A Healthy Appetite for Education

  Proper nutrition is a crucial factor in the healthy cognitive development of a child. In Haiti, chronic malnutrition affects 24% of children under the age of five and rises as high as 40% for children living in the poorest of areas. With rural households spending more than 70% of their income on food and more than half of Haiti’s population living below the poverty line of $1 a day, it is undeniable that proper nutrition is an imminent concern. By offering basic health services and free meals to children …Read More

The Primary Need For Education

  The Millennium Development Goals are markers of economic and social progress for the developing nations around the world. The United Nations have established areas that garner necessary attention from the global community which will make a difference to the marginalized individuals living in impoverished conditions. To achieve universal primary education for all the children of the world is to support the fundamental human right that so many boys and girls never experience because of the economic and political conditions in which they are living. Team HavServe is determined to …Read More

An Educational Discussion

With all the commotion in the world, it is not unusual to get tangled up in personal agendas and daily routines. However, when the dust settles from our day-to-day living, it is important to remind ourselves to take a look around at what is happening across the globe. Often, we turn to the news to inform us about the crucial topics which demand our attention, but when yesterday’s news is no longer news-worthy in today’s headlines, it is easy to dismiss the likelihood that people are continuing to endure unfortunate …Read More

Educational Outreach for Haiti

“Education must be more than factual enlightenment – it must enrich the character as well as the mind.” Ronald Reagan, proclaiming a “National Day of Reflection” in honor of Rabbi Schneerson’s 80th birthday. On April 3, 2012, the United States will be celebrating Education and Sharing Day, which recognizes the importance of education in the development of a strong and stable society. Education and Sharing Day promotes the value of education in honor of Rabbi Menachem Mendel Schneerson, who committed his efforts to outreach and education around the world. Education …Read More

Get Creative About Education

Are you passionate about achieving universal primary education for all children and want to flex some creative muscles? The OECD is holding their 2012 Global Youth Video Competition and it is a perfect opportunity for HavServe volunteers who are eager to share their experiences of education with the rest of the world. The OECD’s competition is a chance for HavServe volunteers to express their perspective about the progress made on behalf of achieving universal primary education in Haiti, and the need for continual support in the area. As a participant …Read More