The Montessori development in Haiti – an overview

A short summary of the Montessori development since our first training year in 1986/87 – and a letter from a former preschool child, now a student in France – from the book VISION WORKS…, 2008, by Peter Hesse, pages 122 to 132. 4 pages PDF

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Activities of the Peter-Hesse-Foundation in 2013 in Haiti

The year 2013 started with a positive note as our new training centre finally opened for classes after 3 year of struggling to rebuild after the earthquake. With your help we accomplished the following in Haiti in 2013:– Completed 80% of the teacher training facilities,– began training a new promotion of students who will graduate as […]

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In 2013, the “Peter-Hesse-Stiftung”, the formal structure of the Peter-Hesse-Foundation in Germany, made a global commitment for child-centered Education for All (EfA) and consolidated its long-term existence and functioning

To durably strengthen our ties with the Association Montessori Internationale (AMI), AMI’s President and the association’s Executive Director became two new members on our board.On 8 February 2013 the German state-authorities for foundations formally approved a significant alteration of the statutes of the “Peter-Hesse-Stiftung” making this independent German legal structure fit to continue providing a […]

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30 years of helping to make a better life for Haiti’s less fortunate

On 7th December 2013 the Peter Hesse Foundation celebrated 30 years of helping to make a better life for Haiti’s less fortunate. This year, with the financial assistance of a small group of faithful friends and donators, we were able to relaunch the teacher training program in the new centre that was built to replace […]

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775 children will already receive a higher quality of education this academic year.

31 teachers benefit from the teacher training facilities since it was inaugurated in December 2012. The group consists of student-teachers who are pursuing the Diploma course, as well as a certificate course. Attending teachers came from: Gonaives, Leogane, Jacmel, Kenscoff, Tabarre, and Marchand Dessalines. When schools resume in September 2013, after the summer vacation, these […]

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Walls of dormitories finished

Students from the “Berufskolleg Kempen” vocational school in Germany made a second visit to Haiti in their continuing support to build a new teacher training center in the small town of Liancourt to replace the one that was destroyed in the 2010 earthquake. So far two groups of young men who said “We do not […]

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In Haiti, work to build the Montessori teacher training center continues

The sanitary units are being prepared and the drilling of a water well is now firmly planned. The German volunteers, who had already prepared the ground for the houses of the training center in Liancourt in April, are in full preparation for their second building trip to Haiti. The group from the Kempen “Berufskolleg” (comprehensive […]

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