13 January, 2011 - Published 17:59 GMT

Haiti earthquake anniversary:Tent Tales

One year on from the 7.0 magnitude earthquake which devastated Haiti, BBC Caribbean has been asking Haitians to tell their stories.

BBC Caribbean's Marie-Claire Williams visited Haiti for the Tent Tales series.

Read her perspective

TENT TALE: Old and without a family

elderly woman outside tent

70-year-old Sabetile Alson lost her children in the earthquake.

She talks about her "new family" who care for her in the tent city.

Tent Tales: Sabetile tells her story

TENT TALE: Crowded in a tent

She provides for her family and tries to fit them all into a small tent.

Nirlande's Tent Tale

TENT TALE: A business success story

He works with visiting journalists and runs a small wholesale business selling drinks to retailers.

Roudy's story

TENT TALE: Seeking work

Jean Baptiste Williams is a carpenter who has found it difficult to find work since the earthquake.

He says that food is sometimes hard to come by.

The view of Jean Baptiste

TENT TALES: Safer in tent community

27 year old teacher Roseline Seme lives with her husband and five year old daughter in her tent.

Even though it leaks, she feels safer in her tent community than in her previous accomodation.

Roseline Seme shares her views

"We have not seen any improvement"

Haitians in Port-au-Prince share their views on life a year after the quake

The radio version of Tent Tales can be heard all this week on BBC Caribbean Report.