a way to ship them.
>  Please donate, volunteer, spread the word.  These are people helping
> people help themselves - not part of the Global Disaster Business.
> http://www.haiti.communitere.org/
> (a friend of mine, Nita, left Maui a few weeks ago to work in Tacloban
> with this group. She keeps us updated with posts on Fbook)
> --
> Jerry Isdale
> Founder Maui Makers http://mauiMakers.com
> USA Director Space Gambit http://spaceGambit.org
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