Strengthening Haiti through Higher Education

A microproject by University of the People

During the period of the project, University of the People, continued provide access to higher education for students around the world. It worked to promote lower education costs and helped democratize higher education. To date, over 1500 students from 136 countries have been accepted, including more than 100 from Haiti. UoPeople continued to attact grassroots support- with more people showing their support by joining its Facebook page- and continued to attract media attention- appearing in numourous news articles. It worked on its scholarship system, opening a Micro-Scholarship Portal, where donors can help students in need directly, and continued to advocate for the right to education for its students. New Haitian students also commenced during the grant period, with more commencing the application process. 

Also during the project period, the UoPeople team also worked hard on scheduling a trip to Haiti for its President, Shai Reshef. President Reshef will be in Haiti, April 18-21. He will meet with students and potential students, promote the right to education for Haitians and seek further partners and support for the University's work in Haiti.  

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Organization Information

University of the People

Location: Pasadena, California - USA
University of the People
Project Leader:
Bev Myers
Pasadena, California United States

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