Following 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 recently constructed Good Shepherd orphanage in Port-au-Prince was burnt, and ransacked. forcing the children to be removed from Port-au-Prince to Cape-Rouge, Jacmel, a safer environment.
gigihaiti-201The 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 helped educate 72 children, and then supported foster parents, and the 42 displaced children from Port au Prince.

picture1-026In partnership with One Family International “OFI” and community volunteers, ARCF has constructed a rooftop water catchment system with a 30,000-gallon reservoir to serve many families in the surrounding area. This has resulted in clean water, and ARCF has provided food, clothes, all necessities and ongoing support for these families. Then, the 2008 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 hit Haiti’s southern region particularly Jacmel. Haiti’s children would face an uncertain future amid such devastation.

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At Risk Children’s mission is to help bring an end to extreme poverty, by providing educational opportunities
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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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Community Updates

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