The banana harvest will be rewarding for this 80-year-old Haitian farmer. With help from Canada, the local irrigation canal has been rebuilt; in Haiti, some of the irrigation canals are more than 100 years old.
A young boy learns to play the saxophone at the music school in Jacmel, Haiti. The school's music program for underprivileged children is designed to restore children's confidence and encourage them to be independent.
This young girl's family is participating in a CIDA-funded FAO urban gardening project by raising chickens on their balcony outside of Port-au-Prince.
In Jacmel, Haiti, the Fanm Deside ("determined women") organization works with various groups dedicated to women's well-being. Here, the atmosphere is friendly at a meeting on microcredit.
A merchant measures out maize at the weekly market in Jacmel, Haiti. Most of the products sold at the market are grown on land irrigated thanks to a financial contribution from CIDA.
A woman raises peppers in pots in her yard in Haiti. Urban vegetable gardens help families vary their diet and earn income from the sale of surplus produce.
In Port-au-Prince, children have fun while the adults collect water from a drinking water supply point.
This woman from a poor neighbourhood in Port-au-Prince will no longer have to travel long distances and pay a high price for drinking water. Like her neighbours, she can now use the supply point in her neighbourhood, set up with financial support from CIDA.