Adat Shalom Haiti Project

2018 SERVICE MISSION TO HAITI: DECEMBER 20-28, 2018. More information here

The Haiti Project program is now in its 7th year with 100+ participant families to date. Read the  Religious News Service feature about the project.  Read the March 2018 report of Adat Shalom's efforts in Haiti.

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Adat Shalom Haiti Project Timeline - Click here to read about the history of this project. 

Participating in the Project

Haiti is one of the poorest countries in the western hemisphere with a per capita income of less than $2.00/day for 80% of the population. Public education is not provided and education must be privately funded. Your gift will help support a child's primary education!

Join your fellow congregants & pledge $100 each year for five years. The Haiti Committee donates approximately $8,000-$10,000 per year to NICL to help provide support in the areas of teacher salaries, tuition scholarships for those families in extreme need, and for equipment/facility enhancement for the school.

Use this form to make a pledge, to express interest in participating in a future mission trip to Haiti or to volunteer to work on the committee.

For information about the following program aspects, please contact the co-chairs of the Haiti Project
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Adat Shalom Haiti Project Information & Resources

- Faith & Service in Haiti by Rabbi Sid Schwarz, May 21, 2018

PlayingMarch 2018 Report with a List of Current Haiti Partners

The School: Nouvelle Institution Chretienne de Leogane (NICL)

The Community Center in Guerin, Haiti (Leogane Region)

• 2015 Haiti Project Update Video 

• January 3, 2015 – Rabbi Sid’s Sermon on the Haiti Project

• March 8, 2014 – Shabbat Service with Pastor Johnny Felix and Rabbi Sid

- December, 2012 – Hanukkah to Haiti Brochure

• March 21, 2012 – "Adat Shalom's Incredible Mission." Washington Jewish Week 

Special Impressions from the 2011 Haiti Trip

 

Recommended Books & Articles

Painting• Danticat, E. (1998).The Farming of Bones. New York: Soho Press.

• Farmer, P. (2011). Haiti After the Earthquake. New York: PublicAffairs.

• Kidder, T. (2004). Mountains Beyond Mountains: The Quest of Dr. Paul Farmer, A Man Who Would Cure the World. New York: Random House.

• Jan 7, 2012 Economist article on hope for Haiti 

Social Action Opportunities

For more information on the Social Action Committee, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. For information on a specific project, please, contact the project leaders directly. See the Social Action Opportunities page for details. Read the Social Action Brochure here. Read the latest Social Action Newsletter here.

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