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Video: Ian Rosenberger at TEDx GrandviewAve

Our founder Ian Rosenberger spoke at this year’s TEDx GrandviewAve in Pittsburgh, PA. Watch his talk, “Why Poverty Has Nothing to do with Money,” to learn the story behind Team Tassy and what we’re doing to help families in Haiti one job at a time. He had the crowd laughing, learning, and hugging. Watch below: Inspired to get involved? Join our Great American Water
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The 121 Campaign – Change a Haitian’s Life and Change Yours

In its humble beginnings, Team Tassy was just trying to figure out how to get a Haitian young man to the U.S. for a life-saving surgery. Today, Team Tassy is serving about 60 people. A sampling of family statistics will come up with two multi-generation families, six female-headed households, five dads, and nineteen family members ready for jobs. We’ll spend this quarter learning about
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‘Going Deep’ in 2013

In 2012, we spent a great deal of time listening to our families, testing out new strategies, refining our model and then repeating the process until we got it right. Even now, we continue to listen, test, and refine and will repeat this process until we get it right for every family we work with. We have learned that only through engaging our families,
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Piti piti, zwazo fe nich li…

Piti, piti, zwazo fe nich li Three years ago today, Port-au-Prince fell down. Much has been said about Haiti since the earthquake, not least among the many voices (both educated veterans of Haitian redevelopment and disaster tourist bloggers alike) that the idealism rampant amongst the international aid community post-earthquake has been overshadowed by the failure of its members to get anything done. The indefatigable Deborah
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We’re half way there.

We want to share an exciting update. We’re more than half way to reaching our goal of 50 recurring donors for this month’s campaign. What makes us even more excited is that our furry friend (pictured above) has joined us and became a monthly donor last week. Help us get to 50 by the end of this month. It will mean good, dignified jobs.
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A Team Tassy Invitation

Dear Friends of Team Tassy, Viv and I don’t know a lot, but we know this: Team Tassy wouldn’t exist without you. Whether it was an individual donation, being awesome at the Great American Water Balloon Fight (what a freaking good time THAT was), giving up your nights and weekends as a volunteer, or a day with the Admes in Port-au-Prince, because of you
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One Step at a Time

When I got back to Haiti in June 2012 coming from the US for my first year of school, I saw that my family had some real financial problems. Before I came home to my family, I was thinking of ways to help them. I said to myself, “there is something you can do.”  There was one night I was talking to my mother
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