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Phone: 561-247-3870
4020 South 57th Avenue #101
Greenacres
Florida 33463
USA
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Target demographics: Impoverished children, ages 6+ who have not been eating regularly, have never attended school, do not have strong family support .

Direct beneficiaries per year: 100+ children/youth enrolled in the program, their siblings and family members, Haitian staff and their families

Geographic areas served: Jacmel Haiti and environs

Programs: Papier Mache, Painting, Mosaics, Leadership and critical thinking training, education, entrepreneurship, ACFFC youth community outreach, Mosaique Jacmel, Jours des Jeunes,

Mission:
Art Creation Foundation for Children (ACFFC) is a pacifist, non-religious, apolitical, NGO (Non-Governmental Organization). Our mission is simple: we serve over 60 children in Jacmel, Haiti. Art is the focus that provides them a future. Our children have been selected based on specific criteria. All of the children were between 6 and 11 when enrolled; they had never attended school nor did they eat on a regular basis. Many of our children are orphaned and were destined to a life on the streets. The children who are blessed with family are still living a life of severe poverty that should not exist in a world as advanced as ours. Knowing that these children now have an opportunity for a better life, arts education, schooling, consistent supply of food, medical care and support is an overwhelming relief to the children. We are a simple, grassroots, non- bureaucratic organization with no hidden agenda ... all we want is for our children to thrive and be children!

MISSION
Art Creation Foundation For Children is a non-profit arts organization created for education and personal growth of children in need in Jacmel, Haiti.
VISION
Children achieve self-sufficiency via the arts and education as well as internalize a sense of social responsibility, community and connectedness in partnership with ACFFC staff and supporters.

ACFFC was founded in 2000 and has been granted 501(c)3 status.

arts education - food - schooling - health care - love
Results:
Over 60 children in our program ... they are reading and writing ... doing basic math ... learning French and English ... learning traditional Haitian arts and crafts. All on a 'shoestring.' Shoestring = under $60,000 annual budget.

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08/09/14
I volunteered a year ago and it was an amazing experience. I saw first hand the good works of the ACFFC. I would assist them again in a heartbeat. I wish continue success to a wonderful organization helping some awesome kids... more »
08/09/14
The art created is truly unique, benefiting not only the children/students, but the recipient as well. Young people learn a trade, while devloping as an individual and an artist... more »
08/08/14
I found ACFFC in 2007, and my life has never been the same! I have been involved in many service learning fundraisers with college students for this group. I have made many trips to Haiti to work at the foundation. I am impressed for many reasons: ALL donations go straight to ACFFC, none kept for... more »
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