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The Pittsburgh Haiti Solidarity Committee (HSC) seeks two host families to provide room and board for a student from Haiti’s Bank for the Organized Poor (Fonkoze) who has received a scholarship to study at Duquesne University from mid-August 2012 to early May 2013. Host families provide a room for sleeping and studying to the student and food (not necessarily prepared meals). Fonkoze funds cover the costs for books, health insurance/medical care and a monthly stipend for incidentals. HSC pays transportation costs (monthly bus passes), gives guidance with signing up for courses, keeps in communication with the host family, acts as a liaison with Fonkoze, and provides a cell phone and social support. The commitment from a host family can be for the full year or for one semester only. For more information, contact Joyce Rothermel at 412-271-8414.