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A presentation outlining the purpose and vision for The Joseph School in Haiti.

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Website Vision

  1. 1. The Joseph School<br />Raising Haitian Leaders For Haiti’s Future<br />
  2. 2. Haiti’s future belongs to Haitians. <br />Massive humanitarian aid will not solve the country’s problems.<br />Long term solutions are only possible with strong, capable, moral leadership at all levels of society. <br />The Joseph School will help turn an orphan crisis into a leadership development opportunity by raising up the strong, capable, moral leaders of the future from the orphans of today.<br />
  3. 3. Haiti: Physical Need<br />Poorest Country in the Western Hemisphere<br />Average Income < $2/day<br />20% have “jobs”<br />80% live below the International Poverty Line; 54% in abject poverty<br />Life Expectancy = 61 years<br />
  4. 4. Haiti: Spiritual Need<br />80% Catholic<br />16% Protestant <br />> 50% practice Voodoo<br />
  5. 5. Massive Aid, Future Uncertain<br />Billions flowing to Haiti<br />Short-Term Aid<br />BUT, Fundamental Problems Remain<br />Poor Infrastructure<br />Exposed to Earthquakes and Hurricanes<br />Poor Educational System<br />Low Access to Healthcare<br />
  6. 6. Crisis to Opportunity<br />Crisis<br />Huge orphan population (300,000 – 400,000)<br />Orphanages house and educate orphans<br />Housing<br />Care and Discipleship<br />Consistent Education<br />Problems: <br />“Aging out”<br />Low education attainment<br />Difficult to break the cycle of poverty<br />
  7. 7. Haiti’s Future Belongs to Haitians<br /> Long term solutions must come fromwithin Haiti. <br /> Long term solutions will come from capable, visionary Haitian leaders with a deep love of country and a a desire to improve the lives of Haitians. <br />
  8. 8. Crisis to Opportunity<br />Opportunity<br />Orphanages care for and know the children<br />TJS–Orphanage Partnership can identify the high-potential leaders for further schooling. <br />These high potential leaders attend The Joseph School to live and receive an outstanding secondary education.<br />
  9. 9. Educational Gap<br />
  10. 10. Developing Haitian Leaders<br />
  11. 11. The Joseph School<br />Mission:<br />To develop Christian leaders for Haiti.<br />Objective:<br />To educate Christian leaders who will attend a university and eventually assume a leadership role in Haitin society, churches, business or government.<br />The School considers the life of Joseph, the orphan and overseer of Egypt as the model for this ministry.<br />
  12. 12. The Joseph School6 Fundamentals<br />
  13. 13. Academics<br />World Class Academics<br />Ongoing teacher training<br />School Director Training <br />Administration<br />Leadership<br />
  14. 14. Service<br />Required Community Service for all students<br />Students participate in school maintenance and cleaning<br />Students take leadership positions in service projects<br />
  15. 15. Leadership<br />Leadership curriculum taught as a part of school curriculum<br />Students expected to take leadership roles<br />Internship opportunities for students<br />
  16. 16. Discipleship<br />School Chaplin responsible for spiritual development<br />Students<br />Staff<br />Christian Studies curriculum required<br />Daily prayer and devotions in school<br />
  17. 17. Language<br />Students required to learn French and English. Spanish also offered.<br />Classes taught in French and English (immersion)<br />Creole spoken outside the classroom.<br />
  18. 18. Haitian History & Culture<br />Haitian culture practiced daily<br />Haitian history curriculum<br />Haitian patriotism encouraged<br />Buildings reflect Haitian practices <br />Creole spoken throughout <br />Haitian Arts Studied & Practiced<br />
  19. 19. Timeline<br />Goal: Open in fall 2012 with 60, 6th grade students<br />Add 1 class of 60 students each year through grade 13<br />At full strength, The Joseph School will house and educate approximately 350 future leaders.<br />Graduate the first class in 2020<br />Graduate 50-60 future leaders every year.<br />
  20. 20. Costs<br />A Haitian student can be fed, clothed, sheltered, nurtured and educated for less than $2000/year.<br />The school campus, including land, equipment and supplies for 350 children plus staff can be funded for $750,000.<br />The Joseph School is raising $1 million dollars to build, equip and fund the school. <br />
  21. 21. How can you help?<br />Pray. This is God’s project. Pray that He will continue to bless it.<br />Talk. Spread the word. Post a link to on Facebook, Twitter, your blog or anywhere else. <br />Go. We will travel to Haiti to help orphanages, schools and medical clinics. Join us.<br />Subscribe. Simply click on the “Sign me up!” button to receive The Joseph School news feeds and follow what God is doing here.<br />
  22. 22. Pray. Talk. Go.<br />Will you be involved in changing lives and changing a nation? <br />
  23. 23. Pray. Talk. Go.Will You?<br />
  24. 24. "The King will answer and say to them, 'Truly I say to you, to the extent that you did it to one of these brothers of Mine, even the least of them, you did it to Me.’ <br /> Matthew 25:40 NASB<br />If you will Pray, Talk, or Go, send an email to Jim Bryson at<br />Pray. Talk. Go.<br />