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The Haitian Project, Inc.

The Haitian Project through Louverture Cleary School, its Catholic, co-educational boarding school in Haiti, educates and nurtures academically talented and motivated students from Haitian families who cannot afford the cost of their children’s education in order to maximize their potential and enable them to work toward building a Haiti where justice and peace thrive.

http://www.haitianproject.org Tax ID 22-2700013

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The Haitian Project through its support of Louverture Cleary Schools, a national network of tuition-free, Catholic, co-educational secondary boarding schools in Haiti, provides for the education of academically talented and motivated students from Haitian families who cannot afford the cost of their children’s education in order to maximize their potential and enable them to work toward building a Haiti where justice and peace thrive.


Goals

·       To support the secondary and post-secondary education of students of all faiths through an academically challenging program in a Catholic community rooted in service to others.

·       To increase access to quality education throughout the entire country of Haiti through a national system of ten Louverture Cleary Schools, one in each governmental department of Haiti.

·       To provide a robust community of one hundred Volunteer Teachers, reflecting the diversity of God’s children, who help ensure that each school community is formed in the charism of The Haitian Project.

·       To contribute to a culture that nurtures students intellectually, spiritually and physically, fostering in them a concern for the environment and global community through the direct contribution of the Volunteer Community and the consistent and meaningful involvement of the greater Haitian Project community.

·       To promote the advancement of women by supporting educational opportunities that encourage young women to continue their education and be role models for others.

·       To encourage in graduates of Louverture Cleary Schools the desire and the motivation to remain in Haiti and to work not only for self-improvement, but for the betterment of all Haitians.

·       To promote the development and enhancement of leadership qualities in students, preparing them to make social and economic contributions to their community and their country.

·       To promote career and post-secondary educational opportunities for students in Haiti, especially through the support of direct scholarships to at least half of each graduating class.

·       To collaborate with other agencies or religious organizations who are committed to similar ideals for Haiti.

·       To increase awareness in the United States of the current reality of the Haitian people, as well as their hope for the future.