Before the earthquake – 50% of Haitian children were out of school. Most children who traditionally went to school in Haiti attended private schools – 90% of Haitian schools were private and charged fees. Many poor parents could simply not afford school fees, uniforms, and school supplies and so their children missed out. Nearly half –47%– of adult Haitians are
Woolwich (NEWS CENTER) -- An intrepid group of 40 Maine businesses have banded together to overcome obstacles of getting aid directly to Haitian people and are building a school in the devastated Haitian community of Cabaret, Haiti. They are hoping it is just the first such project they fund and oversee in Haiti.