Cyclone Isaac Makes Those Of Us At Home Remember Those Volunteering In Haiti

 Faith.  How much do you risk on “faith” for the benefit of another? HavServe volunteers are all unpaid. The workers give countless hours to bettering the lives of families in the smallvillageofLebrun,Haiti. As this blog is being written, many HavServe volunteers have traveled to the smallCaribbeanisland in the face of a cyclone.  Carline Brice, our fearless leader, works tirelessly with the faith that the efforts brought forth by volunteers will improve the education of the children and the lives of all villagers.  Her faith and efforts are without question. The dictionary …Read More

Expanding Preschool Programs: The More, the Better

The definition of preschool is as follows: a school for children whose ages fall below kindergarten or the first grade. In a country such as Haiti, it is important to expand such pre-primary school programs in order to encourage more children to complete their primary education, so that their chances of attending secondary and higher-education institutions may be increased. However, various obstacles stand in the way of achieving HavServe’s mission in succeeding in the expansion of preschool programs, but not all hope is lost. With a lack of school funding, …Read More

Announcing a Strategic Partnership to Improve Classroom Instruction in Haiti

September 2012, Maryland –  WebFirst, Inc. and the HavServe Volunteer Network (HavServe) have formed a strategic partnership to improve classroom instruction and better evaluate teachers by collecting student data in rural communities in Haiti, using mobile technology for the upcoming school year. WebFirst will be designing, developing and implementing an elementary school data system for rural communities in collaboration with HavServe in Haiti and will expand data collection for multiple student outcomes and help educators and stakeholders find areas for improvement. The goal is to improve data collection and analysis, …Read More

Help Train, Fulfill MDGs Goals and Give Back to Fulfill US Pledge

Recent news revealed the pledge of the United States to rebuild Haiti is not being met.  Despite international donors pledging billions of dollars to help Haitians “build back better,” little progress has resulted.  Despite progress in Haiti being easier with established programs developed prior toHaiti’s earthquake, much of the recovery fund was awarded to projects that were not damaged during the earthquake.   To help the country “build back better,” it is critical for volunteers and relief organizations to offer programs geared to promoting the eight MDGs goals including vocational training and …Read More

It’s Hot! Chip In for A Cool Water Bottle – Help A Haitian Child!

These are the words of E.E. Hale, who enrolled at Harvard University at the age of 13.  Hale was an American author and historian.  More importantly, he fought for the little guy, for children and to improve intolerable situations and had the chance to reach his full potentials as a student, an opportunity not existent for most children in Haiti.To provide such opportunity and hope, HavServe volunteers have joined forces with Peter Hall, Hope2o CEO, in a focused attempt to support the most vulnerable in Haiti by provide long-term clean …Read More