Empowering Girls Through Education in Haiti
Cause of the Week
[video of a group of people sitting] [woman being interviewed, English translations appearing on screen: Some people might say that I am a lucky person. Yes, you can receive help.]
[video of women reading] but to be a valuable person means making your own success.
[video of a building] [on screen text: The sisters are enrolled in the Laurent Secondary School, a private secondary school in the area that can pay their teachers thanks to teacher salary subsidies from Hope for Haiti.]
[school girl being interviewed, translation: Like Nelson Mandela said,]
[video of girls studying, working in a classroom] “Education is the most powerful weapon to change the world.
As my little sister said to me once, I would love to open some schools to help others have an education so they can change their lives and be able to take care of themselves too.
[video of students collecting water] [on screen text: Schools like Laurent Secondary partner with Hope for Haiti and receive Teacher Training, School Supplies, Fresh Water, and Sanitary Washrooms for all students, particularly girls.]
[video of girls walking home] on screen text: Follow @hopeforhaitifl for daily updates on our programs!]