pics-006Following the departure of President Aristide, in February 2004, the population displacement has migrated from urban centers to countryside and vice versa, seeking protection and subsistence. The Good Shepherd that was recently built was burnt, and ransacked. Our children were forcibly removed from Port-au-Prince, to Cape-Rouge, Jacmel a safe environment.

gigihaiti-201In partnership with One Family International “OFI” and community volunteers ARCF has realized the construction of a rooftop water catchment system project with a 30,000 gallon reservoir to serve very many families in the surrounding area. This has resulted in clean water, and ARCF has been able to provide many special support services to its children.
ARCF leased an old coffee warehouse, renovated it into a two-classroom school to created the “Ecole communautaire de Marie Rose” Marie Rose Community school for 72 school aged children, and support a home-group foster parent that housed the 42 displaced children we came with.

picture1-026The financial support of Cornerstone Christian Church enabled ARCF to lease an old coffee warehouse, and renovate it into a two-classroom school “Marie-Rose Community school. We enroll 50 students, including 68 children in a group home family setting where ARCF has provided food, clothes, all necessities and ongoing support for the families until 2008 when the series of back to back hurricanes [Fay on August 15 and 16. Gustave on August 26, Hanna on September 1, and Ike on September 6 and 7] that hit Haiti southern region particularly Jacmel. Haiti’s children face an uncertain future in the midst of such devastation.

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At Risk Children’s mission is to help bring an end to extreme poverty, by providing educational opportunities
that prepare underserved children to thrive for success and beyond.

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The Board

At Risk Children Foundation, is a nonprofit organization, created in 2002 with a mission, to promote, develop and improve basic living conditions for the most needy children and families of all faiths in Haiti.
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Marlene Mathurin

Executive director & co-Founder
Marlene Mathuein Executive director & co-Founder of ARCF for many years has helped her Haitian people as they struggle for social and economic…

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Dr. Norman B. Carroll

Permanent Deacon
Chairman of At Risk Children Foundation since 2014 on, providing financial support and have been greatly impressed with the homes, education, clothing, and feeding of these…

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Dr. Joel S. Charles, MD-MPA

Health Mobile Clinic Coordinator
Dr Charles has been a member of Chambre de l’Enfance Necessiteuse Haitienne “CENH” and FSEH 1998 to 2004. Now officially join the team of…

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Rev. Pastor Sean Mulcahy

Rev Sean Mulcahy was ordained a Roman Catholic priest at All Hallows Seminary in Ireland. He came immediately to the Archdiocese of Miami in the  United States. He served…

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Community Updates

follow some of the updates from Jacmel, Custine and Port-au-Prince,
community and the changes in their lives.