Most of the 550 children we have assisted were Restavek, this requires specialized programs for older children starting primary school.
80% of our recipients are females.
We have enabled 89 marginalized children of poverty and Restaveks to graduate 6th grade.
With our intervention 180 children yearly have attended school, without our programs many would not be attending.
"internally displaced little-people"
Immediately after the 2010 earthquake, we met many "internally displaced little-people", some have started school with us and together we continue the journey!
Parents face difficulties in providing for returned children due to unproductive farmland and work opportunity
We have facilitated 4 family reunification, to safeguard the sustainability of this initiative, we are shipping donated inventory to this families in support of a small family business. The immediate objective is to enable the biological family to keep the child away from the Restavek system, the long term objective is to provide an opportunity to save capital to start a small business. To ship a box of inventory to Haiti cost $30.
The Book Bank program has purchased 4150 textbooks chosen by the principals and teachers, all the materials are approved by the Haitian Department of Education.
The percentage of unreturned textbooks is below 5%.
60% of the textbooks in 1st grade is discarded the first year.
The majority of the textbooks in inventory is in lower grades because kids drop out as they age.
Ayiti Now Corp has purchased 180 recreational books in creole needed to implement the Literacy Circle program.
Has introduced recreational reading and discussion in the classroom to 360 children.
The Teacher Enrichment program has sponsored French courses during summer, specialized training on how to use the didactic materials, and professional seminars on pedagogy to 10 teachers working in the class rooms of our recipients.
We have paid 18 bonuses in the amount of one extra salary to the teachers.
Ayiti Now Corp has partnered with Partners in Health to provide vaccinations to hundreds of children, routine exams and medical screenings. The Health Awareness program has also sponsored eye exams and purchased vision glasses. We have assisted also the parents of the children we serve with doctors visits, cataract surgeries and medicines.
The Nutrition and Sanitation components have not been deployed.
We have unsuccessfully reached out to specialized organizations for HIV awareness and sexual education.
|Dollar value of donations||Foundations|
December 2014 Mission To Kenya
July 2016 Mission to Haiti
September 2014 Mission To Haiti
July 2015 Mission To Haiti
July 2014 Mission To Haiti
July 2013 Mission To Haiti
November 2011 Mission To Haiti
The Book Bank has more then 800 school books, cataloged by title, price, purchase date, recipient name, recipient grade and distribution date. Principals, teachers, parents, relatives and recipients are directly contributing to the survival of the school books. (read more on November 2011 Mission To Haiti)
July 2012 Mission To Haiti
Mr. Edmond, a teacher in St. Marc, has invested his time and knowledge for the past 12 years educating poor children and restavek in the 6th grade. Regardless of the paycheck and the limited or non-existing didactic material, he has consistently worked towards improving his students ability to succeed. (read more on July 2012 Mission To Haiti)
July 2010 Mission to Haiti
Ayiti Now Corp is energized about the upcoming trip and working feverishly to get everything in order. (read more on July 2010 Mission To Haiti)
January 2010 Medical Mission To Haiti
On January 2010 immediately after the televised earthquake, it became natural to focus on the medical emergency. Many people had a desire to help. Uchenna Aningo, a practicing physician assistant, merged her skills with many other health care providers willing and ready to go to Port-au-Prince. (read more on January 2010 Medical Mission To Haiti)
March 2009 First Visit To Haiti
In March 2009, Alex Lizzappi and Uchenna Aningo while vacationing in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic against all advice from family and friends, armed with curiosity and a bit of courage, traveled 12 hours by local bus transportation to Port-au-Prince, Haiti, sister nation, within the island of Hispaniola. (read more on March 2009 First Visit To Haiti)