Located in Cite Soleil in the same vicinity where HaitiChildren began in 1994, Community Institute of Teaching and Education (C.I.T.E.) School is a lighthouse of the hope and opportunity, shining in the slums of Port-au-Prince. Providing education every day to 223 students in grade 1-6. C.I.T.E. School is preparing children to be productive citizens.
This center, built with funding from the Anschutz Foundation, serves 63 of our children living at our children’s residence. HaitiChildren is one of the few organizations in Haiti that actively accepts children with disabilities into a permanent home. Many of the disabled children who were immobile when they came to HaitiChildren are now using wheelchairs.
The HaitiChildren Village is home to 131 abandoned Haitian children ranging in age from nine months to 24 years old (older residents are disabled). 68 of our children suffer from some form of mental and/or physical disability. HaitiChildren is one of only a few organizations in Haiti that will welcome disabled abandoned children and the only one with a comprehensive rehabilitation and therapy
The HaitiChildren Learning Academy is located at the HaitiChildren Village. It is a tuition-free primary school that educates 350 children including 60 children from the HaitiChildren Children’s Residences and 290 from the nearby village of Williamson and the hamlets of Duco 1 and Duco 2. Some children walk over an hour and a half each
HaitiChildren Village at Williamson is an 18-acre completely walled property owned and built by HaitiChildren. The Village is located approximately 40 miles northwest of Port-au-Prince in the Arcahaie Arrondissement (community). The HaitiChildren Village is the home to 131 abandoned Haitian children, half of whom suffer from mental and/or physical disability.
Every Sunday morning HaitiChildren hosts a church service for approximately 300 people including our children, staff and community members. We welcome local community members to the HaitiChildren Village for a Bible-based worship service, message and fellowship. Twice per month, we serve a hot meal after after church to all in attendance. Every month we host a Community
A community medical clinic named Sammy’s Clinic was established and opened in February 2014. An existing medical container on site was relocated to an area close to the gate and was re-purposed to be a mobile medical clinic. Our onsite medical professionals see our resident children and patients from the community on a weekly basis. In addition to our village and the community of Williamson these medical clinics also benefit
On the site of the HaitiChildren Village is a dedicated building that is home to our Special Education Center. Overseen by our Social Worker and in collaboration with occupational therapists and special education teachers, we provide tailored education to each of our disabled children that are able to participate in the program. The curriculum is designed to teach refinement of fine motor skills and social interaction.
Through our partnership with Feed the Hungry we are providing children with 2.2 meals annually. These meals are distributed to over 3,000 children in 16 schools. Which indirectly helps to support over 15,000 people in the community. With so many people in Haiti surviving at what the world considers to be a level of starvation, providing food is an incredibly important part of our work.
2000 Trees Planted
900 Animals raised
3 Greenshouses built
20000 + Gal Of Water Provided Per Week
224 Jobs created
1500 + Beneficiaries Of Daily Programs