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Women Empowerment in Haiti

Carline Jerome
Posted June 26, 2018 from Haiti
Expired on August 30, 2018

Women and children often face different social and economic challenges. Low incomes lead to difficult living conditions.
In a male-dominated society like Haiti, women are offered the opportunity to become more independent and independent. Several income generating projects have been created. A short term professional training gives the women a piece of independence and self-esteem. The aim of this program is to train Haitian women and make them aware of their human rights in particular. Through an outreach program, women receive professional training in sewing, computer training, pastry, IT techmology, information about creating opportunities to, for example, develop leadership qualities.
Our eighth promotion with 80 women will graduate on July 22 in Leogane. You are then invited to join us in Haiti for this event.
You will be confronted with poverty and the challenges that the poorest inhabitants of this area face daily in Haiti.

Get Involved

You can donate equipments and materials ( desktops, laptops, sewing machines, baking equipment and utensils to help us to run our professional schools in Leogane or you can travel to Haiti to train the women.

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Jill Langhus
Jun 27, 2018
Jun 27, 2018

Hi Carline,

Welcome to World Pulse:-) Thanks for sharing your work and program. Do you have a website and/or social media page(s) that we can follow and share?

You may also want to write and submit your story for the current story awards "Wealth of Women:"

Or, you may want to apply for the Girl Rising story award/prize:

And, there is also an opportunity to apply for a free, six month mentoring on the "Resources" page, if you are interested:

Looking forward to updates. Good luck:)

Jul 03, 2018
Jul 03, 2018

I would like to help but most of all to keep in contact with the great work you are doing! I come originally from the island of Curacao where we have a big community of Haitians and in between them I some wonderful friends.
Once again thank you for sharing,