Partners With Sassier

Bringing hope.  Creating opportunity.

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Kanaval

In Haiti, as in many other Caribbean nations, the weeks leading up to Ash Wednesday are filled with celebrations, culminating in Carnival (Kanaval in Haitian Creole), which begins the Saturday before Ash Wednesday.

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For the Love of Sport

One of the great blessings of our relationship with the people of Sassier is the way it inspires others.  A perfect example is the partnership forged for us with Dreamweaver International by our longtime friend and supporter, Chris O’Donnell (not the movie guy, but the handsome guy from Winnetka).

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Length of Concrete Road built by Sassier Community in 2011

Children Being Educated in Sassier Parish School (2004)

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Adult Literacy Rate in Haiti (Compared to 98% in US)

Funds Spent Educating a High School Student (2014) College Pierre Toussaint--Sassier

Funds Spent Educating a High School Student (2014) New Trier Township High School—Winnetka $21,372

Children Being Educated in Sassier Parish School (2014)

Length of Gravel/Dirt Road Rehabilitated by Sassier Community in 2011

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Percentage of Fully Certified Teachers in Sassier Public School (Compared to 0% 10 Years Ago)

Classrooms in Sassier Parish School (2003-2004)

Classrooms in Sassier Parish School (2014-2015)