Haitian Initiative

Beauty & Culture

About Staff Sponsorship Impact Trips Haitian Exchange Blogs Videos Ways to Help Jack Schneider Memorial Fund Partners & Funders Donate Beauty & Culture Every trip that I’ve taken to Haiti always has what you could call a “poverty tour”. Some organizations go out of their way to highlight the “plight” of the people of Haiti.…

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Grief/Pain & Consideration

About Staff Sponsorship Impact Trips Haitian Exchange Blogs Videos Ways to Help Jack Schneider Memorial Fund Partners & Funders Donate Grief/Pain & Consideration Death and grief have a very bold presence in Haitian culture. Although death and sickness are facts of life wherever you go, I feel that it is especially part of everyday life…

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Cultural Intelligence & Effectiveness

About Staff Sponsorship Impact Trips Haitian Exchange Blogs Videos Ways to Help Jack Schneider Memorial Fund Partners & Funders Donate Cultural Intelligence & Effectiveness Cultural intelligence, or CQ, is a measurement of intercultural effectiveness. How much cultural intelligence you have will determine how well you work with and relate to those of another country. I…

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The Haitian Initiative’s Presence within the Community of Cite Soliel

About Staff Sponsorship Impact Trips Haitian Exchange Blogs Videos Ways to Help Jack Schneider Memorial Fund Partners & Funders Donate The Haitian Initiative’s Presence within the Community of Cite Soleil One of the core elements of Haitian culture is community. The people in Haiti live close together, work together, cook together, and generally do everything…

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June Haiti Impact Trip Day 5

About Staff Sponsorship Impact Trips Haitian Exchange Blogs Videos Ways to Help Jack Schneider Memorial Fund Partners & Funders Donate June Haiti Impact Trip Day 5 Our trip has been a wonderful mix of HI programs and visiting different areas of Haiti.  Today we drove to Saut D’eau, a beautiful waterfall not too far from…

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June Haiti Impact Trip Day 4 – Hannah & Kendra

About Staff Sponsorship Impact Trips Haitian Exchange Blogs Videos Ways to Help Jack Schneider Memorial Fund Partners & Funders Donate June Haiti Impact Trip Day 4 – Hannah & Kendra Greetings from Haiti on day 4! Hannah and Kendra here with your quick update for the day! This morning we went to Papillion which is…

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June Haiti Impact Trip Day 3

About Staff Sponsorship Impact Trips Haitian Exchange Blogs Videos Ways to Help Jack Schneider Memorial Fund Partners & Funders Donate June Haiti Impact Trip Day 3 We are heading back after an awesome day. We went to an artisan neighborhood this morning where they work with metal. The work was beautiful and we all got…

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June Haiti Impact Trip Day 2

About Staff Sponsorship Impact Trips Haitian Exchange Blogs Videos Ways to Help Jack Schneider Memorial Fund Partners & Funders Donate June Haiti Impact Trip Day 2 To begin the day we started by driving through Port-au-Prince. Then, we went to the history museum and learned about the past and culture of Haiti.  The second place…

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June Haiti Impact Trip Day 1 – Lauren & Lindsey

About Staff Sponsorship Impact Trips Haitian Exchange Blogs Videos Ways to Help Jack Schneider Memorial Fund Partners & Funders Donate June Haiti Impact Trip Day 1 – Lauren & Lindsey Hello, our names are Lauren and Lindsey we flew down from Chicago with our soccer coach Anne.  We came to help teach kids English and…

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April Haiti Impact Trip Day 5 4/6/2018 – Gao Lee

About Staff Sponsorship Impact Trips Haitian Exchange Blogs Videos Ways to Help Jack Schneider Memorial Fund Partners & Funders Donate April Haiti Impact Trip Day 5 4/6/2018 – Gao Lee Going to the same place can never give anyone the same experiences and or memories as before. During the beginning of this trip and even…

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