Ecole Communautaire St. Marc
Originally a four-hour trek for children of the community to the small town of Lascahobas in the Central Plateau, the school in the community of Cabestor reaches kids that would otherwise be out of reach. Along the same road as the other Summits schools of Dalles, Loncy, Morene and Roche La Pierre, Cabestor is a school built by our partners, Digicel. Even when sugarcane and millet suffered from a season of disease, the community banned together and fished in the nearby Lake Pèligre to sell in the market so that the students may afford materials and uniforms for the school year. With an incredible kindness, community members will welcome you with a cup of coffee and a fresh coconut.
Access from Mirebalais: An hour or more by car, no walking
PRINCIPAL: Georgelinde Ferdinand
FOUNDER: Roger Cesael
SUPERVISOR: Josue Jean Francois
A Quick Look
Materials + Supplies
water + SANITATION PROGRAMS
HEALTH + Nutrition PROGRAMS
PHASES OF SUPPORT
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AN INVESTMENT OF $25,000 SERVES 253 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.