ARCHIVE Global welcomes new Chief Operating Officer

It’s been a long time in planning, but on January 21, 2013 ARCHIVE Global appointed its first Chief Operating Officer to help lead the organization’s …

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Warm and Clean Houses

The extremely low temperatures that populations must endure every winter are the cause of a number of respiratory diseases and, if not treated on time …

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Remembering Thembi on World AIDS Day 2012

Friends of Radio Diaries, World AIDS Day is December 1. It is a day to support people living with HIV and to celebrate the lives …

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We’re hiring! Get in touch or spread the word

Whether you are a designer, communicator, manager or builder, we have a few opportunities that just might offer the type of challenge/excitement that you have …

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Building Malaria Prevention – winners ANNOUNCED!

The finalists and winners for our international competition was announced today. Please see the first place winner below. For a list of finalist and images …

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Cameroon Latest

I have just returned from Yaoundé, Cameroon where I was, as ARCHIVE’s Engagement Officer, mobilizing the support of local health and architecture professionals. My aim …

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Presentation at Fulbright International Conference

Peter Williams, Founder and Executive Director of ARCHIVE Global will be presenting at the Fulbright Academy conference on sustainable cities and sustainable development in Abu …

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Collecting on a Promise: Accomplishments and Setbacks

Last week, Washington D.C. welcomed over 25,000 delegates to the International AIDS Conference.  The five-day conference included, among other events, speeches, symposiums, exhibits and more.  …

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Another Healthy House constructed in Haiti

In June we began construction on our Breathe House design in Haiti with the help of our fantastic partners the and the reCOVER initiative from …

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Tying the Knot: Economics and Development

In June 1992, on the heels of a U.N. conference on Environment and Development, the first Earth Summit was held in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. …

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Participatory Learning as a Model for Project Delivery

‘Tell me and I’ll forget. Show me, and I may not remember. Involve me, and I’ll understand.’ We could easily summarise this proverb in two …

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Three Major Determinants of Poor Health

Three major determinants contribute to poor health outcomes – poverty, lack of access to healthcare, and shortage of quality living conditions. Noted behavioral science Professor …

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Listening is the Key

Lately I have been reading Jacqueline Novogratz’s “The Blue Sweater”, where she stresses the importance of listening to the people you are working with in …

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0425: You’ll soon be able to know!

Join our new Facebook page and be among the first to learn what this is all about.

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We know that water is good for health!

World Water Day has many different meanings for communities and individuals. Though the meanings may differ, the end goal is still the same – proper …

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Radon: An Undetected Household Risk

As World Cancer Day approaches on February 4th, many of us are thinking of ways that we can reduce our risk and the risk of …

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Dispatches from the Field in 2011

Last year was truly momentous for ARCHIVE. We broke ground on our very first construction project for new / innovative housing, “Kay E Sante Nan …

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Wear RED for World AIDS Day and support our work

Wherever in the world you are: support ARCHIVE’s work on World AIDS Day by encouraging co-workers to wear RED on December 1st.  Get them to …

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Awards for ARCHIVE’s Director

For the second time this year, ARCHIVE’s Founder and Executive Director Peter Williams has picked up a much coveted accolade for his pioneering work. Devex, …

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World Habitat Week

World Habitat Day on Monday 3 October marks the beginning of World Habitat Week dedicated to highlighting shelter issues around the world. ARCHIVE is calling …

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A big dream coming true

Rod Cadman, who has been volunteering for ARCHIVE to build healthy homes, shares with us all his personal experience. Here is an extract of his …

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New Internship Openings!

ARCHIVE seeks highly organized, motivated and detail oriented interns with strong communication and interpersonal skills. If you are interested in working in a stimulating and …

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Real faces behind our work

These are real faces behind our work. We are building healthy homes because we believe that housing design should be a central strategy to improve …

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Moving onto the next phase!

As the project progresses, we want to say a big Thank You to our volunteers who just finished working with ARCHIVE for two months in …

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General Construction Volunteers Needed! (Haiti)

We are seeking construction volunteers to be based in Saint Marc, Haiti. The role requires a commitment of 3-6 months.

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Research Coordinator Internship (volunteer)

The Research Coordinator creates an arena where community voices can be heard by health authorities. Responsibilities: • Opening channels of communication between ARCHIVE and the …

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Community Engagement Meeting

We recently had a Community Engagement Meeting near Bois L’Etat, outside the local school, with about 130 attendees. ARCHIVE and FEBS organized this session to …

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Groundbreaking Ceremony in St-Marc!

We are happy to announce that last week we had a wonderful Groundbreaking Ceremony with nearly 100 attendees. The main speakers were Cesar Vincent, who …

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BBC Documentary highlights health and housing

The BBC recently broadcast a documentary called ‘Poor Kids’. This clip from the film graphically illustrates the link between damp and inadequate living conditions and …

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Kay e Santé nan Ayiti Exhibition Campaign Fundraiser

On May 26th, ARCHIVE launched Kay e Santé nan Ayiti, Housing and Health in Haiti, Exhibition and Building Campaign Fundraiser at the Center For Architecture …

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Haiti: More updates from the field!

We are going through the initial steps to secure the project’s foundations while we nurture trustworthy relationships with the locals at St. Marc. We use …

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Exhibition & Building Fundraiser 06/09 – 06/24

If you are in New York, please join us at the Kay e Sante nan Ayiti Exhibition and Building Campaign Fundraiser from June 9th to …

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Exhibition & Building Campaign Fundraiser at the CFA

Few days remaining before the Launch of the Kay e Sante nan Ayiti Exhibition and there are only few places left! If you are in …

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Kay e Sante nan Ayiti: preparing to start building!

We are thrilled to announce that two ARCHIVE volunteers, Rod Cadman (from Grand Junction, Colorado) and Tom Eden (from Bath, U.K.), have arrived in Haiti …

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ARCHIVE Says Home Is Where the Health Is

The prestigious publication Miller-McCune harnesses current academic research with real-time reporting to address pressing social concerns. The magazine contributors — researchers, policymakers and journalists — …

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ARCHIVE writes for Global Health Magazine

The world’s leading publication for thought-provoking, insightful and informative news and views in global health invited ARCHIVE to write an article for World Tuberculosis Day …

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Kay e Sante nan Ayiti: closer to break ground!

ARCHIVE staff, Maggy Keet and Monica Friday, has just returned from a trip to St. Marc, Haiti, with members of the New York-based design team, …

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World TB Day 2011: Drumming for Hope!

If you are based in New York and you can spare a few hours of your time on March 24th (World Tuberculosis Day) and on …

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