In 2010, a terrible earthquake hit the Haitian city of Léogâne. It was the ___TWELFTH___ of January, my birthday. It was a normal day in the morning. I ___WAS_PREPARING___ for my party when the earthquake hit. My first thought was that everybody was going to die. I ___DID_NOT_UNDERSTAND___ what was happening. It was the ___WORST___ day of my life so far – I have never felt that scared!
After the earthquake I asked my wife:
«How are we going to go on living?»
«I have no idea», she said. «But we’re lucky. Our house is still standing, and thousands of people lost everything, even their ___LIVES___».
She was right. We had to help the others, so we decided to start a charitable fund. At first we ___GAVE___ it the name of ‘Hope’ but then changed it.
Now our fund ___IS_CALLED___ ‘Seeds for Change’.
We work with small farmers and provide people from rural areas with everything necessary for farming. They say it helps them a lot. Their gratitude is the best award for ___US___. If we manage to involve more people in our fund, we ___WILL_GET___ more impressive results in the future.