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


Wibens Desir


Tamara Joisilus

Needs a Sponsor


Schneider Marcelin


Salantha Nelson

Needs a Sponsor


Ricardo St Juste

Needs a Sponsor


My Sherline Dorissaint


Louinse Dorvil


Kermensly Jasmin Civil


Lehi Leandro Jean Charles

Needs a Sponsor

Hi! I’m Lehi Leandro. I am 8 years old and in 3rd grade. I live with my 2 little brothers and my parents. I attend the Haitian Roots Academy. I always try to be very helpful and responsible. My dream is that one day I will become an airplane pilot and travel all over the world!


Karline Bellevue


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