Project #21992

Job skills for Ansly

A microproject by International Disaster Volunteers (IDV)


This project will provide a year of English Education for Ansly. Ansly was in EIM's intermediate class this year but, having just passed his exams, he's excited to soon be starting advanced level 1. Ansly will use his language skills to find dignified, living wage employment - but he can't afford to pay for his own school. That's why he needs donors like you!
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More than two thirds of Haitian adults lack formal employment and more than 50% of the population lives on around $2 a day. Despite high unemployment, there is actually a shortage of skilled labour in Port au Prince. English speakers can find work in hotels, restaurants, and offices, but English schools are usually very expensive. Most Haitians, including Ansly, cannot afford to attend these schools. Without the means to develop their skills, many are left trapped in poverty.


By ensuring that Ansly can continue studying English for free at the English in Mind (EIM) Institute, you can help him develop the skills he needs to find gainful employment.

Long-Term Impact

Your donations will give Ansly the means to support himself and his family into the future. This will let him escape poverty for good.


Learn more about EIM's origins on IDV's website
Go to EIM's own website
How to volunteer with EIM in Haiti

Organization Information

International Disaster Volunteers (IDV)

Location: Bristol, Somerset - United Kingdom
Website: http:/​/​
Project Leader:
Andy Chaggar
Bristol, Somerset United Kingdom

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Combined with other sources of funding, this project raised enough money to fund the outlined activities and is no longer accepting donations.

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