Telling Our Narrative

Our Collective

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The Goals of the Haitian Women's Collective

Investing in and strengthening women-led organizations

  • Share the narrative of our impactful humanitarian and community development work in Haiti.

  • Build capacity of our member organizations, partners and allies.

  • Participate in policy initiatives that strengthen the sovereignty of Haiti and empower its people.

  • Collaborate on related projects including sharing in-kind resources, which includes our experiences, expertise and relationships in Haiti and the US.

  • Strategically engage and empower women led communities in Haiti.

Founding Member Organizations

These organizations have worked throughout Haiti improving the lives of the haitian people

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Community2Community

Our services are holistic and address issues of health & sanitation , water access as well as education and economic Development. We responded to the assessed need of healthcare access by developing the Continuous Care Initiative in partnership with 2 Mountainside Peasant Associations. In 2021, we equipped them with proper technology and wifi capabilities to strengthen their internal operations to execute the work in their community. With the support of our board members and donors, we successfully navigated shipping logistics to provide the hospital in Petit Goave with 22 barrels of medical supplies during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Organisation for Dondon Integral Development

In addition to our community and economic development initiatives, we have spent the past few years working to enhance our youth programming.  In the past 2 years this has included a focus on sports, girls empowerment and creating a youth program. In the summer of 2021, we had a summer camp for the youth of Dondon and it provided a variety of fun and educational activities. And while assessing the needs of the community, we decided to addressed unplanned adolescent pregnancy and recently opened a clinic which allows young people access to correct information and health care should be needed.

HEAL HAITI

Our services are holistic and address issues of health & sanitation , water access as well as education and economic Development. We responded to the assessed need of healthcare access by developing the Continuous Care Initiative in partnership with 2 Mountainside Peasant Associations. In 2021, we equipped them with proper technology and wifi capabilities to strengthen their internal operations to execute the work in their community. With the support of our board members and donors, we successfully navigated shipping logistics to provide the hospital in Petit Goave with 22 barrels of medical supplies during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Foundation for Advancement of Haitian Midwives

We build capacity for the profession of midwifery in Haiti. We have held several professional conferences and training sessions around addressing the complexity of gender based violence (GBV). We promote an international standard of midwifery education, leadership and the profession overall with a focus on community education & outreach, sexual & reproductive, general health needs and the importance of access.

Fleur De Vie

Our primary educational programs focus on the promotion of Back to School and literacy through Reading is Fundamental program. We support our partner schools with providing teacher training on key topics that help empower them in the classroom . Our Covid19 multi-community outreach responses was through publicity, social media and mask distribution. Having launched a recent fundraising campaign, our goal is to build a new school for the community of Anse a Veau which was directly impacted by the August 2021 earthquake.

HDRG

We focus primarily on economic development, women’s entrepreneurship, leadership and education. In 2019, we contributed to the establishment of an agriculture technical school in Guerin – and a girls after school program at École St Michel. After the August 2021 earthquake we provided financial support to the Julia and Jade foundation.

Partners

Haitian women led organizations that have received funding, capacity building or implemented a project with HWC

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