Healthcare and Education in Haiti

Statue in HaitiTrip Overview:

Trip Partners:

The group will be hosted by Outreach to Haiti, who have been working in the Caribbean nation for over 25 years. Operating primarily in Port-au-Prince, they provide health care services, support of two orphanages, and help students to achieve success in education through student sponsorships, scholarships, after-school and summer programs, as well as a neighborhood meal program for children.  They regularly facilitate immersion visits for traveling groups to learn about Haiti - its people, culture and land.Education in Haiti

Sample Itinerary:

Day 1: Travel to Port-au-Prince; Orientation

Day 2: Tour Christ Roi campus; meet pen pals; evening celebration with dinner and DJ

Day 3: Visit primary school in morning; meet with Human Rights lawyer; Visit national history museum

Day 4: Brunch at Historic Oloffson Hotel; Meet with a member of the Ministry of Education to discuss policy and initiatives; Visit St. Theresa Orphanage in the afternoon

Day 5: Visit and tour the Barbancourt Rum Factory and Museum; Wynne Farm (sustainable farm and reforestation project) tour will include hiking

Day 6: Visit secondary school in the morning; university tour in the afternoon; meet representative from National Human Rights Defense Network about education activism in Haiti

Day 7: Visit the craft shop outside of Port-au-Prince; visit to small zoo; meet again with pen pals and evening celebration with live Haitian music

Day 8: Travel back to GettysburgHaiti coast