Our Children

Children accepted into our education sponsorship program understand the benefits that an education can provide but, due to the tough economic circumstances in Haiti, are unable to afford the minimum costs of tuition and fees required to attend public school. After submitting an application, they are evaluated by one of our in-country coordinators and must be approved by a member of the Haitian Roots Board of Directors before they are accepted to our program. For $300/year (or $25/month) you help a child attend school -- an opportunity taken for granted by most of us. To the children (and their families) in our sponsorship program, receiving an education means hope for the future and an opportunity to break the cycle of poverty. You can change the life of one of these precious children by becoming a sponsor today!

If you give a man a fish he is hungry again in an hour. If you teach him to catch a fish you do him a good turn.

Anne Isabella Thackeray Ritchie


Isberta Hyppolite

Isberta was born 14 Nov 2007. She just began Haitian Roots Academy. One of Haitian Roots coordinators brought her to the school with her father and sisters just after her mother died. The coordinator said that her father desperately needs help to try to raise them. We're grateful they came to Haitian Roots Academy! But they need sponsors to be able to continue. Thank you.


Bethsaida Gesner

Hello! My name is Bethsaida. I am brand new to HRA and am just 3 years old. More information about me will be posted soon.


Sophonie Baltazar

Bonjou! I'm Sophonie. I am in the first year of kindergarten at Haitian Roots Academy, which starts when we are only 3 years old. More information will be posted about me soon.


Christopher Azor

Hello! I'm Christopher and I just started school at the Haitian Roots Academy. I am only 3 years old. More information will be posted about me soon.


Stephania Nailly Philistin

Needs a Sponsor

Hello! I'm Stephania! I am 3 years old and I come to school every day clear from Croix des Mision. I am new to HRA. More info will be shared about me soon.


Akim Couercia Orelien

Bonjour! I'm Akim. I'm 10 years old and live in one of the worst slums in the entire world--Cite Soleil. I am grateful for the chance to go to school. I am only in 1st grade so I am behind, but the teachers at HRA will help me to catch up!


Moroni Moneus

Hello! I'm Moroni! I am new to HRA. I'm 3 years old and travel every day from Croix des Mision for the opportunity to go to school. More info will be posted about me soon.


Moroni Jean Charles

Bonjou! I'm Moroni. I am new to HRA. I'm 3 years old and travel every day from Bon Repos to be able to go to school. More info will be posted about me soon.


Marie Christine YeYe

Bonjou! My name is Marie. I was born in 2008 and am currently in the 2nd grade at Haitian Roots Academy (2016-17). I like to study and do math. I hope I can be a doctor some day. My favorite food is rice with sauce. I am shy in class and sometimes my teacher thinks I'm not learning very quickly, but with time I think I will do just fine. I am a very good artist.


Jenny Samedi

Bonjou! My name is Jenny. My birthday is 7 July 2007. I live with my mom, dad, sister, and brother. I enjoy school. My favorite subject is French. I would like to become a nurse. My teachers describe me as gentle and shy. They say I learn quickly and I think so too. In fact, that is my favorite thing about myself--my intelligence. I think someday I would like to visit Canada.


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