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

Chamar Almonord

Bonjou! I am Chamar and my birthday is 7 Dec 2007. I live with my aunt right now. I like learning French, Math, and Reading. I hope to go into medicine after I graduate. I would like to continue my studies in the US. I like to play basketball. My favorite colors are pink and red. My best friend is Kechney. In school my teachers say that I work hard and do a good job but sometimes I’m a bit too social and talk a lot!

Jean Renald YeYe

Hello, my name is Jean Renald. My birthday is 6 Oct 2006 and I’m in third grade. I live with my mother, sister, and brother. My favorite subjects in school are Math and French. I am good at answering questions and participating in class. My dream is to someday go to the US to study to become a medical doctor.

Saika Pierre

Sanaika is 8 years old. Her birthday is March 4th, 2007. She lives with an aunt and several cousins. Her favorite subject in school is math. She hopes to become a nurse to help Haiti some day. When she is not in school she likes to read. Her favorite color is pink!

Tommy L. Dume

Hi! My name is Tommy. I live in St. Marc and just joined the Haitian Roots program. My birth date is 7 March 2009. I live with my mother and sister. I love to draw.

Ted Woodensky Edme

Bonjou! I am new to the Haitian Roots Academy. My bio will be posted soon!

Soraya Vorela Camillie

Bonjou! I am new to the Haitian Roots Academy. My bio will be posted soon!

Sabrina Blanca Casimir

Hello! I’m Blanca. I was born 18 July 2006. My favorite subjects in school are Math and Grammar. When I’m not at school I like to play volleyball with my friend Denis. When I grow up I want to become a doctor!

Rose Berlin Charles

Hi! My name is Rose and my birthday is 7 Nov 2007. I am behind in schooling because I haven’t had the chance to attend school until I came to the Haitian Roots Academy. But my teachers say that I am very smart and learn quickly. My best friend at school is Christine. I like to learn about science at school. Someday I hope to be able to travel to other countries and work with children because I really like little kids.

Romauld Saintil

Bonjou! I am Romauld. My birthday is 3 Sept 2006. My favorite thing to do is run and play soccer. I would like to become a policeman someday. I like to smile but my teachers say that I have a serious personality. I work hard at school!

Henry Prag Joseph

Hello! My name is Joseph. My birthdate is 22 March 2001 and I’m in the 8th grade at the Haitian Roots Academy. I have a big family. I live with my grandmother, my mother, uncle, aunt, and siblings. My favorite subject to study is English and I hope that someday I can go to the US to study. I am interested in learning more about psychology as well. I like helping people and hanging out with my friends.

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