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  • 1
    An Innovative Rotary-to-Rotary Partnership: Making the Impact of the Whole Greater than the Sum of the Parts.
  • 2
    Haitiis 1/3 of the island ofHispaniola
    (With nearly identical population levels, Haitian GDP = $ 5B, and Dominican Republic GDP = $ 32B )
  • Haiti by the numbers
    309 million
    9 million
    $47,123
    $1,164
    32 of 147
    147 of 147
    99%
    62%
    0.6%
    6.3%
    United States
    Haiti
    Population
    GDP (per capita)
    Water Poverty Index
    Literacy
    Infant Mortality
  • 4
    Infant Mortality rate of 6.3% (Over 10x the US rate)
    One of these
    Has been hard to find in
    Haiti
    * Haiti ranks last/worst in the global water poverty index
  • 5
    But Rotary and Haiti Outreach are
    Helping
    Rotary Safe Water Plus Program – 100,000+ people in Central Plateau now have access to safe drinking water
  • 6
    …and the Children have stopped dying!
  • There was a woman who spoke of her two-hour walk to the river.
    She brought her young children, who were also tasked with carrying water.
    The river water was likely contaminated.
    The new well shortened her one-way trip to 15 minutes.
    Her children will now be able to attend school.
  • Water will get them through the day.
    Education will get them through life.
  • Haiti Outreach
    Started in 1997
    Based in Minnesota and Pignon, Haiti
    Non-Profit 501(c)3 and Registered NGO in Haiti
  • Haiti Outreach
    VISION:
    For Haiti To Become a Developed Country
    MISSION:
    To Collaborate With The People of Haiti to Build and Maintain Community-Initiated Projects That Advance Their Development
  • Haiti Outreach Staff, Board and AssociatesStaff – 41 in Haiti, 4 in U.S.
  • Clean & Available Water – Including Safe Water Plus Program with Rotary
  • Building Public Schools
  • Economic Development with Micro-lending
  • Haiti Outreach Development Features
    Haitian people, communities involved from beginning to end and beyond
    Projects are THEIR ideas, needs
    Responsible group organized, trained to manage, maintain and repair
    Money collected and spent for maintenance – sustainable over time
    All in open - transparency
    16
  • Education Accomplishments
    Built 3 Public Schools and 1 School Addition for a total of 2,000 students
  • Central Plateau of Haiti
    200,000 potential secondary school students
    Only 4 public secondary schools
    ONLY 18% of Haiti children attend secondary school
  • La VictorieLycee - Public Secondary School
    2008-10 Project of the Rotary Partnership for Haiti
    Inauguration October, 2010
  • La Victorie School
    Serves over 400 students
    Haitian Education Ministry
    staffs, supports, maintains the school
    Includes a safe water project
    Funded through generous donations of clubs and individuals from District 5950, 5580, 6250, 5960 and other individual supporters of Haiti Outreach
  • Meanwhile, 10 miles away…
    Rankit, Haiti
    8,000 town residents, 20,000 in area
    No public secondary school building
  • 22
    Our Opportunity . . .
    Make a real difference
    Focused and achievable goal of $300,000
    Multi-club partnership
    Significant Matching Funds from anonymous donor
    • Similar to other schools already built by Haiti Outreach
    • Concrete and steel structure
    • Uses local labor and Haitian construction company
    • Seven classrooms, each with a capacity of up to 60 students; can have second shift – potential for 840 students
    • Administrative office, solar electricity, computer lab and library
    • Desks and blackboards for the classrooms
    • Clean water well and latrine
    • Haitian Ministry of Education will staff, support, and maintain the school once built
    • Community donated the land
    RankitLycee
  • 24
    These children deserve a chance to attend school to improve their lives and create futures
    Will you help?
  • Our mission:Rankit Public Secondary SchoolGroundbreaking: February, 2012Classes Begin: September, 2012
    $225,000
    $300,000
  • 26
    Rotary Clubs working together can make the difference!
    1+1=3
    Making the Impact of the WholeGREATER than the Sum of the Parts
  • YOU and others($195,500) by 4Q 2011
    Donations already received ($22,500)
    Anonymous Donor ($82,500)
    $300,000
  • Ask yourself…
    Can my club help?
    Can I get corporate/community support?
    Can I personally contribute?
  • 29
    What can you do?
    • Become a ‘partner’ club
    • ‘Sponsor’ a Classroom, Desk or Student
    • $ 43,000per Classroom
    • $ 2,200per Desk(three students per desk)
    • $ 360per Student
  • 30
    Partner Clubs (to date):
    Brainerd
    Hutchinson
    Maple Grove - - - - - - - - - - - >
    Minneapolis City of Lakes
    Minneapolis Uptown
    Aschaffenburg-Schonbusch
    in Germany
    And several more joining soon…
    Deep Freeze Dunk January, 2011
    Will you join us to build this school?
  • 31
    How to get involved:
    Contact a member of the Rotary Partnership to learn more…
    Dale Snyder
    Haiti Outreach & Minneapolis Uptown Rotary
    612-929-1122
    daleesnyder@aol.com
    Richard Slieter
    Rotary Club of Brainerd
    218-251-1892
    Richard.G.Slieter@state.mn.us
    Steve GasserRotary Club of Hutchinson
    612-226-2606
    steve@vimm.com
    Patrick Joyce
    Minneapolis City of Lakes Rotary Club
    612-819-0782
    patrick.m.joyce@Medtronic.com
    www.RotaryPartnershipforHaiti.org
    We CAN Do This !
  • Water will get them through the day.
    REMEMBER:
    Education will get them through life.