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Intersection: Project Haiti


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Image: screenshot from an Embry Riddle Aeronautical University video showing a solar powered water filtration system. Image courtesy of ERAU

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Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University’s “Project Haiti” initiative has received a $25,000 grant from Ford Motor company.

Through the initiative students and faculty take clean drinking water filtration systems to Haitian communities. Project Haiti started in January 2010.

90.7’s Crystal Chavez spoke to Dr. Marc Compere, associate professor of mechanical engineering at ERAU,  and mechanical engineering senior Rachel Hunt, about their latest trip.

Education reporting on 90.7 News is supported by Helios Education Foundation


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About Matthew Peddie

Host of WMFE's Intersection & Assistant News Director

A recent transplant to the Sunshine State, Matthew Peddie grew up in New Zealand and studied journalism at the University of Western Ontario. After graduating with an MA in Journalism he returned to Christchurch, working as a reporter for Radio Live and Radio New Zealand. He’s reported live from the scene of ... Read Full Bio »

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