Book Bank program in Haiti

The Effects of the Restavek Life on the Ability to Learn in School

By Loren Watson The Chronicle of Higher Education says students need seven qualities to learn. They are awareness, interest, motivation, relevance, engagement, reinforcement, and support.   However, a Haitian Restavek child’s life makes most of these qualities unattainable.   “Poverty reduces a child’s readiness for school because it leads to poor physical health and motor skills, …

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Grading Module

School Manager App – Grading Module

The school manager’s grade module is a lightweight, reliable way to track each student’s academic performance. By selecting one of the five subjects used for the GPA calculation by the Ministry of Education and entering the score for the term, the app generates GPAs and reports.

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Restavek Education in Haiti

This is the latest installment of this blog highlighting the conditions of Child Domestic Workers in Haiti. In Haiti, many poor rural families hoping to provide a better future for their children send them to live as domestic servants in the homes of urban / semi-urban families. The majority of these children are girls and are …

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