By: Hindy Louisnel. December 8, 2014 Noting the ravaging unemployment in Haiti, SOPUDEP’s founders have yearned to implement a professional training program for their students since the inception of the school in 2002. After years of providing services such as classical education, a hot lunch program, and more recently the scholarship program, SOPUDEP’s opportunity to [...]
By Ryan Sawatzky CJS, CLUB DES JEUNES DE LA SOPUDEP (Youth club at SOPUDEP) is a student based association primarily made up of grade tens at Institution Mixte de SOPUDEP. On their own initiative at the beginning of the school year, they began a fundraising project to help those patients at their community hospital who have […]
By NICHOLAS D. KRISTOF Published: December 7, 2013 New York Times PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti — ALMOST four years after the earthquake that devastated Haiti, Darline St. Luc, 13, is one of the hundreds of thousands of people who are still homeless. She and her family get by in a leaky, rat-infested shack made out of old […]
By: Ryan Sawatzky Original Post, August 2013 The proverb, "All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy", refers to the fact that incessant labour with no leisure time makes a person boring. I would argue that it could go on to say that a person in indefinite laborious motion has their physical, mental [...]
By: Rea Dol Originally Posted, July 2012 Any country wanting to engage in the process of development for a prosperous future must invest in education. In this crossroads of Haiti’s history, it still is not a priority for the Haitian State to take charge of education and to implement suitable means to ensure the training […]
From the best-selling authors and creators of Half the Sky: Turning Oppression into Opportunity for Women Worldwide comes a compelling new book and documentary film, A Path Appears. In the book A Path Appears, coming September 23, Nicholas Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn provide a unique and essential narrative about making a difference in the world — and a roadmap to becoming a conscientious global citizen. The PBS documentary series premiering in January 2015 examines the struggles women face in the United States and abroad, and the inspiring individuals working with them to create effective solutions.
To really know Haiti’s overwhelming needs and what SOPUDEP is accomplishing through their community programs to combat it; there is no better way than to experience it first-hand. For this reason, SOPUDEP offers inclusive tours and volunteer opportunities for international visitors.Know more