Joining us from Northhampton, Mass., is Tracy Kidder, author of "Mountains Beyond Mountains: The Quest of Dr. Paul Farmer, A Man Who Would Cure the World." His latest book is "Strength in What Remains: A Journey of Remembrance and Forgiveness."
From Miami, we're joined by Marleine Bastien, founder and executive director of Haitian Women of Miami and co-founder of the Haitian-American Grassroots Coalition. She is a Democratic candidate for US Congress in the Miami-based 17th district of Florida.
How to help:
WBUR offers a roundup of links to resources for those who want to help in the Haiti relief effort. NPR.org offers a similar list.
NYTimes.com's The Lede points this morning to a list of 10 of the most efficient and effective aid groups in Haiti, as ranked by the non-profit Charity Navigator, which also offers tips for those who want to donate.
This program aired on January 19, 2010.