Our Mission
Our mission is to promote, develop and improve basic living conditions for the most needy Haitian children and families.

Our Method
We address the needs of the children, and to simultaneously establish the basic for recovery with support to rehabilitation of the social fabric, and economic initiatives, using the community as the setting.

We strive to alleviate the deep-rooted nature of the problem so that people can see the possibility to live another way.

Our Vision
ARCF Vision is helping children see human possibilities for themselves beyond the degradation they experience daily. We strive to alleviate the deep-rooted nature of the problem so that the children can make a difference in their lives and communities. Through education, we envision each child having access to the greater world and the opportunity to participate in it, with their own ideals.

Our strategy

We view schooling as an essential components to the solution of Child labor. The At risk Children – Save the Kids’ initiative, Education as a Preventive Strategy against Child Labor, promises to alter the present horrific situation of the slave labor of children.

Education can offer an open future, a chance for improved health and safety and, above all, economic opportunity. “Schooling can counter today’s horrendous conditions of domestic servitude, cruel and hazardous labor and outright trafficking by creating alternatives that offer children and their families real choices.


Our History
For the last 17 years At Risk Children Foundation has been providing critical assistance to children and families struggling in poverty through many programs aimed at improving their lives, strengthening families through community empowerment, and escaping poverty through education.


How can you help?

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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Our Team

The vitality of the At-Risk Children Foundation depends upon strong and committed board members. Members on the directorships are people who will uphold the standards of ARCF-Save the Kids, and keep the organization strong and viable in the midst of changing times and new challenges.
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Marlene Mathurin

Executive director & co-Founder
Marlene Mathurin is the Chief Catalyst with twenty four years experience working in humanitarian assistance focusing primarily on improving the quality of…

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Dr. Joel S. Charles, MD-MPA

Health Mobile Clinic Coordinator
Doctor Charles has many years experience in Public Health and Development in the Caribbean, Africa and the United States. Extensive…

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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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