|Elevation||199 m (656 ft)|
|Time zone||UTC (UTC-5)|
Cange is a small remote village in the Central Plateau of Haiti. Cange is the location of an American funded hospital, Zanmi Lasante, run by Partners in Health. Cange sits on the edge of Lake Péligre, created by a large hydroelectric dam. Some notable residents of Cange have been and are Dr. Paul Farmer and Father Fritz Lafontant.
There is a population of 30,000 people within a radius of 7 km.
Important Events in the history of Cange:
- 1956 — Cange was submerged by a dam on the Artibonite River
- 1962 — Father Fritz and Yolande Lafontant established a primary school for the children.
- 1983 — Lafontants and their colleagues are joined by Paul Farmer
- 1985 — Bon Sauveur is established
- 1986 — First case of AIDS in the Central Plateau is identified in Cange
- Kidder, Tracy (2003). Mountains Beyond Mountains. New York: Random House Publishing Group. pp. 1–300. ISBN 0-8129-7301-1. Retrieved 2011-03-17.