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Rotary Partnership for Rankit, Haiti School


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Rotary Partnership for Rankit, Haiti School

  1. 1. 1<br />An Innovative Rotary-to-Rotary Partnership: Making the Impact of the Whole Greater than the Sum of the Parts.<br />
  2. 2. 2<br />Haitiis 1/3 of the island ofHispaniola<br />(With nearly identical population levels, Haitian GDP = $ 5B, and Dominican Republic GDP = $ 32B )<br />
  3. 3. Haiti by the numbers<br />309 million<br />9 million<br />$47,123<br />$1,164<br />32 of 147<br />147 of 147<br />99%<br />62%<br />0.6%<br />6.3%<br />United States<br />Haiti<br />Population<br />GDP (per capita)<br />Water Poverty Index<br />Literacy<br />Infant Mortality<br />
  4. 4. 4<br />Infant Mortality rate of 6.3% (Over 10x the US rate)<br />One of these<br />Has been hard to find in<br />Haiti<br />* Haiti ranks last/worst in the global water poverty index<br />
  5. 5. 5<br />But Rotary and Haiti Outreach are<br />Helping<br />Rotary Safe Water Plus Program – 100,000+ people in Central Plateau now have access to safe drinking water<br />
  6. 6. 6<br />…and the Children have stopped dying!<br />
  7. 7. There was a woman who spoke of her two-hour walk to the river.<br />She brought her young children, who were also tasked with carrying water.<br />The river water was likely contaminated.<br />The new well shortened her one-way trip to 15 minutes.<br />Her children will now be able to attend school.<br />
  8. 8. Water will get them through the day.<br />Education will get them through life.<br />
  9. 9.
  10. 10. Haiti Outreach<br />Started in 1997<br />Based in Minnesota and Pignon, Haiti<br />Non-Profit 501(c)3 and Registered NGO in Haiti <br />
  11. 11. Haiti Outreach<br />VISION:<br />For Haiti To Become a Developed Country<br />MISSION:<br />To Collaborate With The People of Haiti to Build and Maintain Community-Initiated Projects That Advance Their Development<br />
  12. 12. Haiti Outreach Staff, Board and AssociatesStaff – 41 in Haiti, 4 in U.S.<br />
  13. 13. Clean & Available Water – Including Safe Water Plus Program with Rotary<br />
  14. 14. Building Public Schools<br />
  15. 15. Economic Development with Micro-lending<br />
  16. 16. Haiti Outreach Development Features<br />Haitian people, communities involved from beginning to end and beyond<br />Projects are THEIR ideas, needs<br />Responsible group organized, trained to manage, maintain and repair<br />Money collected and spent for maintenance – sustainable over time<br />All in open - transparency<br />16<br />
  17. 17. Education Accomplishments<br />Built 3 Public Schools and 1 School Addition for a total of 2,000 students<br />
  18. 18. Central Plateau of Haiti<br />200,000 potential secondary school students<br />Only 4 public secondary schools<br />ONLY 18% of Haiti children attend secondary school<br />
  19. 19. La VictorieLycee - Public Secondary School<br />2008-10 Project of the Rotary Partnership for Haiti<br />Inauguration October, 2010<br />
  20. 20. La Victorie School<br />Serves over 400 students<br />Haitian Education Ministry<br />staffs, supports, maintains the school<br />Includes a safe water project<br />Funded through generous donations of clubs and individuals from District 5950, 5580, 6250, 5960 and other individual supporters of Haiti Outreach<br />
  21. 21. Meanwhile, 10 miles away…<br />Rankit, Haiti<br />8,000 town residents, 20,000 in area<br />No public secondary school building<br />
  22. 22. 22<br />Our Opportunity . . .<br />Make a real difference <br />Focused and achievable goal of $300,000<br />Multi-club partnership<br />Significant Matching Funds from anonymous donor<br />
  23. 23. <ul><li> Similar to other schools already built by Haiti Outreach
  24. 24. Concrete and steel structure
  25. 25. Uses local labor and Haitian construction company
  26. 26. Seven classrooms, each with a capacity of up to 60 students; can have second shift – potential for 840 students
  27. 27. Administrative office, solar electricity, computer lab and library
  28. 28. Desks and blackboards for the classrooms
  29. 29. Clean water well and latrine
  30. 30. Haitian Ministry of Education will staff, support, and maintain the school once built
  31. 31. Community donated the land</li></ul>RankitLycee<br />
  32. 32. 24<br />These children deserve a chance to attend school to improve their lives and create futures<br />Will you help?<br />
  33. 33. Our mission:Rankit Public Secondary SchoolGroundbreaking: February, 2012Classes Begin: September, 2012<br />$225,000<br />$300,000<br />
  34. 34. 26<br />Rotary Clubs working together can make the difference! <br />1+1=3<br />Making the Impact of the WholeGREATER than the Sum of the Parts<br />
  35. 35. YOU and others($195,500) by 4Q 2011 <br />Donations already received ($22,500)<br />Anonymous Donor ($82,500)<br />$300,000<br />
  36. 36. Ask yourself…<br />Can my club help?<br />Can I get corporate/community support?<br />Can I personally contribute?<br />
  37. 37. 29<br />What can you do?<br /><ul><li>Become a ‘partner’ club
  38. 38. ‘Sponsor’ a Classroom, Desk or Student
  39. 39. $ 43,000per Classroom
  40. 40. $ 2,200per Desk(three students per desk)
  41. 41. $ 360per Student</li></li></ul><li>30<br />Partner Clubs (to date):<br />Brainerd<br />Hutchinson<br />Maple Grove - - - - - - - - - - - ><br />Minneapolis City of Lakes<br />Minneapolis Uptown<br />Aschaffenburg-Schonbusch<br />in Germany<br />And several more joining soon…<br />Deep Freeze Dunk January, 2011<br />Will you join us to build this school?<br />
  42. 42. 31<br />How to get involved:<br />Contact a member of the Rotary Partnership to learn more…<br />Dale Snyder<br />Haiti Outreach & Minneapolis Uptown Rotary<br />612-929-1122<br /><br />Richard Slieter<br />Rotary Club of Brainerd<br />218-251-1892<br /><br />Steve GasserRotary Club of Hutchinson<br />612-226-2606<br /><br />Patrick Joyce<br />Minneapolis City of Lakes Rotary Club<br />612-819-0782 <br /><br /> <br />We CAN Do This !<br />
  43. 43. Water will get them through the day.<br />REMEMBER:<br />Education will get them through life.<br />