WHY?

to empower persons, especially women, to have the opportunity to grow and raise themselves, their families and their community out of poverty.  

WE ASPIRE…

for Mizak (Musac de LaVallee, Jacmel Haiti) to be a PROSPEROUS and EDUCATED community!

WE DO…

HAPI EMPOWER’S WOMEN and EQUIPS LOCAL LEADERSHIP to promote and advance the HEALTH, ECONOMIC and SOCIAL well-being of ‘Mizakians’. (Musac de LaVallee, Jacmel, Haiti)

What’s our ‘BHAG’? (Big, Hairy Audacious Goals!)

1. Improve community health through expanding Felisane Health Center with greater accessibility to urgent and preventative health care attended by skilled Haitian health professionals.
2. Increase food security and household income with improved agricultural and animal husbandry opportunities

3. Educate young people for employment, higher education, leadership, and entrepreneurship. 

What’s our desired outcomes?

  1. Eradicate extreme poverty and hunger
  2. Reduce maternal and infant / child mortality
  3. Ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all at all ages
  4. Promote sustainable economic growth
  5. Achieve gender equality

Comments? Questions?

HAPI
valeriemcelestin@gmail.com
616.446.9558 (c)
PO Box 68227

Grand Rapids, MI 49516-8227