Tools for Empowerment for Artisans in Haiti

 
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  • Tools for Empowerment for Artisans in Haiti posted a progress report
    Trick or Treat for Haiti
    By - Tom Arsenault - Overseas Manager
    It is getting quite exciting at Tools For Empowerment as we get into full swing at the refurbishing center. Tools continue to come in from that one tool drive at the Holy Trinity Catholic Church in May and the workshop is pretty well operational now. We are getting all types of tools from hammers to cement mixers to...
    • 2 weeks ago
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  • Tools for Empowerment for Artisans in Haiti posted a progress report
    Exciting Birth of Tools For Empowerment
    By - Tom Arsenault - Program Manager
    Imagine graduating from Vocational Schooml in Haiti with all the excitement and expectations it brings.  Finally someone in the family will be earning money so they can eat regularly. As you go out looking for work, time and time again you hear, "Do you have tools? No tools - no work." It seems like such a cruel joke...
    • 3 months ago
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  • Tools for Empowerment for Artisans in Haiti has received 1 donation
    • 6 months ago
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  • Tools for Empowerment for Artisans in Haiti posted a progress report
    Tools For Empowerment - Investing In Youth
    By - T. Arsenault - Overseas Program Manager
    Our focus on this project is youth in Haiti and providing them with the tools for success.  A toolbox full of tools will radically change a young entrepreneur’s life by allowing them to function as a productive part of their community. The whole family benefits from that one person’s income. It’s...
    • 7 months ago
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  • Tools for Empowerment for Artisans in Haiti posted a progress report
    Empowering Youth in Haiti
    By - Tom arsenault - Overseas Program Manager
    Providing youth with the tools they need for success - this is the goal of ASAP’s new Tools For Empowerment (TFE) project. The project will bring hope to thousands of Haitian adolescence and provide job skills & volunteer opportunities for youth in Georgia. Plus, TFE will promote financial literacy, increase...
    • 10 months ago
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  • Tools for Empowerment for Artisans in Haiti has received 2 donations
    • 1 year ago
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  • Tools for Empowerment for Artisans in Haiti posted a progress report
    Needy Entrepreneurs - An Opportunity For Success
    By - Tom Arsenault - Overseas Program Manager
    It’s all about recycling and refurbishing donated tools and equipment then redistributing them to young entrepreneurs who have the vocational skills but lack the tools to make use of their skills. Thanks to those who have contributed.  We are continuing the fundraising until we have at least $10,000 - to get this...
    • 1 year ago
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  • Tools for Empowerment for Artisans in Haiti posted a progress report
    Fundraiser To Focus On Haiti
    By - Tom Arsenault - Overseas Manager
    Thanks for your past donations. Tools for Empowerment, ASAP's newest project, is gaining traction as we begin to look into possible workshop locations. We still need to secure funding for the startup phase of the project but things are looking optimistic.  We are hoping our GlobalGiving supporters will help us move...
    • 1 year ago
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  • Tools for Empowerment for Artisans in Haiti has made updates to their project page.
    • 1 year ago
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  • Tools for Empowerment for Artisans in Haiti has made updates to their project page.
    • 1 year ago
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  • Tools for Empowerment for Artisans in Haiti posted a progress report
    New Partnership with Focus on Haiti
    By - Tom Arsenault - Overseas Mananger
      ASAP has just signed an agreement with Salesian Missions to supply tool kits for their Vocational School graduates around the world. This is an important part of our plan because ASAP wants to avoid duplicating infrastructure in each country. The Salesians have requested that we start with Haiti and so that will...
    • 1 year ago
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  • Tools for Empowerment for Artisans in Haiti posted a progress report
    Change A Life
    By - Tom Arsenault - Overseas Development Manager
    Thanks to your support we are getting closer to our first tool kit shipment.  So far we have $3,141 donated and once we have reached $10,000 we will secure a small workspace to collect and sort tool kits.  At that time we will then begin to recruit volunteers to help prepare the kits for shipment. Our current plan...
    • 1 year ago
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  • Tools for Empowerment for Artisans in Haiti has received 12 donations
    • 2 years ago
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  • Tools for Empowerment for Artisans in Haiti posted a progress report
    This is NOT Save the Tools!
    By - Tom Arsenault - Overseas Program Manager
    ASAP is developing this project to be similar to ‘Tools For Self Reliance’ in the UK.  The difference would be that ASAP’s tools would go to Central America and the Caribbean where their tools go to Africa.  They found it impractical to ship to this area from England and thought a new project set...
    • 2 years ago
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  • Tools for Empowerment for Artisans in Haiti has made updates to their project page.
    • 2 years ago
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  • Tools for Empowerment for Artisans in Haiti posted a progress report
    Life Changing Tools
    By - Tom Arsenault - Overseas Program Manager
    Thank you for your previous support for ASAP’s Vocational Training Project in Zimbabwe. All funds previously received were used for the Vocational Training in Zimbabwe.  However, as previously mentioned, the current situation on the ground is very tenuous right now with presidential elections on the horizon....
    • 2 years ago
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  • Tools for Empowerment for Artisans in Haiti has made updates to their project page.
    • 2 years ago
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  • Tools for Empowerment for Artisans in Haiti posted a progress report
    Project Put on Hold
    By - Tom Arsenault - Overseas Program Manager
    Thank you for your support for ASAP’s Vocational Training Project.  As some of you know, the political situation in Zimbabwe is very tenuous right now with presidential elections on the horizon.  Organizations like ASAP, working to help families survive in the rural areas are being harassed.  During the...
    • 2 years ago
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  • Tools for Empowerment for Artisans in Haiti posted a progress report
    Vocational Skills Training Update
    By - Tom Arsenault - Overseas Program Manager
    ASAP’s Vocational Training Project is changing lives by reaching out to many people with skills training they can use to make a living.  Up to now, 440 young people (291 females, 149 males) have been provided with vocational skills training in both Nyanga and Mutasa districts, many with your help.   The...
    • 2 years ago
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  • Tools for Empowerment for Artisans in Haiti has made updates to their project page.
    • 3 years ago
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  • Tools for Empowerment for Artisans in Haiti posted a progress report
    Real World Skills
    By - Tom Arsenault - Overseas Program Manager
    When someone is taught a vocational skill, it can never be taken from them. It's a real world skill that they take with them whereever the may go. When the formal unemployment rate is 90%, any kind of skill can be the difference between survival and not.  Whether it's sewing, carpentry, hairdressing, raising fowl or...
    • 3 years ago
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  • Tools for Empowerment for Artisans in Haiti has received 9 donations
    • 3 years ago
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  • Tools for Empowerment for Artisans in Haiti posted a progress report
    Skills Training Popular
    By - Tom Arsenault - Overseas Program Manager
    ASAP thanks everyone who contributed so far to this project.The last group of girls to receive vocational training for two weeks were very pleased with the results. As much as possible, training was adjusted to suit what each student wanted. These trainings have been very much in demand by the local communities. ASAP is...
    • 3 years ago
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  • Tools for Empowerment for Artisans in Haiti posted a progress report
    Youth Appreciate Vocational Training
    By - Tom Arsenault - Project Leader
    The vocational training aspect of the Out of School Adolescents project partnership between ASAP and Catholic Relief Services had budget cuts. Community Facilitators were hired to give vocational skills training in carpentry, hair dressing and sewing. These facilitators were either school teachers or qualified practicing...
    • 3 years ago
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  • Tools for Empowerment for Artisans in Haiti posted a progress report
    2010 Ends with Youth Skills Training
    By - Causemore Samanga - Project Manager
    Thanks to your support, the ASAP team provided hands-on skills training for 8 children in dressmaking, 18 in hairdressing and 21 in carpentry during November and December. Because of your donation, these 37 children were not turned away; in total ASAP in Zimbabwe provided vocational training for 446 youth through a 3 year...
    • 4 years ago
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  • Tools for Empowerment for Artisans in Haiti has received 7 donations
    • 4 years ago
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  • Tools for Empowerment for Artisans in Haiti posted a progress report
    Delays
    By - Elizabeth Bara - Executive Director
    Vocational skills training are one of the activities originally included in the Out of School Adolescents project partnership between ASAP and Catholic Relief Services. Due to budget cuts, worthwhile and much need activities like this one had to be eliminated. It is only because the ground work has been done through...
    • 5 years ago
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  • Tools for Empowerment for Artisans in Haiti posted a progress report
    Vocational Skills for Youth
    By - T. Arsenault - Board President
    This project moves along in spite of the cut in funding. ASAP is providing training in micro-finance for these youth and plans are still in place to train in various skills that can produce an income. This project goes along with placing girls back in school because everything is really linked. In the end ASAP's goal is...
    • 5 years ago
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  • Tools for Empowerment for Artisans in Haiti has received 7 donations
    • 5 years ago
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  • Tools for Empowerment for Artisans in Haiti posted a progress report
    Monthly report from Zimbabwe
    By - Joseph Miti - Programme Manager
    The attached report highlights the need for Vocational Skills. This project partnership was funded through UNICEF and partners are working to achieve the National Plan of Action for Orphans and Vulnerable Children in Zimbabwe. Unfortunately, the funding originally earmarked for education and training were used for Cholera...
    • 5 years ago
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  • Tools for Empowerment for Artisans in Haiti posted a progress report
    Newsletter
    By - Tom Arsenault - President
    We are happy to share our current newsletter with you.
    • 5 years ago
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  • Tools for Empowerment for Artisans in Haiti posted a progress report
    Survival skills
    By - Elizabeth Bara - Executive Director
    In Zimbabwe, where the unemployment rate is nearly 90%, vocational skills and survival skills are synonymous. By giving to this project, you will be helping families do so much more that survive - they will thrive! These young people are already actively involved in ASAP's rural micro finance project, funded through...
    • 5 years ago
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  • Tools for Empowerment for Artisans in Haiti posted a progress report
    Out of School Adolescents attend training in internal savings and lending
    By - Elizabeth Bara - Executive Director
    To date 1,453 out of school adolescents have attended training in internal savings and lending and school fees have been provided for 904 or these young people. We are asking for your donation to provide hands-on vocational skills training to eager and worthy participants. This project is part of a three year project...
    • 6 years ago
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  • Tools for Empowerment for Artisans in Haiti has received 2 donations
    • 6 years ago
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  • Tools for Empowerment for Artisans in Haiti has been approved to be on GlobalGiving!
    • 6 years ago
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Project Leader

Tom Arsenault

Peachtree City, GA United States

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