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       Prepared by the staff of Haiti Reborn, a project of the Quixote Center.

                                      February 2001

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American Friends Service Committee
Contact: Denise R. Davis
1501 Cherry Street
Philadelphia, PA 19102
215 241-7016
215 241-7026 (Fax)

Started in 1989 at the end of the repressive Duvalier dictatorship, AFSC-Haiti works with
more than 120 community-based groups in rural fishing towns and subsistence
agricultural communities in the remote southwestern coastal area of the Grand Anse
Department. The program is helping these communities make tangible improvements in
their health and economy while creating the framework for a democratic society at the
grassroots. There are four components: community health, economic development,
education and community organizing, and institutional development.

The community health component works through 32 trained local health agents and more
than fifty volunteers to provide health education, such as interactive workshops on family
planning, child nutrition and recuperation, sanitation, and prevention of sexually
transmitted diseases and AIDS. It

also provides preventive health services, such as child vaccination, and tuberculosis
screening. Professional medical staff serve the area's 40,000 people from the newly
constructed AFSC Health and Training Center in Irois.

The economic development component offers farmers training and technical assistance to
improve crop yields, plant vegetable gardens for better diets, reintroduce the Creole pig
(a vital resource for local families), vaccinate livestock and chickens, and reforest slopes
with fruit and other valuable trees (e.g., papaya, citrus) to prevent erosion and provide

The education and community organizing component is the axle of the program, enabling
community-based groups to develop their capacity and vision to transform themselves.
Through this very important component, the groups learn how to plan, manage, and
implement local projects, as well as to work together to solve local problems. They are
trained in democratic procedures, accountability, gender issues, development of women's
leadership skills, and adult literacy.

The institutional development component helps staff, all Haitian, strengthen their
administrative skills and develop structures for accountability and governance. The long-
range goal of AFSC-Haiti is for staff and community supporters to create an autonomous,
independent NGO of their own to carry on this work.

Antwan Izmery Center for Peace
Contact: Ron Voss, Bertony Domond
#6 Rue A Martiac
Port-au-Prince, Haiti
(509)246-3717, fax: same

The Izmery Center works in collaboration with the Visitation House in the capital. It
houses the offices of Pax Christi Haiti and the Haitian Solidarity Network of the
Northeast; serves as an educational center (literacy, library, scholarship) for the
neighborhood, and contains a medical laboratory with plans to add a tool bank and
FONKOZE office.

Art for Life
4240 Alton Place
Washington, DC 20016
Contact: Lora Iannotti

Art for Life began in the spring of 1996 as a development project of Hands Together, Inc.
Art for Life promotes and sells the arts and crafts of Haitian artists, including handmade
statues, masks, decorative boxes and many other items. The profits from these sales go
directly to the artists and their families.

Association for Haitian American Development, Inc. (AHAD)
AHAD/Creole Connection
P.O. Box 2332
Decatur GA 30031-2332
Contact: Serge Daclama

Publishes Creole Connection

Goal: to increase general public awareness by presenting positive information on Haiti
and to present the Haitian view.

Alternative Chance/Chans Alternativ
c/o Lynx Air International
PO Box 407139
Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33340
Michelle Karshan, Executive Director
(011509) 404-1545 (cell)
(212) 613-6033 (answering service in NY)
Based in Haiti, Alternative Chance is a self-help, peer counseling program founded in
1996 by Michelle Karshan with four criminal deportees and one "throwback". Alternative
Chance advocates on behalf of these two populations and works to challenge the
injustices of US policies on immigrants. Services include, orientation to Haiti, job
training and counseling, French classes, wrongful deportation screening, an English
library, peer counseling and referrals to services, emergency services, alternatives to
violence workshops, family mediation and counseling, and a public education campaign.
Emergency services include housing, medical invervention, and the feeding of
imprisoned criminal deportees upon their arrival in Haiti.

Beyond Borders
P.O. Box 18964
Philadelphia PA 19119
Contact: David Diggs
215-242-1553 (Philadelphia) 202-686-2088 (Washington, DC)
215-242-1559 fax or

Beyond Borders is a group of people who join together out of devotion to Christ to work
for justice and peace by fostering transformative learning within and across cultural and
economic borders. We foster transformative learning by: supporting indigenous
organizations in Haiti; placing volunteers who are seeking to learn from, and live out the
gospel within Haitian communities; hosting short visits of small groups of people from
industrialized countries who want to learn more about how to confront human misery and
hunger in the world.

Bureau Haitien d"Information
c/o Lynx Air, Box 407139
Ft. Lauderdale FL 33340
(Located in Port-au-Prince)

Publishes "Haiti Info" bulletin every three weeks in English; publications in Creole;
video documentary library; documentation center.

Center for Economic Justice

1737 21st St. NW
Washington DC 20009
Contact: Beverly Bell, Director
202-265-3677 fax

144 Harvard St. SE
Albuquerque NM 87106
505-232-3101 fax

Strengthens Haitian movement's fight against neoliberalism and for economic justice.

Center for International Policy
1755 Massachusetts Avenue NW
Washington DC 20036
Contact: James Morrell

Defense and consolidation of democracy in Haiti. Delegations, conferences, website and

Christian Service International
804 W McGalliard Road
Muncie IN 47303
Contact: Eddy Cline (Muncie)
Greg Benson (Port-au-Prince)
509-257-7849 (Port-au-Prince)
765-286-5773 fax

Christian Service International (CSI) operates a clinic approximately 12 miles east of
Port-au-Prince. Medical and dental volunteers are needed to serve on teams. CSI also
maintains a Mission House where teams and in-country missionaries stay. CSI operates
teams year round for construction, medical, BVS, feeding programs, evangelism and
introduction to mission teams.

Council on Hemispheric Affairs
Contact: Larry Birns
1444 I Street
Washington, DC 20005
202-216-9261, fax: 216-9193

The Council on Hemispheric Affairs (COHA) publishes a biweekly nesletter, "The
Washington Report on the Hemisphere." Many times we have published articles that
feature Haitian issues. In search for pertinent Haitian issues, we have become quite
knowledgeable about the country.

CREFED, Centre de Recherche et de Formation Economique et Sociale pour le
Contact: Suzy Castor
10, Rue Jean Baptiste
Canape Vert, Port-au-Prince, Haiti
(509)245-3100 fax: 245-2759 or

Formation/development and research. Micro-projects and alternative communication.

Crowing Rooster Arts
180 West Broadway, #302
New York, NY 10013

Crowing Rooster Arts produces film and videos which chronicle, analyze and give life to
Haiti's continuing struggle for democracy and self-determination. We also produce audio
tapes and CDs of music and poetry from some of Haiti?s most renowned artists, as well
as work from those unknown.

Deaf World Ministries
291 LaCosta Street
Nokomis Florida 34275
Contact: Louis Foxwell

Working with deaf groups in three Haitian cities.

Dumas M. Siméus Foundation - Saving Lives and Giving Hope in the Artibonite
Region of Haiti
812 South 5th Avenue
Mansfield, TX 76063
Contact: Vanessa Dickey
817-473-5246 phone
817-473-7886 fax

Our mission is to improve the standard of living for the people in the Artibonite Valley of
Haiti by providing medical care, clean water, nutritional services, educational
opportunities and clothing to the community.

Ecumenical Program on Central America and the Caribbean (EPICA)
1470 Irving Street, NW
Washington DC 20010
Contact: Scott Wright
202-332-1184 fax

EPICA works in solidarity with the people of Haiti, popular organizations and the church
to promote social and economic justice and a just U.S. policy toward Haiti. We do this
through publications, delegations, and advocacy work.

Eighth Day Center for Justice
205 W. Monroe
Chicago IL 60606
Contact: Kathleen Desautels, SP
312-641-1250 fax

8th Day Center for Justice works in collaboration with the "Tenth Dept" and other justice
activists, both locally and nationally, to support and advocate for the self-determination
of the Haitian people.

Espoir Center for Caribbean Arts & Culture
421 East Ferry Street
Detroit Michigan 48202
313-342-6174 (Vice-Chair: Julio Bateau)
313-927-1352 (Krik Krak ed. Dr. Karen F. Davis)
313-342-6174 or 313-927-1345 fax
or (Jean Alce, Chairman)

Espoir began in 1986 as an educational, cultural, and charitable organization primarily
focused on Haiti; however, board members have always included people from other
Caribbean nations. In the past, Espoir has sent direct funding to Haiti for social welfare
projects, supported Eye Care, Inc. through hosting annual Haitian art sales in Detroit,
assisted efforts in settling Haitian refugees in Michigan, and sponsored essay contests on
Caribbean themes for high school students (with cash awards for use in college). We are
currently focused on completing the development of the Center for Caribbean Arts &
Culture, as far as we know only the second Caribbean Center in the USA (after New
York), and developing educational and cultural programming to be housed at the Center.
We publish an occasional newsletter, Krik Krak.

Essential Action
P.O. Box 19405
Washington DC 20036
Contact: Ann Leonard
202-234-5176 fax

Essential Action and Multinationals Resource Center are related organizations which
work on international environmenntal, labor, health and related issues. Essential Action is
the campaigning arm of Multinationals Resource Center. Essential Action engages in
international environmental and related campaigns in partnership with Third World
Activists. Essential Action is a coordinator of Project Return to Sender – the campaign to
clean up Philadelphia’s waste dumped in Haiti.

Fonkoze USA
P.O. Box 53144
Washington DC 20009
Contact: Leigh Carter, Executive Director
202-667-1277 fax\fonkoze/

Fonkoze is Haiti’s alternative bank for the organized poor. It is an economic alliance of
peasant organizations, women’s collectives, cooperatives, credit unions, "Ti Machann"
groups and religious communities in Haiti set up to assist grass-roots organizations make
the transition from political to economic activity by providing financial and technical
services to its members.
For Haiti with Love, Inc.
P.O. Box 1017
Palm Harbor FL 34683
727-942-6945 fax

Working with the poorest of the poor in North of Haiti: 24 hour emergency medical,
constructing homes for homeless, food program, etc. Helping for over 30 years.

Friends of the Children of Haiti
4007 Smithville Road
Bartonville IL 61607
Contact: Richard G. Hammond, President
309-697-6573 fax

Our organization has been working in Haiti since 1991 as a not-for-profit organization
chartered in the State of Illinois. Overall experience dates from the early 1980’s. Our
main thrust up to this point has been to send a medical team to the Jacmel area in early
February each year. Last two years we have averaged 35 volunteers and 6000 patients.

We help arrange passports and visas for heart surgery in Peoria, IL and are developing
permanent site in Cyvadier for year round clinic availability.

Friends of Holly University
P.O. Box 21
Hampton, Ontario
Canada L0B 1J0
Contact: Dr. John Veldhuis

Supports the University in Port-au-Prince and makes possible the exchange of North
American and Haitian students.

Friends of the People of Haiti
3026 45th Street
Moline, Illinois 61265
Contact: Sally Moseley, President
Mike Moseley:
Diana Lovett:
Vanessa Trice:

We sponsor St. Anne’s Parish in Trouin, Haiti. We share our material wealth by
providing regular financial support to the parish and its parish-operated schools. We pray
individually and as a group for the welfare of St. Anne’s parishioners. We work to foster
awareness of the plight of the Haitian people.

Global Exchange
2017 Mission Street, Suite 303
San Francisco CA 94110
Contact: Moira Feeney
415-255-7296 x 226
415-255-7498 fax

Reality Tours, a division of Global Exchange, organizes and leads at least two
delegations a year to travel to Haiti for an educational perspective on current political and
economic issues. We meet with community leaders and members of grassroots
organizations in order to build a stronger relationship with a wider network of supporters
in the U.S.

Grassroots International
179 Boylston Street, 4th Floor
Boston, MA 02130
Contact: Katharine Kilbourn
617-524-5525 fax

Supports a food security program which includes support for human rights as well as
agricultural peasant initiatives and work on alternative development policies.

Greek Orthodox Church
Contact: Father Michael Graves
PO Box 407139 (LYNXAIR)
Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33340

Address in Haiti:
Maison Orthodoxe
Morne Calvaire #27
BP 15270, Petion-Ville
(509) 257-4805 (in Haiti)
(509) 257-0672 (Fax)

The Greek Orthodox Church in Haiti sponsors several primary schools for poor children,
with a total enrollment of 550. The church also sponsors two medical clinics, a youth
hostel, and several cottage industries (mops, candles, tortillas, etc.), and is in the process
of constructing an orphanage, school and church in the Jacmel area. There are three
churches: two in Petion-Ville and on in Metivier.

Haiti Advocacy, Inc.
1309 Independence Avenue, SE
Washington DC 20003
Contact: Merrill Smith
202-544-6429 fax (call ahead)

Informs and mobilizes American Haiti solidarity community regarding U.S. policies and
legislative measures affecting Haiti and its people in the areas of immigration, trade and
development and human rights.

Haiti Friendship Ministries
14 Lewis Place
Piscataway NJ 08854
Contact: Joel and Wendy Goldstein

The Haiti Friendship Ministries, a ministry of Missionary Ventures International, is
basically child sponsorship programs with an emphasis on relationships between
members of a church in the U.S. and children in a particular school in Haiti, along with
their families and community. The $15/month donated by a sponsor goes fully toward the
teachers' salaries and a lunch program and ensures that their child will benefit from
everything in the program.

Haiti Global Village, Port Haiti
Contact: Henri Deschamps
Port Haiti is the internet information port dedicated to Haiti and to the Haitian people.

Haiti Outreach Project/ Office of Missions and Outreach
Diocese of Grand Rapids, MI
650 Burton St. SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49507
Contact: Doug Porritt
616-248-3437 fax

"To be a visible demonstration of God’s Love to the people of Haiti." Participate in
promoting Parish Twinning, School Twinning, etc. Reverse Missions to educate and
equip participants to advocate on behalf of Haiti. Emergency funding to respond to
emergency critical needs of the Haitian people. Natural disaster or personal needs such as

Haiti Progress Newspaper
1398 Flatbush Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11210
718-454-5551 fax

Founded in 1983, Haiti Progres is a progressive weekly newspaper which covers events
in Haiti and in the diaspora. Articles in French, Creole and English. Offices in Brooklyn,
NY and Port-au-Prince. Internships available.

Haiti Reborn/Quixote Center Inc
P.O. Box 5206
Hyattsville MD 20782
Contact: Melinda Miles
301-864-2182 fax

Haiti Reborn is currently working to expand literacy on the island of Lagonav. We are
also assisting a reforestation program and training center in Grepin, near Gros Morne. In
addition to these projects based in Haiti, Haiti Reborn has coordinated Haiti Solidarity
Week, an international effort to bring Haiti into the spotlight, for seven years, and we
strive to stand in solidarity with the people of Haiti whenever and wherever possible.
Haiti Support Group
PO Box 29623
London E9 7XU
44 208 525 0456
44 208 525 0456 fax
A solidarity organization working to support Haiti's grassroots and popular sector in the
UK by publishing a bi-monthly newsletter, briefing journalists and the public, linking
with other UK organizations and organizing meetings and cultural events. Campaigning
for the return of the FRAPH/FADH documents, for workers' rights in the assembly sector
and for the trial of Jean-Claude Duvalier, Toto Constant and others.

Haiti Support Network
39 West 14th Street, #206
New York, NY 10011
212-633-2889 fax

The Haiti Support Network works to raise material and political support for popular
organizations and parties genuinely dedicated to Haiti?s self-determination. We also
work with U.S. community-based organizations in support of local struggles around such
issues as police brutality and immigration rights. Activities include delegations, public
forums, speaking tours and film screenings.

Haitian Apostolate, Diocese of Worcester, Ma.
Contact: Connie Barna
120 Hill Street
Whitinsville, MA 01588

Our organization has been ministering in les Cayes haiti for the last nine years.In 1996
the Bishop of Worcester, Most Reverend Daniel P. Reilly and the Bishop of Les Cayes,
Monsignor Alix Verrier entered into a covenant of prayer and support between our two
Dioceses. We have several projects of interest. They are: 1. Twinning-Parishes, and other
organizations are twinned with like organizations in Haiti for the purpose of offering
financial and spiritual support,and developing relationships between our two peoples.
2.Education-Through individual donations, the people of Worcester have sponsored more
than 400 children for education in les Cayes. We expect to enroll 500 children for the
2000-2001 school year. Also, we have set up tutorial classes for those students needing
more individual care, and have established a work/study program that assists secondary
students in paying for their own schooling by working part time. 3.Medical Outreach-
Several times a year, physicians and nurses volunteer to travel to Les Cayes to conduct
clinics presenting various specialties, including OB/GYN, Dental, Orthopedic,
Chiropractic, and Pediatrics. Also, the medical community in partnership with the
community at large, donate thousands of dollars worth of Medicines and medical
equipment annually. Further, when the medical situation warrents, individuals are
brought to Worcester to receive medical care not readily available in Haiti. On January
31, 2000, construction was begun on a dispensary in La Savann, one of the
neighborhoods of Les cayes. The cost of the clinic, $60,000 US, was donated by
individuals in the Diocese of Worcester in collaboration with the Dominican Sisters of
Tacoma Washington. 4. Education at home-The Apostolate provides speakers to schools,
parishes, community organizations, and anyone else for the purpose of educationg
American citizens as to the situation in Haiti. Through these education opportunities, we
encourage people to be involved in social justice and peace issues, and to stand in
solidarity with our brothers and sisters in les cayes. 5. Mission Opportunities-We have
purchased a mission house in les Cayes, Kay Sen Pol,from which our programs are
conducted and housing is provided for mission groups.We are currently developing plans
to involve the local college communities in for credit courses, focusing on the culture,
politics, social issues,economy, and religion of Haiti. The labs for these courses will be
conducted at Kay Sen Pol. The target date for the first such course is Winter semester,
2001. 6. Other programs- We support and encourage existiing Haitian organizations such
as Fonkoze, the Tourism Committe of Les cayes, Foyer St. Etienne(nursing home), and
Fraternite des Jeunes de la Rue(an orphanage for boys).We collaborate with such
organizations as The Missioary Oblates of Mary Immaculate, Help the Aged, Food for
the Poor, The Immaculate Conception Hospital of Les cayes,Beyond Borders, The
Brenda Strafford Hospital,The Salesians, The Missionary Sisters of Charity, CRS, and
many others.

Haitian Health Foundation
Contact: Marilyn Lowney
97 Sherman Street
Norwich, CT 06360 USA
(Also Rue Rochasse, Jeremie, Haiti, WI)
860-859-9887 (fax)

The mission of the Haitian Health Foundation is to improve the health and well being of
the poor, the sick, and the infirm of the greater Jeremie, area. This is accomplished
through: a secondary care outpatient clinic, a Public Health outreach program, nutritional
rehabilitation services, safe motherhood services, community development programs,
self-help programs which advance family and community self-sufficiency responding to
emergencies and crises with humanitarian relief, and programs to facilitate the exchange
of knowledge and expertise between Haitians and the international community

Haitian Health Institute
91 East Concord Street, Room 200
Boxton MA 02118
Contact: Jean Boisronol
617-414-4676 fax

Haitian Health Institute’s priority is the development of a plan through which to improve
health care and education in the Haitian Community, in part by facilitating linkage,
networking, and collaborating between health, school, social services, religion and
cultural agencies.

The Haitian Ministries of the Norwich Diocese
Office of Haitian Ministries
Diocese of Norwich
1595 Norwich-New London Turnpike
Uncasville, CT 06382

The Haitian Ministries of the Norwich Diocese is a non-profit organization with the
commitment to create a permanent presence in Haiti to empower and support Haitians
helping Haitians in their struggle for self-determination.

Haitian Ministry Commission
Diocese of Richmond
811 Cathedral Place
Richmond VA 23220
Contact: Cosmas Rubencamp, CFX, Executive Secretary
804-359-5661 x 221
804-358-9159 fax
The Commission oversees the projects, events, trips to Haiti, connected with our
twinning relationship with the Diocese of Hinche, Haiti.

Haitian Street Kids, Inc.
Contact: Michael W. Brewer, RN, Pres.
We are a home and advocacy organization for abandoned and abused restavek children
and streetkids in Haiti. Our primary objective and goal it to advocate equal rights and
demand humane treatment for the streetkids of Haiti and to rid the country of the tradition
of restavek child slavery. Our home, Family Circle, is home to many of the children we
work with.
Hope International
Contact: Don Rowley
Hope International is a non-profit organization dedicated to the next generation in Haiti,
through support of schools and orphanages.

Hôpital Albert Schweitzer
1410 Magellan Drive # 101
Sarasota, FL 34243
Contact: Page Saiia, Communications Director

Hôpital Albert Schweitzer is dedicated to improving the health care and quality of life of
Haitians. Located in Deschapelles, Haiti, HAS serves 285,000 residents in its 610 sq.
mile service area in the Artibonite Valley. Founded by Gwen Grant Mellon and the late
Dr. Larimer Mellon, (an heir to one of America?s great oil and banking fortunes) HAS
has succeeded in its mission since the hospital opened its doors in 1956.


Friends of Hopital Albert Schweitzer
Milwaukee Chapter
Contact: Andrew Rawson
262-650-8296 (fax)

Friends of Hôpital Albert Schweitzer (FHASH) is a non-profit entity with the sole
purpose of serving Hôpital Albert Schweitzer.

Hospice St. Joseph
Lynx Air International #407139
Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33340
Contact: Ann Weller, CSJ

-Guest house for serious visitors.
-Clinic for poor five afternoon per week.
-Hospitality for sick poor coming from mountains.
-Coordination of education funds for 140 students.
-Assistance with medical cases needing U.S. treatment.
International Association of Educators for World Peace (IAEWP)
Contact: Mark Gill, Envoy to the Caribbean
573-332-0623 fax

An NGO since 1973 with the United Nations, IAEWP serves to bring issues regarding
education/economic development to the attention of the world. Envoy to the Caribbean
(Dr. Gill) writes articles on Haiti for UNNews, the official publication of the IAEWP.
This publication goes to 107 countries around the world and is used as a forum to bring
attention to issues in Haiti that they would not otherwise know.

La Gonave Economic Help Organization (A Haiti Outreach Program)
202 South State Street #1212
Chicago Illinois 60604
Contct: Ivelyne Armand
312-431-0415 fax

La Gonave Economic Help Organization’s goal is to bring relief to the people of La
Gonave through additional schools, increased health care, agricultural programs and
humanitarian aid.

La Troupe Makandal
621 Rutland Road #4C
Brooklyn NY 11203
Contact: Lois Wilcken
212-529-1955 fax

La Troupe Makandal has joined Fanmi Ginen, a community group in the impoverished
Portail Leogane zone of Port-au-Prince, in creating a cultural center that would link the
folk arts with literacy. La Troupe Makandal is using its non-profit status to raise seed
money for the project.

Lambi Fund of Haiti
P.O. Box 18955
Washington DC 20036
Contact: Julie Meyer
202-833-3713 or 800-606-9657 call to fax

The Lambi Fund’s mission is to support the grassroots, democratic movement in Haiti—
the movement that is the hope for Haiti’s future. The Fund finances and provides
extensive field support and training to small economic development projects. Projects are
conceived and implemented by peasant, women’s or community associations and are
designed to generate income and become self-sustaining within 18 months.

Minority Development and Empowerment Inc./Haitian Community Center
470 NE 13th Street
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33304
Contact: Mr. Francois Leconte, President, CEO
954-764-5109 fax

MDE Inc. is actively involved in the City of Fort Lauderdale’s "Sister City" program,
providing resources to the city of St. Marc. MDE, Inc. will also incorporate a micro-
lending program in several rural areas in the upcoming year.

Mission of Mercy
Contact: Brother de Paul, Founder/Director
P.O. Box 2256
Minneapolis, MN 55402-0256
612-529-9236, fax: same

For 26 years, educational, medical and feeding programs. An ecumenical organization
with 10 slum schools in Cite Soleil; a small trade school and malnourished infant clinic
for mothers and infants who are very ill in the Balyanen area; seven buildings in Leogane
in a complex for abandoned older women; feeding programs at all schools, including the
La Charrue School in the Fte Nationale area. Supported by gifts of interested persons - no
government or institutional church support - people helping people.

Multinationals Resource Center
P.O Box 19405
Washington DC 20036
Contact: Ann Leonard
202-234-5176 fax
Multinationals Resource Center (MRC) and Essential Action are related organizations
which work on international environments, labor, health and related issues. MRC is a free
information clearinghouse for Southern activists and supports environmental groups
around the world, including in Haiti. MRC recently launched an email listserve on
environmental issues in Haiti.

Operation Green Leaves
Contact: Nadine Patrice

Operation Green Leaves is a non-profit organization whose mission is the Environmental
Education of the Global Haitian Community and the Reforestation of the Republic of

Orès Jozèf Publications
P.O. Box 519
Randolph MA 02368
Contact: Orès Jozèf
781-961-9619 fax

Publishes & distributes school materials, offers translations of documents in

PAPDA, Platfom Ayisyen Pledwaye pou yon Devlopman Altenatif
Contact: Camille Chalmers
#1, Angle Rue Fremy et Ave John Brown
Port-au-Prince, Haiti

The PAPDA is a coalition of grassroots organizations, non-governmental organizations,
socio-professional associations and popular education networks that formed in 1995. It is
a coordinated advocacy platform for Haiti's strategy of economic development.

Parish Twinning Program of the Americas (PTPA)
208 Leake Avenue
Nashville Tennessee 37205
Contact: Theresa Patterson, Executive Director
615-352-5114 fax
The Mission of the PTPA is to develop and maintain linkages of individuals and parishes
in North America with parishes and projects in Haiti, Latin America and Central
America. We facilitate communications, visits to Haiti, promote relationships between
the "twins" and encourage financial & prayerful support in solidarity with Haiti. We have
over 310 linkages in Haiti.

Partners in Health
Contact: Ophelia Dahl
113 River Street
Cambridge, MA 02139
617-661-4564, fax: 617-661-2669

Our sister organization, Zanmi Lasante (ZL) is based in the plateau central village of
Cange. ZL consists of an outpatient clinic, a 30-bed hospital, TB center, women's health
clinic, and a school. It is fully staffed by Haitian doctors, nurses, community health
workers and teachers.

Pax Christi Haiti Task Force
110 Lee Drive
Huddleston Virginia 24104
Contact: Adele DellaValle-Rauth, Chair

The PCUSA Haiti Task Force represents a deep commitment of Pax Christi USA to the
people of Haiti since 1985. It currently consists of seven members, a Consultant, and 11
Area Resource Persons from geographic regions throughout the U.S. The HTF educates
through dissemination of current information in the media and through talks to civic
groups and churches and advocates for just legislation affecting the people of Haiti. HTF
strongly networks with: 50 Years is Enough; Jubilee 2000; Quixote Center; Haiti
Advocacy, Inc.; Witness for Peace; and grassroots groups in Haiti such as Lambi and

The Pazapa Center and The Siloe Project
Contact: Jane MacRae, Peter Cunningham
Peter Cunningham
Jane MacRae

The Siloe Project is the US-based fundraising arm of Pazapa, a center for the education
and treatment of handicapped children located in Jacmel. These organizations have been
helping Haitian children and their families for more than 15 years and are funded through
donations from private individuals.

Peace Brigades International/USA
1904 Franklin Street #505
Oakland CA 94612
Contact: Rebecca Jaffe
510-663-2364 fax

Since 1995, at the request of Haitian community organizations, PBI’s development of
peace education curricula in Creole, scores of Haitian activists from dozens of popular
organizations have taken on co-facilitation of these dynamic collaborative workshops.
One day the project hopes to replace its volunteers with Haitian peace educators.

Peasant Association of Fondwa (APF)
P.O. Box 13062
Delmas, Haiti WI
Contact: Pere Joseph Philippe, C.S.Sp.

APF is a peasant association of approximately 500 members working cooperatively to
build infrastructure and bring economic develoment to the rural region of Fondwa. In
cooperation with FONKOZE (Haiti's alternative bank for the organized poor) APF is
embarked on a "model community development" program relying for technical assistance
on members of the Cuban Academy of Science.

Pittsburgh Regional Haiti Solidarity Committee
329 N. Fairfield Street
Ligonier PA 15658
Contact: Dr. Richard A. Gosser
724-238-4603 fax (primary) (secondary)

The committee sponsors educational events relating to Haiti and advocacy for Haitian
issues and assists Haitians living in the Pittsburgh region to become integrated into the
community. It also engages in direct advocacy concerning U.S. Haiti related policy and
legislation as well as collecting and shipping to Haiti various medicines, medical supplies
and school supplies (Sponsors a Vitamins and Pencils campaign with slide presentations
and speakers.)

Potters for Peace
2216 Race Street
Denver, CO 80205
Contact: Barbara Donachy
303-377-7998 fax


Faithworks Pottery
610 Chattanooga Valley Road
Flintstone, GA 30725
Contact: Jeff Rogers

Potters for Peace will begin work this summer with potters in Pandissou, Haiti. Our
activities will include training in the production of ceramic water filters, workshops in
beadmaking and the construction of an energy efficient kiln. We plan to continue the
filter project and assist with marketing.

Project Compassion: To Enrich the Lives of Children, Inc.
Contact: Roxanne Wright
151 S. 60th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19139
610-642-7078, fax: 610-642-0620

It is Project Compassion's mission to provide opportunities for Haitian children,
particularly in rural areas, to grow and develop through education. We provide funds for
children to attned school in order to become literate and successful in life. We provide
grants for Haitian teachers to develop professionally and we ultimately will help Haitian
children become entrepreneurs within their communities.

Project Teach/Konbit Pwof
Contact: Pierre Joanis
519-621-9505 fax

Project Teach/Konbit Pwof offers two-week professional development seminars for
Haitian teachers. The courses are taught by experienced teacher volunteers from the U.S.,
Canada, and Europe. They cover lesson planning and delivery, evaluation, classroom
management, and teaching methodology, with a special emphasis on children's rights.
Courses take place in mid-July, each year in a new location. Konbit Pwof 2001 will be
held in Jacmel, July 6-20.

Sacred Heart Church Haiti Twinning Program
Contact: Patricia M. Abner
(248)489-6539 - office
(248)488-9163 - fax
We work in Haiti in Ennery.

Self-Help Housing Foundation
Contact: Lance P. Durban
510-7610 (Haiti) 305-953-6591 (U.S.)
305-888-2628 fax

Self-Help Housing Foundation is a U.S. tax exempt housing advisor on UN housing
project which ended in 1983. Subsequently raised funds and funded a number of smaller
projects. No activity for 10 years, but seed capital seeks matching funds for a competitive
four year scholarship program for SUNY-Fredonia, whereby one Haitian high school
graduate would be awarded a fully paid four year scholarship each year upon promise to
return to Haiti for a minimum of four years in a chosen field.

Windows on Haiti
Contact: Guy S. Antoine

Windows on Haiti was designed to facilitate a positive learning of Haitian culture for
students of all ages. To study Haiti is to gain a remarkable insight into the nature of Man.
The objective is to facilitate this task by offering some interesting Windows on the
culture of Haiti. Includes sections on art, business, cuisine, history, life and opinion.
Contains list of links and current thought in the Haitian literary and progressive political

Witness for Peace (WFP)
1229 15th Street NW
Washington DC 20005
Contact: Steve Bennett

Witness for Peace leads two to three delegations to Haiti each year that look at issues of
U.S. policy and economic justice. WFP also participates in labor rights campaigns along
with our partners in Haiti.

Women's Perspective of the Ministry of Money
421 Meadow Street
Fairfield CT 06430
Contact: Rosemary Williams
203-336-2240 fax

We bring delegations of American women to Haiti and are in the process of developing
small economic partnerships with American and Haitian women.

Women's Perspective of the Ministry of Money
11315 Neelsville Church Road
Germantown MD 20876
Contact: Jan Sullivan Dockter

Women Perspective of the Ministry of Money offers seven to ten day pilgrimages of
reverse mission to Haiti that are spiritually focused and action oriented. These
pilgrimages bring together groups of Haitian women and American women to empower
one another through the sharing of information, advocacy, affirmation, organizational
assistance and in some instances, financial partnership.

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A Directory of Organizations Working In and For Haiti
Listed organizations working in and for Haiti.
Provided by the staff of Haiti Reborn, a project of Quixote Center

Association Women Sun of Haiti (AFASDA)
Works with women victims of violence/ issue of street girls in Cap Haitian
Based in the North (Cap Haitian, rue 21, J-K, # 145)
Ph#: (509) 431 40 89

Medical and psychological support to women victims of violence
Delmas 65, # 31, Port-au-Prince
Ph#: (509) 246 28 86

Centre for Specialized Education
Training for educators; train the trainers/main field: child education/issue of violence.
73, rue Enterrement, Port-au-Prince
Ph#: (509) 222 21 54 or 257 27 38 or 554 43 76

Women and poverty/support to economic initiatives for women
Delmas 29, rue Perez # 6,
Ph#: (509) 246 34 96

Enfofanm+ coordinator of CONAP
Enfofanm: communication network on women’s rights; documentation centre on women’s issue
Conap: Platform of women’s groups including Enfofanm, Fanm Deside Jakmel, Fanm Yo La, Kay
Famn and SOFA
16, Rue du Travail no. 1, Port-au-Prince
Ph#: 245 03 46

Foundation des Anciens Eleves de L'Institution Saint-Louis de Gonzague (FASLG)
Delmas 31, 1758 Port-au-Prince, Haiti

Fanm Yo La
Strengthening women’s leadership/capacity building
9, rue Cheriez, Canapé Vert, Port-au-Prince
Ph#: (509) 244 54 28 or 403 92 29

Haitian Women for Haitian Refugees
Haitian Women for Haitian Refugees is a group dedicated to providing a variety of services for the
Haitian community of New York City. With two full-time staff and fifteen volunteers, the organization
provides English classes for its predominantly English-limited immigrant community, helps develop
microenterprises, resettles refugees, advocates on behalf of domestic workers fighting for fair wage
demands, and organizes advocacy campaigns.
319 Maple Street, Brooklyn, NY 11225
Ph #: 718 735 4660
Fax#: 718 735 4664

Journalist at Enfofanm
Ph#: (509) 211 01 69

Kay Famn (part of CONAP)
Runs shelters for victims of violence + electoral observation
11, rue Arman Holly, no.11, Turgeau, Port-au-Prince
Ph#: (245) 5174

Lig Pouvwa Fanm
Issues: To encourage women to participate at all decision-making posts. Teaching leadership and
gender issues.
30 Rue Marcelin, Port-au-Prince
Ph #: 509 22 3035
Fax #: 509 45 8200

Pan American Development Foundation (PADF)
Civil society promotion/human rights advocacy and training
Delmas 31, # 27
Ph#: (509) 246 39 38
Fax#: (509) 246 07 86

MADRE - Haiti
MADRE is an international women’s human rights organization that works in partnership with
women’s community-based groups in conflict areas worldwide. The programs address issues of
sustainable development, community improvement and women’s health; violence and war;
discrimination and racism; self-determination and collective rights; women’s leadership
development; and human rights education.
121 West 27th Street, Room 301, New York, NY 10001, USA
Ph #: (212) 627-0444
Fax #: (212) 675-3704
E-mail: or
Website: International, Inc. International, Inc. is a private consulting firm based in Ottawa, Canada. Mosaic.
committed to participatory development; education and training; gender and development; private
sector development. The organization offers participatory project design and evaluation; impact
needs assessment; strategic planning; facilitation and training; special studies. Mosaic's network is
comprised of partners from Latin America, Africa and Asia.
705 Roosevelt Ave., Ottawa, Canada, K2A 2A8
Ph#: (613) 728 1439
Fax#: (613) 728 1154

Movement of Haitian women for Development and Education (MOUFHED)
Provide legal support to women in difficult situations
3, av. des Marguerites, Port-au-Prince
Ph#: (509) 245 85 70

National Coalition for Haitian Rights (Coalition Nationale pour les Droits des Haitiens)
Established as the National Coalition for Haitian Refugees in 1982 by a coalition of 42 U.S. and
Haitian religious, labor and human rights organizations, NCHR aimed to assure that Haitian asylum
applicants receive fair hearings in the United States and educate the U.S. public about the political
and economic causes of the Haitians' flight from their homeland. In 1995, NCHR initiated a new
programmatic division for helping increase the political effectiveness of the Haitian-American
275 7th Avenue 17th Floor
New York, NY 10001
Ph#: 212 337 0005

National Council of Women of Haiti (Conseil National de Femmes d'Haiti)
Umbrella organisation
BP 1082, Port-Au-Prince, Haiti

Solidarite Fanm Ayisyen / Solidarity with Haitian Women (SOFA)
Issues: runs shelters for women victims of violence.
1 bis, ruelle Amonvil
Coin Acacia-Nazon, Port-au-Prince
Ph#: 509 245 44 60
Fax#: 509 245 84 77

Women's Environment and Development Organization (WEDO)
WEDO is an international advocacy network that seeks to increase the power of women worldwide
as policymakers in governance and in policymaking institutions, forums and processes, at all levels,
to achieve economic and social justice, a peaceful and healthy planet and human rights for all.
WEDO's program areas are Gender and Governance, Sustainable Development, and Economic and
Social Justice.
355 Lexington Ave., 3rd Floor, NY, NY 10017-6603
Ph#: 212 973 0325
Fax#: 212 973 0335

En dehors d'Haiti - Ouside of Haiti

       Dr Greta Roy, Présidente
       1ère Avenue du Travail, # 33
       Port-au-Prince, HAITI


       Dr Gabriel Thimothee
       Phone: (509)-223-9371 / (509)-222-9328

       Dr Myrtho Marra Chilosi, Presidente
       Phone: (509)-257-1848

       Dr Lissa Jean-Pierre
       Phone: (509)-245-0509 / (509)-245-3307

       Dr Edith Dreyfus Hudicourt

       Phone: (509)-257-1085 / (509)257-5972

       Dr Maryse Saget
       Phone: (509)-234-1680

       Dr Yolaine Paultre Bijou, Presidente

       Dr Reynold Grand'Pierre
    Dr. Jean D. Cantave
    Pnone: 245-8888, 221-7457

    Dr Alexandra Buteau-Staco

o   Société Haitienne de Pédiatrie
    Dr Jacqueline Gauthier

    Dr Max Desrosiers
    Phone: (509)-245-1083

    Dr Jeanne Philippe
    Phone: (509)-234-0828 / (509)-222-9121

    Dr Gerard Leon
    Phone: (509)-245-1510

    Dr Roger Valme
    Phone: (509)-222-1324

    Dr Gerard D. Pierre


    Eric Jérôme, MD - President

    Pierre Jean-Noel, MD - President