Today, the majority of Haitian children lack access to quality education. Schools in Haiti face challenges in funding, teacher training, and student achievement. These challenges make it exponentially more difficult for generations of Haitian children to break out of the cycle of poverty and achieve economic and social progress.
students attend Hope for Haiti supported schools every school day
school directors and teachers salaries provided by Hope for Haiti
partner communities supported by Hope for Haiti
To address these challenges, Hope for Haiti works in collaboration with 24 partner communities to support education in Haiti and help alleviate poverty through the following activities:
Teacher Salary Subsidies
Hope for Haiti provides teacher salary subsidies to 424 school directors and teachers in 24 partner communities.
Hope for Haiti provides continuous professional development and training for school directors and teachers that addresses school governance, pedagogical practices, and subject area skills.
Back to School Supplies
Hope for Haiti provides direct support to 24 partner communities to purchase school supplies, teaching materials, repair school structures and build benches for their classrooms before the start of each school year.
Public Health Education for Students
Hope for Haiti’s public health team administers health lessons for 7,249 students to help control and prevent communicable and non-communicable diseases.
School Gardens and Nutrition
Hope for Haiti supports interactive school gardens to teach students about improved agricultural techniques, reforestation, and nutrition. Fruit and vegetables grown at each garden go to support school lunch programs and improve education in Haiti.
JoAnne and Carl Kuehner Scholarship Fund
Each year, Hope for Haiti provides ten, $1,000 scholarships to help high school graduates attend college.
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Provides 1 month of teaching for 30 students.
Provides back-to-school materials for 10 students.
Provides 3 days of pedagogical training for 1 teacher.
Provides 1 Public health lesson for 300 students.
Provides cultivation of 100 fruit bearing trees at a school garden.
Provides support for a student in Haiti to attend College.
Stories about Education
Sak Pase: School Relaunch in Haiti
Each year as summer fades into fall, students and teachers prepare to return to the classroom. Through Hope for Haiti’s Back-to-School Fund, supported by the proceeds of the annual Hike for Haiti Challenge, students are empowered to succeed with all the supplies they’ll need for a year of academic achievement. Because the 2019-2020 school year faced significant disruptions […]Read More
Impact in Action: Our Response to COVID-19
Last updated: 12/16/20 Our team took great care in using lessons learned from our response during the 2010 Earthquake, Haiti’s Cholera Epidemic, and Hurricane Matthew to plan our response to the economic, social, and health impacts of COVID-19. As always, we are fundamentally committed to adhering to the highest standards of transparency, accountability, and good […]Read More
Responding to COVID-19: Our Action Plan
Dear Hope for Haiti Family, We are thinking of you and your families, and I hope that all of you are staying safe and healthy during these challenging times. Today is World Health Day, and I would like to take this opportunity to share what the Hope for Haiti team is doing in the global fight […]Read More
Hope for Haiti Announces Second Annual Virtual “Hike for Haiti Challenge” with Support from Anthony Duclair, Jozy Altidore, and more.
Naples, Florida, March 24, 2020- Hope for Haiti has announced the launch of their second annual virtual Hike for Haiti Challenge to take place from April 17 through May 17, 2020. In the rural community of Marre à Coiffe, students and families climb the equivalent of 200 flights of stairs from the bottom of a mountain […]Read More
Two Members of Hope for Haiti’s Education Team Share Five Things They’ve Learned About Teacher Training in Haiti.
At Hope for Haiti, we know that there is an inextricable link between the quality of teachers in Haiti and student achievement. As we completed our last teacher training of the school year, we asked our two core education team members to reflect on what they learned about effective teacher training in Haiti. Dear Friends […]Read More
What We Are Thankful For
On the inauguration day of their new school, the students of Marre à Coiffe met us at the bottom of the mountain. As we hiked together for the next two and a half hours up a steep and narrow footpath, it was clear that the journey with us to the top of the mountain was their way […]Read More
Help Girls Like Jeunise Beat the Odds in Haiti!
Spotlight on Education: Jeunise Guillaume Jeunise Guillaume continues to defy enormous odds in Haiti, where the enrollment rate for primary school is 57%, and fewer than 30% of those students ever reach the sixth grade (UNICEF). According to the World Bank, more than 200,000 Haitian children are not in school as a result of […]Read More
December E-Gram: The Power of Hope in 2017
THANK YOU for an inspiring and impactful 2017! Your trust and support helped Hope for Haiti make a positive impact in the lives of more than 500,000 children, parents, and grandparents living in southern Haiti through investments in education, healthcare, infrastructure, water, and economy. I want to thank our loyal volunteers, donors, partners and friends […]Read More
September E-Gram: Spotlight on Our Education Program
On September 4th, Nathalia Bazelais started the sixth grade at Tête Source, the school she’s attended since she was three years-old and part of Hope for Haiti’s Education Program. Although she may be young, she believes education is the key to success and couldn’t wait to begin the school year.Read More
August E-Gram: Heading back to school with Hope for Haiti
Right now, families around the world are sending their children back to school. And soon, it will be no different for the Gerson family in Les Cayes, Haiti.Read More