In the final week we invited the student volunteers to reflect and evaluate the campaign. We divided them into five groups and asked each group to prepare a presentation and followed these with a general discussion around the challenges they faced in carrying out the campaign and how we could possibly move forward. The students […]
This weeks theatre and campaign was in the Bobin neighborhood of Peguy Ville, a high density community with a maze of narrow alleyways and a mix of permanent and informal housing. The neighborhood has a high level of domestic violence and this was evident from the moment we arrived and began to arrange our posters […]
This week we performed our first street drama in Jalouszie neighborhood of Petion-Ville. The hillside neighborhood is home to some 200,000 people with a high level of sexual violence. The neighborhood has no clinic and relies on a few resident nurses and midwives to provide health services for residents. The pharmacy belonging to FASA member […]
Ann Konbat Vyolans Kap Fet Sou Fanm is a six week media and street theatre campaign against all forms of violence against women and children run by a group of 20 SOPUDEP students and ex students. The main components of the campaign are performing two street plays; engaging with the general public especially other youth […]
Haiti is a country with difficult living conditions, particularly for the youth, who seek activities for social integration, and the creation of items that are useful to them, their families and their communities. The following students are participating in a new initiative that SOPUDEP has launched, that a Rotary Club Member in Canada (Barrie, Ontario), […]
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