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Ecole Communautaire St. Marc

Children of Cabestor once made a four-hour trek to the small town of Lascahobas in the Central Plateau to attend school. Now, students who would otherwise be out of reach can seek an education at their own community 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 could afford materials and uniforms for the school year. With 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

FOUNDED: 1979

PRINCIPAL: Georgelinde Ferdinand

FOUNDER: Roger Cesael

SUPERVISOR: Josue Jean Francois

GRADES: k-6

 

A Quick Look

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40%

Girls

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60%

Boys

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7

Teachers

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253

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 3

 

 
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water + SANITATION PROGRAMS

STATUS:
Phase 4

 

 
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HEALTH + Nutrition PROGRAMS

STATUS:
Phase 4

 

 
 

 

PHASES OF SUPPORT

 
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Sponsor This School

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.