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Ecole Communautaire Saint Michel

Unable to finish school, the founder dropped out in fourth grade to help his mother and father farm in the mountainside fields. This is the reality of many children in vulnerable communities across Haiti. The community school of Morne Mouton, or Sheep Mountain, was started by the founder who gave part of his land atop the mountain that has an outstanding view of the Central Plateau to originally serve as a place to teach adults how to read and write. After contacting Summits Education, it transitioned into a primary school. The founder was part of the first graduating 6th grade class and is now on his way to completing high school. During the construction of the school, the community came together to carry bags of sand and other supplies up the mountain. Many barefoot. Gerard Butler came to visit the school in Morne Mouton with our partner, Mary’s Meals. There is hope in the community: to one day have a computer room, planting of more trees to provide shade to the community, and water. 

Access from Mirebalais: Some driving & 1 hr 1/2 walking or less

FOUNDED: 1991

PRINCIPAL: Maxo Petit

FOUNDER: Yphaniel Millien

SUPERVISOR: Toussaint Durame

GRADES: k-8

 

A Quick Look

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53%

Girls

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47%

Boys

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7

Teachers

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186

Students


 
 
 

 

Ongoing Support

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Teacher Training

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Materials + Supplies

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CURRICULUM DEVELOPMENT

 
 

Ongoing Development

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INFRASTRUCTURE SUPPORT

STATUS:
Phase 4

 

 
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WATER + SANITATION PROGRAMS

STATUS:
Phase 2

 

 
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HEALTH + NuTrition PROGRAMS

STATUS:
Phase 2

 

 
 

 

PHASES OF SUPPORT

 
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AN INVESTMENT OF $25,000 SERVES 186 STUDENTS FOR ONE YEAR

When you sponsor a Summits school you are investing in the promise of a bright future for the children of Haiti. Our mission at Summits is nothing less than changing the trajectory of a generation of Haitians to aim for a better life, a more sustainable community, and a vibrant and productive country. To achieve this goal, we are committed to providing the very best education to our students, by training their teachers, building their schools and supporting them as they reach far beyond the mountains of the Central Plateau to realize their most ambitious dreams. When you sponsor a Summits school you are helping to make dreams come true.