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: Work with Medical Clinic and Nutrition Program; go with Health Workers into community for Mobile Clinic

Day 3: Visit Croix-des-Bouquets (Haitian artisans using metal to create art)

Day 4: Brunch at Historic Oloffson Hotel; Conversation with university students; Meet with Education Director

Day 5: National Museum; Visit Artisans' Co-op; Participate in lunch program at school

Day 6: Visit Mother Teresa's Hospital; Visit La Maison l'Arc-en-Ciel (home for children affected by HIV)

Day 7: Visit to sustainable farm and reforestation project

Day 8: Travel back to GettysburgHaiti coast