Hinche Christian Elementary School

Hinche, pronounced Hĭnch, has a population of about 50,000 people and is located in the center of Haiti near the Dominican Republic border. The students at this one-room Hinche Christian Elementary School sit on long wooden benches facing blackboard partitions. The school is connected to city water and electricity. Once children complete elementary school, they attend a secondary school located nearby.

School Info

Official School Name: Ecole Mixte Coeur Jesus
Principal: Jean Rony Pierre
Asst. Principal: Mirlande Fanfan
Administrator: Dougnie Pierre
Total Students: 207
Number Sponsored: 148
Number of Teachers: 9
Grades Taught: Preschool (K1-K2) Kindergarten (K3) – 6th Grade
School Hours: 8:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Facility: The main school building, funded with grants from Hope for Haiti’s Children, is constructed of concrete block with a metal roof and concrete floor. It also serves as the meeting place for the Hinche Church of Christ.

Current Needs – Hinche

Phase 2 of Reconstructed Primary with new Secondary School – In 2022, we completed the 1st and 2nd floors and a meeting area.

Phase 3 of Reconstructed Primary with new Secondary School – In 2021, this school began the process of rebuilding. Demolition was completed in October and construction began on Phases 1 & 2. In  2023, plans call for completing the rooftop flooring with guard fencing ($20,000)

Rooftop Kitchen – Construct new rooftop kitchen to provide better ventilation and space to serve lunch to the children ($20,000)

Water Purification System – Install a school water purification system ($10,000)

Friday VBS & Summer Lunch Program – The school wants to host a weekly VBS on Fridays in the summer and feed the children a hot meal with a take-home bag of rice and beans every week ($32/child)

You Can Help Today

Through a Child Education Sponsorship, you are helping to lift a child out of poverty and providing them the hope of a better life.

Every penny of your $36/month goes directly to help your sponsored child. No monies are taken out for fundraising or for U.S.
administrative expenses.

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