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Posted on on December 28th, 2012
by Pincas Jawetz (

Public-Private Alliance Foundation


December 27, 2012

January 12, 2013 will mark the third anniversary of the catastrophic earthquake from which Haiti continues to try to rebuild.

The  PPAF’s pilot study engaged in our Cookstove and Fuel Alternatives Initiative in Haiti.

Our work aims to bring jobs, better health and less deforestation

to the country.  You can help make a difference in peoples’ lives.

Happy New Year from the

Publc-Private Alliance Foundation!

End-of-year Giving

Support our work with a 2012 End-of-year tax-deductible gift to the Foundation!     Click here on our website (donate buttons at top right), or send a check to PPAF, 166 Edgars Lane, Hastings-on-Hudson, NY 10706. Your participation will help bring cookstove and fuel alternatives to Haiti, as well as local jobs, better health and less deforestation. PPAF has been selected as a 2012 “Great NonProfit” because of reviews by volunteers, board members, interns and friends.  Click here to go to the Great Nonprofits website to add your review.

Sunday, January 6 –  You are invited!

Time: 1 – 3 pm

Place: Community Church of New York – Assembly Hall

40 East 35th Street  New York, NY 10016

Speakers: David Stillman, Executive Director and

George Garland, Board member, PPAF

Topic: Changing Lives in Haiti”

The Public-Private Alliance Foundation, with support from the Community Church and others, is leading pilot projects in Haiti that are laying the basis for major changes in how people cook.  Efforts are underway to meet a demand in households and small businesses to exit the poverty-disease-deforestation trap of cooking with charcoal.

Free of Charge


January –  Haiti – David Stillman and colleagues will travel to Haiti to develop ethanol production and stove distribution and follow progress of the piloting of the ethanol cookstoves and briquette press.

February 13 – New York City David Stillman will report on updates to the Haiti project at the Rotary International Breakfast, 8:30 a.m.   Guests welcome – $20.

RSVP to Rotary Club of New York,  322 Eighth Ave. Suite 1701,  New York, NY 10001
Phone: 212.633.1311;  fax:  212.633.1954;

How You Can Work with the Foundation

Your contributions make it possible for the Foundation to continue our work in bringing organizations and people together for sustainable development and clean energy.   Go to our website to Like us on Facebook, join us on Linked In and receive our Twitter feeds.

(1)  Donate Directly.  It’s quick, safe and easy to give online. Go to and click on the donation button you prefer.  Please consider a monthly gift.   You can also mail a check directly to Dr. David Stillman, PPAF, 166 Edgars Lane, Hastings-on-Hudson, NY 10706, USA.  The Foundation is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization.

(2) Become a Corporate Sponsor. You’ll be listed on our website and in our newsletter as a corporation that supports important work in agribusiness, clean energy, and broad assistance to people in Haiti, the Dominican Republic and Madagascar.  Contact David Stillman at

(3) Live Green! If you live in Connecticut, Massachusettes, New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania,  Maryland, Delaware, the District of Coumbia or Illinois, you can help by changing your electricity provider to Viridian Energy.  (Depending on where you live, you may also be able to switch your gas provider.)  This saves money and supports green energy and a smaller carbon footprint, with the Foundation earning a small fee.  Click here to learn more, and feel free to contact us. Go to or call 914-478-3450; email  You can watch a great 2-minute video by clicking at the top right on our page.

(4)  Volunteer, serve as an intern, or get involved as a professional.  Use the information above to contact us.

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