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Nonprofit Overview

Causes: Children & Youth, Children & Youth Services, Education, International, International Relief, Primary & Elementary Schools, Secondary & High Schools

Mission: The mission of Haiti Child Sponsorship is to provide a quality education, basic health care, and one hot meal per day to the students of The Good Shepherd School in Pele, Haiti bringing dignity, hope and a future to the community.

Results: The school has been in operation since 1982. This year, the earthquake destroyed the majority of the buildings. Temporary structures and tarps have been built to provide classrooms and continue educating and feeding the students. A partnership has been established with Architecture for Humanity to rebuild the school. Demolition and reconstruction is scheduled for January 2011.

Target demographics: The school provides preschool, primary and secondary education to students ages 3-18.

Direct beneficiaries per year: An average of 1200 students benefit per year from the school. A staff of 36 Haitians are employed as teachers and administrators.

Programs: School operations

travel training program

construction hurricane relief improvements rebuilt the multi purpose bldg.

food program

Community Stories

3 Stories from Volunteers, Donors & Supporters



Rating: 5

Haiti Child Sponsorship (HCS) is a phenomenal organization that provides quality education, healthcare, and one meal a day to over 1,200 children in Haiti. This is done through The Good Shepherd School located in Pele, arguably the poorest area in the entire world. In the fall of 2010, following the aftermath of the devastating earthquake that literally decimated the country, my husband and I were honored and humbled to be a part of an HCS mission team who traveled to Pele to assist in any way we could. While shocked and saddened by the extreme poverty and deplorable living conditions that the Haitian people were enduring, we also saw hope and joy through the ministry of The Good Shepherd School. The school was continuing to provide the necessary resources and supplies that defined its mission. The groundbreaking for a new and expanded complex was also accomplished while we were there. This school is a true beacon of hope for the people of Pele.


Rating: 5

They do wonderful things for the children of Haiti. Have seen first hand multiple times.


Rating: 5

I love Haiti Child Sponsorship and the work they do in Port-au-Prince! The school and community served benefits greatly from their investment -- from daily meals to clean water projects and rebuilding the school after the 2010 earthquake -- they have invested themselves into the local leadership for over 30 years! I have personally seen firsthand the work at the Good Shepherd School and Tent City school and am glad to support this life-changing work!