At Risk Children Foundation – Save the Kids’ is changing the Life of Those with No Hope
One Classroom at a Time !
Although education is “free” in Haiti, only half of all children are enrolled in primary school. This is because 92% of schools are private, leaving most families unable to pay school fees. In addition, the prohibitive cost of uniforms, books and other school materials make them unaffordable to many. The average yearly cost to send a child to school is estimated at $550.00 in urban areas and $330.00 in the countryside. This includes enrolment fees, Tuition, uniforms, books, shoes, and all other supplies. These costs are impossible for nearly 80% of all Haitian families, and render school as unattainable. In response to this, since 2004, ARCF has partnered with existing community leaders – schools to overcome some of these varied challenges.
The children of Haiti represent the worst tragedy in a nation of tragedy. Thousands of children roam the city streets searching for food and shelter. They have been abused, live in very difficult conditions, doing add jobs, begging and even thieving, and are now exposed to disease, starvation, and crippling poverty. Most of these children are orphans, Continue reading “WHO ARE WE TRYING TO HELP?”
For the last 15 years, At Risk Children Foundation has provided educational, and cultural solutions as a key to help end extreme poverty in Haiti. Our School Ministry Program is focusing on empowering, and educating youth, by providing them with the resources they need to succeed.
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Chambre de l’Enfance Nécessiteuse Haitienne – Chamber of Needy Children” “CENH” has been re-established with a purpose to promote, facilitate and develop, by all means at its disposal, the socio-medico-economic relations between the various organizations and target groups concerned with the well-being of orphans and vulnerable children, and to examine all the related problems.
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