How to Build a School in Haiti - Preview
How can building a school ever be a bad thing?
In the rural Haitian town of Villard, Principal Anselme Saimplice holds classes in the local church. He wanted a new school building for his students, but couldn't do it alone.
Tim Myers, a retired contractor from America, believed education was the key to helping Haitians achieve a better life. After building a school there, he’s not so sure.
HOW TO BUILD A SCHOOL IN HAITI is about that school.
The film documents the construction from inception to beyond completion, takes an unflinching look at the difficulties of economic development and puts a face on developing world poverty by illustrating the impact the new school has on the community.
As first heard on NPR’s Planet Money.
Director - Jack C. Newell
Camera - Dinesh Sabu
Editor - Nora Gully