Success Stories

EMASE, Ti Haiti (Cite Soleil)

EMASE is a community school in Ti Haiti, Cite Soleil that was rehabilitated by a community effort and which has a vision of a more practical and civic form of education in Haiti. 

OPADEL, La Montagne

OPADEL is a dynamic community organisation which involves itself in everything from tree nursery production to running a nursery school, all to try to give its youth a sense of purpose in staying in the community.

UJAPH, Fond Jean Noel

Fond Jean Noel is home to an organization called UJAPH, which focuses on education and training for behavior change, and providing services such as community micro-credit and agricultural training.

Metanoia, Ti Ayiti (Cite Soleil)

Metanoia is a movement of young people in Cite Soleil to transform their lives and reduce violence through sports and community service. 

MJDA, Akilbastè (Acul Basse-Terre)

The community of Akilbastè has managed to bring electricity to their rural village by cooperating with their neighbors and pooling their resources.

Tènèt (Ternette)

 Tènèt is a community which has been able to successfully take over a failing health center and manage a community irrigation system.

GASA, Dezam (Desarmes)

A group of young university graduates returns to their community to turn a small professional center into a full-fledged professional school

OJPV, Valere

 Valere is a community which has completely reforested itself over the past quarter-century, and is growing a sustainable model forest.

APDC, Chevodèklòch (Chevreau des Cloches)

Chevodèklòch is home to an organization engaged in many activities, and is currently managing a solar-powered water filtration system.

RACPABA, Tirivyè (Petite Rivière de l’Artibonite)

A group of young agronomists felt the need to share the results of a rice experiment with their communities, and created a resilient farmer's cooperative