Kyle Dietrich Port au Prince Kyle Dietrich, Youth Program Manager, Haiti Kyle Dietrich’s stories Haiti: Tuning into youth We may not be the Sesame Street Workshop, but here in Haiti, the Mercy Corps team has been busy producing a locally-made educational television program for kids. Haiti: Youthful views: National Geographic photo camp For six days last month, 18 Haitian youth came together for a Mercy Corps and National Geographic photo camp in Port-au-Prince. Haiti: 'Soccer for Life' kicks off on World AIDS Day December 1st is World AIDS Day. This year, Mercy Corps and Partners In Health are joining forces in Haiti to launch Foutbol pou Lavi — Soccer for Life — a program designed to harness the power of soccer to stop the spread of HIV. Haiti: Peace Day in Mirebalais On September 21, Mercy Corps and Partners In Health teamed up to celebrate International Peace Day in Mirebalais, Haiti. Haiti: Video: Art Therapy in Haiti Haiti: Messages of hope for Haiti Nine years ago I had the fortune of meeting Dr. Jane Goodall while I was working at the World Bank in Washington, D.C. Like many young people, I was filled with passion and hungry for experience, but I struggled to find opportunities to engage in meaningful work. As I told Dr. Haiti: Peace Day in Haiti For the past few years, Mercy Corps has been taking part in a campaign to raise awareness of the United Nations International Day of Peace, September 21, through sports activities. Haiti: The art of youth development I came to Haiti as someone who believes in seeing challenges — such as a conflict or natural disaster — as opportunities to identify and leverage large-scale social transformation.