School as a vehicle for social change in Haiti (Lekòl Chimen Libète)




Ensuring access to quality education for the whole community

Building on the achievements of the reconstruction and support project for schools damaged by Hurricane Matthew in 2016 carried out by Solidarité Laïque (from 2016 to 2019), "School as a vector of social change in Haiti" acts on a local scale, in particular around the school, to respond to the 3 main challenges of the education sector in Haiti: access to education for all, the quality and conditions of teaching, and the management and participatory governance of education.

To support this project :

haiti |2020 À 2023|Access and Quality of Education & Education in Emergencies and Post-Emergency Situations

 Departments of Grand'Anse and Nippes - Communes of Jérémie, Abricot, Dame-Marie, Pestel, Marfranc, Chambellan, Anse à Veau, Paillant, Baradères, l'Asile, Grand Boucan and Arnaud

The aim of the project

To act to guarantee access to quality formal and non-formal education for the whole community around 27 isolated and isolated public schools in the departments of Grand'Anse and Nippes, while ensuring teaching conditions adapted to the needs of the communities.
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What we did

Key figures

  • Emergency response to the 14 August 2021 earthquake;
  • Establishment of the team and preparation of project start-up activities;
  • Recruitment and training of project staff (9 people) ;
  • Official launch ceremony on 9 June 2021;
  • Development of tools to map existing school management structures and a community mobilisation guide.

pupils with school kits

benefited from play and therapeutic activities to facilitate their return to school

installed animation camps

parents and 600 teachers received psychological and social assistance.

Our partners

French Development Agency (AFD) . French Embassy in Haiti .Solidarity Association for the Future of Children . Association of multi-skilled youth workers . Haitian Coalition of Volunteers . Consortium Solidarité Laïque, Aide et Action & Electriciens Sans Frontières . Caribbean Research Contact . Departmental Directorate of Education of Grand'Anse and Nippes

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