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Rain Is Coming to Haiti: How Songs Can Help Save Babies' Lives


World  (tags: Haiti, rain, survivors, music, radio, Creole songs, children, babies, lifesaving, Save the Children )

Rosemary
- 3378 days ago - savethechildren.typepad.com
The rainy season is approaching in Haiti, and we know that stagnant water and poor sanitation provide a fertile breeding ground for malaria and diarrhea, which are among the biggest killers of babies and young children. The situation is made even more



   

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Mary E (780)
Thursday February 18, 2010, 5:26 am
There is a link in the article which leads to where you can listen to the songs...

http://www.savethechildren.net/alliance/media/newsdesk/2010-02-16.html

I wonder what the words in English are? They're friendly, nice...like songs from Sesame Street in another language for grown-ups. I wonder, too, what they're saying, because I wonder what the actual messages are. Just curious if anyone knows. This seems like a good project to help people to learn.
 

Tara Aiello (3)
Thursday February 18, 2010, 10:51 pm
help save haiti give hope be strong and dont give up
 

Myriam B (5)
Friday February 19, 2010, 3:34 am
it's a desaster to watch how much they suffer - Pray for haiti - help save haiti -
 

Yu L (41)
Friday February 19, 2010, 11:00 am
great idea (:
 

Aletta K (146)
Friday February 19, 2010, 1:28 pm
Noted , just wish I could do more , thanks .
 

Ana L (1)
Friday February 19, 2010, 6:31 pm
See the power of the word and the powers of music manifest for the Good of All!

What an excellent illustration of the whole brainfull of wisdom I picked up from a book called 'The Secret Power of Music' by . Without even getting into lyrics, but with meticulous planet-wide historical research, he tells us point by point what effects music has had on us throughout time ~ emotionally, mentally, spiritually, physically and societally.


Those little songs may save more children than all the (God/dess bless them for their holy work, one and all) relief workers onsite...
 

Janice L (43)
Friday February 19, 2010, 9:42 pm
That works.
 

Virginie Duris (20)
Saturday February 20, 2010, 12:19 am
Bien sur, je n'ai pas compris toutes les paroles mais il faut absolument aider ces gens qui souffrent, déjà, d'un terrible séisme!!!!!! La saison des pluie qui approche ne va, serte, pas arranger les choses!!!!!!!!
 

Mary D (47)
Saturday February 20, 2010, 1:03 am
I hope this works because music and songs inspire people so much.
 

Jere W (9)
Saturday February 20, 2010, 9:32 am
Noted on the wings of a song and a prayer!
 
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