Re: Adopt‐an‐Haitian‐Internet‐technician‐or‐facility

Reynold Guerrier reygue at
Mon Feb 8 17:43:00 UTC 2010

Thanks Eric for support this project.

To all of you who want to donate, donations can be sent to directly to AHTIC

*Please find below the AHTIC bank account information so you can proceed
with the money transfer. Please confirm this is the same information you
have since the beginning.


*Bank account:          *SOGEBANK

*Bank Address :             *Route de Delmas, Delmas 29, Port-au-Prince,

*Account Number:      *130212988

** *Swift code :                  *SOGHHTPP

*Beneficiary :                *Association Haïtienne pour le Développement
des Technologies de l’Information et de la Communication

*Beneficiary Address:     *18, rue Moise, Pétion-Ville, HAITI

For Telecom gears (like routers, servers, software and programing time,
etc..) please contact Reynold Guerrier directly reygue at,



On Mon, Feb 8, 2010 at 12:29 PM, Eric Brunner-Williams
<brunner at>wrote:

> Arg! The attachment died the death of "132485 bytes with a limit of 100
> KB". Oh well, it could have been the line eater bug in a USENET post.
> I posted an HTML version here:
> Cutting and Pasting (a high tech skill) yeilds:
> Project Title: Adopt-an-Haitian-Internet-technician-or-facility
> Project Description: The project aims to collect money and telecom gear to
> provide mid-term financial aid to IT technicians that have been affected
> with their families during the January 12, 2010 earthquake. Money, telecoms
> gears, time, software, etc will serve to setup technology community centers
> to support schools, universities, vocational centers that have collapsed.
> Begin Date
> February 2010
> End Date
> August 2010
> The Context: On the January 12, 2010, Haiti one of the poorest country in
> the world is hurt by a 7.3 Earthquake that caused major damage to
> Port-au-Prince, Jacmel, Leogane and other settlements around. Many notable
> landmark buildings were significantly damaged or destroyed, including
> schools, universities, vocational schools even the Port-au-Prince Cathedral,
> and the main jail. Among those killed are a lot of technicians, students,
> teachers.
> Many countries responded to appeals for humanitarian aid, pledging funds
> and dispatching rescue and medical teams, engineers and support personnel.
> Communication systems, air, land, and sea transport facilities, hospitals,
> schools, universities, and electrical networks had been damaged by the
> earthquake, which hampered rescue and aid efforts; confusion over who was in
> charge, air traffic congestion, and problems with prioritization of flights
> further complicated early relief work. As rescues tailed off, supplies,
> medical care and sanitation become priorities. Among them we also need to
> address education on a mid term run. With a lot of destroyed schools and
> dead teachers e-learning can be a good way to overcome this problem.
> Deliverables and criteria for close-out
> The projects has 2 majors deliverables:
>   1. Providing financial support to at least 50 technicians whose houses
> have been destroyed during the seism. The idea is getting them a job so they
> don’t have to worry about their family basic needs and keeping them on their
> workplace
>   2. Setup mobile IT community centers to provide IT services to schools
> and universities.
>   3. Contents production for e-learning
> The project boundaries: This project aims to provide technical support to
> teachers helping them putting their courses online or on DVD and make it
> available for remote schools or schools whose teachers have been killed
> during the quake. Data Center in a box will facilitate access to those
> courses by the students. Project will be conducted in joint venture with the
> Ministry of Education that will define the priority based on must affected
> area and teacher availability.
> The main risks: The main risk of this project is not having enough funds to
> address all the needs in supporting the schools in producing online courses
> because it’s a well-known fact that in schools in Haiti adopted their own
> curriculum ignoring sometimes the official one. The second concern
> Stakeholders:
> Client(sponsor): Ministry of Education
> Project Manager: Reynold Guerrier
> Project Team: Reynold Guerrier, Max Larson Henry,
> Steering committee: Reynold Guerrier, Stéphane Bruno, Sergey Gaillard,
> Roque Gagliano, Max Larson Henry
> Other Stakeholders: Local ISP, LACNIC, ISOC, IDB
> Budget and resources: ($, people, equipment, facilities, software, etc.)
>    * 100,000.00 USD for salaries to support technicians and their family to
> get them back on track
>    * 5 contents production units
>    * Production software
>    * Management software
>    * 10 data center in a box
> Milestones
> Date Key deliverables
> Feb-March 2010: Financial support to technicians and families
> March 2010: Data center in a box
> March-August 2010: Implementation period
> Bank Account Info:
> Bank Address : Route de Delmas, Delmas 29, Port-au-Prince, HAITI
> Account Number: 130212988
> Swift code : SOGHHTPP
> Beneficiary : Association Haïtienne pour le Développement des Technologies
> de l’Information et de la Communication
> Beneficiary Address: 18, rue Moise, Pétion-Ville, HAITI
> People interesting in working in Haiti can send me a skills and
> availability statement too, but what is needed soonest is a budget that can
> be applied to existing backfill cash needs passed through the AHTIC.
> Thanks and a tip o' the hat to Bill McCall who appraised me of the
> truncation.
> Eric

Reynold Guerrier
IT Consultant
IM: reygue at
Skype: reygji

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