From Adversity to Achievement: Jeunise’s Story

This impact story is an excerpt from our 2022 Annual Report. Read the full report at Jeunise Guillaume is one of 50 Hope for Haiti scholars who receive a $1,000 annual scholarship to attend college in Haiti. Like many young Haitians, Jeunise has seen much hardship, but she stands out among her peers for […]

Meet Dachney Pierre

Meet Dachney Pierre When you first meet Dachney, 37, you see a vibrant woman always with a smile on her face. Dachney first came to our office in the summer of 2019. As most entrepreneurs do, she brought along with her samples of the products that her women’s group (ATPLS) put together. Their products include […]

Assessing Damage from Major Earthquake in Southern Haiti

Last Updated: 8/14, 11:30am ET We are currently assessing the damage from the reported 7.2 magnitude earthquake that struck southwestern Haiti around 8:29am this morning, and the two smaller earthquakes that struck at 8:49am and 9:14am. Immediately after the first earthquake struck, Hope for Haiti’s Country Director, Linda Thélémaque initiated our emergency phone tree to […]

Shining a Light on Haiti: MPOWERD

MPOWERD is a Hope for Haiti partner and the company behind Luci Lights, which are portable solar lights. Can you tell us about MPOWERD and your mission?Renewable energy is the future, and we aim to create responsibly crafted, sustainable products, that while addressing a particular need, have a positive impact on the environment. MPOWERD, a […]

Celebrating International Women’s Day

Today is International Women’s Day, a day during Women’s History Month to recognize and celebrate the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women around the world. Empowerment is one of Hope for Haiti’s core values, and we are proud to share that over half of the team leading and implementing our work is female, including […]

Fostering a Positive Work Culture During Difficult Times

Written by Jessica Ciccarello, Director of Employee Experience & Administration Navigating the Employee Experience in the midst of a global pandemic called for creativity and intentionality. Our US team has been working remotely since the start of the pandemic and our Haiti team worked hybrid remotely until September when we reopened with COVID safety protocol in […]

Remembering the Haiti Earthquake: 11 Years Later

Dear Hope for Haiti Family: January 12th is an emotional day for Haitians and those connected to Haiti’s history and culture. Reflecting on the 11th Anniversary of the Haiti Earthquake, we want to thank you for being part of our organization. Whether you’ve donated funds, followed us on social media, or subscribed to this eNewsletter, YOU […]

How YOU Have Helped Make an Impact in Haiti This Year

Dear Hope for Haiti Family: During an unprecedented year of challenges, hardship, and uncertainty you lifted us up with your generosity, partnership, and advocacy for our work. With your support, our organization was able to effectively help mitigate the social, economic, and health impacts of COVID-19 for families in Haiti, while finding ways to accomplish […]

Three Simple Ways You Can Help Families in Haiti this Holiday Season

Dear Hope for Haiti Friends and Family: In a year of unprecedented challenges, we are incredibly grateful to have your support to help us improve education, healthcare, access to clean water, and economic opportunity for families in Haiti.    This November, I traveled to Haiti where I was able to visit our team, check in […]