Who Benefits? Everyone!
Students benefit from:
~ a practical online education, combined with in person assistance, leading to gainful employment.
~ valuable internship opportunities, giving them real world experience.
~ the opportunity to break the cycle of poverty for themselves and their families.
Haitian Organizations benefit from:
~ a pool of educated, self-motivated young people ready for job opportunities now.
~ workers with skills learned from American academic partners and backed by the credibility of HCN.
Haiti benefits from:
~ a change in the false mentality, that in order to succeed and prosper students need to leave Haiti.
~ developing an ethical, national leadership from within Haiti not outsourcing from other countries.
The World benefits from:
~ the development of a future generation of productive citizens and a more stable, better educated, and less financially dependent Haiti.
Donors benefit from:
~ Contributions that have a cumulative impact. When you help a student get an education you are setting them up to be able to provide for families, make purchases in local businesses, have a positive impact in their community, and improve the Haitian economy.
~ the opportunity to develop personal connections virtually with individual students through email, Facebook, or Skype chat.
~ In business lexicon:
– A lower risk tax deductible investment in Haiti due to program structure and accountability.
– Responsible financial stewardship, accountability, and reporting.
– Measurable Return on Investment, active partnership.
Higher Education Institutions benefit from:
~ using HCN as a satellite location in Haiti, using existing curriculum online.
~ positive public relations for existing and future donor bases.
~ opportunities for educational focused mission trips to HCN in Montrouis, Haiti.
~ collaboration between American students and Haitian students online providing cross cultural experiences.
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