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In this Friday, May 25, 2012 photo, students crowd together at desks in their classroom at LaPorte Elementary School in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. Amid the horrors of Haiti's 2010 earthquake lay a promise of renewal. With the United States taking the lead, international donors pledged billions of dollars to help it "build back better," breaking its cycle of dependency. Yet 2 1/2 years later, the fruits of an ambitious $1.8 billion U.S. reconstruction promise are hard to find. (AP Photo/Dieu Nalio Chery)

US pledge to rebuild Haiti not being met

The deadly earthquake that leveled Haiti's capital more than two years

ago brought a thread of hope: a promise of renewal. With the United

States taking the lead, international donors pledged billions of dollars

to help the country "build back better," breaking its cycle of

dependency.