On the anniversary of the earthquake that killed more than 230,000 Haitians — many of them in the ruins of their own homes — an unlikely alliance has formed to bring safe, sturdy housing to a village near Port-au-Prince.
You see them reflecting the sun by day and car headlights by night, as people hoist themselves along roads, thankful to be vertical. Gleaming Vs of aluminum poke out from rice bags and plastic jugs on tap-tap roofs. They lie in truck beds among bundles of cane and wood strips.
Lakeland resident Cindy Skop has been a photographer for New York Times Co. publications, including The Ledger, for more than 10 years, and has photographed a wide variety of subjects during her career.