Trainees hear about the benefits of composting Trainees learn how big a garden plot should be Help Raise 50K for Haitian Farmers to fight Hunger Help Raise 50K for Haitian Farmers to fight Hunger

Friends of Matenwa Inc

Org #83014
Vetted since 2020
2010
year founded
$8,967
raised on GlobalGiving
1
year fundraising
0
projects funded
* Amounts in US Dollars

Mission

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
Team
Samantha Menard, Christine W Low
Organization Information
91 Aberdeen Ave
Cambridge, MA 02138
United States
6175438844
Organization Information
91 Aberdeen Ave
Cambridge, MA 02138
United States
6175438844

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:

Dec 3, 2021
Where do we grow from here?
Matènwa Community Learning Center trainers are excited to kick off the school-year this fall with a new cohort of teachers and directors from seven schools here on the island of La Gonave....
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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