A potato plant coming up A garlic plant starting to grow Students transplant cabbages A lesson about carrots in the school garden

Friends of Matenwa Inc

Org #83014
Vetted since 2020
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Friends of Matenwa supports programs that offer the Matenwa, Haiti community and, by extension, other communities of Haiti opportunities to improve their education, social justice, community and cultural development, health and welfare. Friends of Matenwa emphasizes building local capacity and maintaining a high level of respect for local priorities. Friends of Matenwa supports the Matenwa Community Learning Center (MCLC) and its unique educational program that is based on the following core principles that offer a fundamentally different approach to learning: 1. Elementary grade classroom instruction is delivered in Creole. Thus, students learn to think, read, and write in their native ton... read more

Projects (1)

Project Leaders
Friends of Matènwa
Friends of Matènwa
Samantha Menard, Christine W Low
Organization Information
91 Aberdeen Ave
Cambridge, MA 02138
United States
Organization Information
91 Aberdeen Ave
Cambridge, MA 02138
United States

Project Reports

Each of GlobalGiving’s nonprofit partners is required to send quarterly donor reports detailing the impact of their work. Here are some of their recent updates:

Jul 28, 2021
There's always something new to try
Over 1,000 people - students, teachers, directors, and community members - benefited from the Institute technicians’ expertise across this year’s 18 trainee schools. Overall, schools are...
Apr 1, 2021
Growth mindsets: Haitian farmers young and old build their skills
Thank you for your contribution to help Haitian farmers fight hunger on the island of La Gonave! As we transition into spring and a new planting season, Friends of Matènwa is excited to update...
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