Facts & Figures
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Lycée Jean-Baptiste Pointe du Sable is the only school of its kind in Haiti.
100% of our program is supported by donations.
School starts at Nursery level (Pre-K) and will end at 12th grade.
Currently, 409 children are currently enrolled in Grades Pre-3 thru 5th Grade.
We enroll 40 more children each year at the Pre-4 level, two classes of 20 children each.
At full capacity Pre-K-12, the school will have 720 students.
90% of the children come from families living in extreme poverty.
About 1/3 of the children come from the community that immediately surrounds the school campus and 2/3 come from the greater Saint-Marc area.
Hand in Hand for Haiti is the largest employer in the city of Saint-Marc, providing over 60 full-time and 40 part-time jobs.
Hand in Hand for Haiti’s 2018 operating budget was 1.71 million USD.
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Hand in Hand for Haiti
100 United Nations Plaza, 43D
New York, NY 10017
Pointe du Sable
Route Nationale #1 Pont-Leocan