Jacqueline Plaisir, Deputy Director General of ATD Fourth World, was a member of the team in Haiti at the moment of the earthquake. Here she writes reflecting on the past sufferings and future hopes of the Haitian people for rebuilding a new society. Five years later, what happened to those hopes?
About us After feverish preparations right up to the morning of the event, the Open House at the Working and Learning Together (MMM) project in Madagascar welcomed over 100 visitors, including former artisans and their families, representatives of NGOs and government institutions, and residents of the neighborhood where the MMM cooperative is based.
Memory and Knowledge February 12 marks the anniversary of the birth of the founder of ATD Fourth World, Joseph Wresinski. February 14 marks the anniversary of his passing. The article below is an excerpt from Wresinski’s book, "Voices for Tomorrow."
Research and Studies Sixty-eight participants from twenty different countries in Africa, Asia, the Americas, the Indian Ocean, and Europe, met on November 12-15, 2014, to share their cultures, experiences and knowledge in order to challenge ATD Fourth World’s governance and the way our democracies work.