Commitment to Action

Improving Primary Education in Haiti

Commitment by

Digicel Foundation

In 2008, The Digicel Foundation committed to reinforcing the capacity of the twenty schools identified and supported in its 2007 CGI commitment to reach ecole de l'excellence (schools of excellence) and deliver quality education for the children in their communities. Additionally, the program will provide funding grants to people, organizations and groups working for the betterment of Haiti and the construction of additional schools. In 2008, the Foundation constructed 20 schools. The second year targets were delivers to date, including the first year of intensive personal training for all 158 teachers and directors, and 7,400 children were vaccinated against tuberculosis and diphtheria and were administered medicine against worms.

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Commitment

Improving Primary Education in Haiti

Launched

2008

Est. Duration

1 year

Estimated Total Value

$3,000,000

Region

Latin America & Caribbean

Countries

HAITI

Commitment by

Digicel Foundation

Partner(s) of the Commitment Maker(s)

Republic of Haiti, World Vision, CROSE, Suas Education Development, Zanmi Lasante, Food for the Poor, Catholic Relief Services, Concern Worldwide, Initiative Developpement