In Haiti the academic year 2018 to 2019 was tough. The school year was punctuated with periods of inability to attend classes because of violent demonstration and roadblocks. However, schools were able to function intermittently depending on if the roads were barricaded or not. In spite of the difficulties, 28 new Montessori teachers graduated in […]
I took the opportunity yesterday Now 27, to meet with our teacher trainer and teachers from 3 preschools in a nearby safe area. This week in Haiti has been less turbulent and without the levels of political violence we have seen recently. Some schools opened their doors, but parents are still afraid to send their […]
Although the school year was punctuated with periods of inability to attend classes because of violent demonstration and roadblocks, our students teachers remained motivated and are now sitting their final exams. The school year has already ended for over 3000 children in our partner schools, so all the little ones are already on vacation.
Arrived in Haiti on the 7th of April with 185 pounds of luggage filled with Montessori materials. I used my AAdvantage miles to purchase a business class ticket because it enabled me to bring 3 suitcases at 50lbs each and two pieces of hand luggage. So the only cost to the Foundation was US$110 to […]