Immediate Impact of Vocational Development;
With each job created, there is a ripple effect in the community.
Key Vocational Highlights To Date:
We would like to continue the transition of the current sewing program model to a clearly defined Atelier training model. We plan to lay the groundwork and cement relationships for distributing the products, initially through the Artisan Business Network (ABN) and other partners both in Haiti and the US
The scholarship program would like to continue the twelve scholarships to increase human resource capacity and financial stability in the community – these scholarship opportunities are fundamental to cultivating community-grown leadership and investing individuals with the skill sets they can then bring home and share with their neighbors in Petit Trou.
We are exploring the development of new agricultural and economic avenues for growth, including a goat program, moringa and breadfruit flour.
The Vocational Program is seeking $114,500 in financial support to:
Why CHP – Why Now
For 25 years, the Colorado Haiti Project has worked to build an effective partnership with the community of Petit Trou. Our geographically focused commitment to one community has allowed us to holistically serve the needs of this region of over 30,000 people. Please join us on our continuing journey to create a prosperous, healthy, educated, and empowered community that is forging its own path to sustainable development.