With your support, we’ve not only been able to continue looking after the 25 children currently in our scholarship programme http://www.edvolunteers.org/scholarships, but also gear up to expand our classroom construction and add more children to our scholarship programme.
At the Foyer d’Orelph Orphanage we’re building roofs over four classrooms. These roofs will provide safe, dry space for the 53 children who live and attend school at the orphanage and create space for more students at the orphanage’s free school. We’ll fill that new space by providing scholarships for children in the neighborhood who would otherwise be unable to attend classes.
We’ll also soon start work at another local school, Institution Classique. The school is attended by almost 200 children and already provides scholarships for ten community children who would not otherwise be able to enroll in school.
However, because the earthquake destroyed the school’s security wall and several roofs, the children are often in class without proper protection, and the entire property is insecure. Adding to the school’s problems, the entire property is very prone to flooding, putting all the children at risk of water borne illnesses.
We’re planning to reconstruct the security wall, install a drainage system, and build roofs over three classrooms, giving the school room to grow.
While this project is not yet fully funded, we wouldn’t even be able to consider it without your support. Thanks so much for making our work here in Port au Prince possible!
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Thanks so much for all your help, and our warmest regards from Haiti.
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