Imagine how the eagle soars across the sky. His glide a graceful almost timeless encounter with heaven. Now, take a moment, only a moment to capture the essence of your eagle.
Since 1995, Athletic of Haiti has aimed its efforts toward the underpriveleged youth of Haiti. This sports center located in Drouillard, at the oustskirt of Port-Au-Prince, Haiti’s capital ignites the energy of youth ranging from ages 7-20. Athletic of Haiti’s goal is to empower, motivate, lend discipline and challenge students weekly through athletic competition, a first for Haitians most underpriveleged arena.
A dedicated staff of 30 operates the center 6 days a week (including school vacations) providing approximately 300 children with a hot meal.
Funds from private donations and sponsorships assist with the cost of operation, which are approximately 10,000 US dollars a month.
Physical education is practically unavailable within Haiti’s school system. Athletic of Haiti invisions plans of expansion which will offer tennis courts and an Olympic size swimming pool to accomodate more children. Imagine the spirit of these youngsters soaring into their hopes and dreams knowing the sky has no limit.
Lack of opportunity systematically clips the wings of the uneducated and the underpriveleged. As a steadfast source of positive inspiration to the young of Haiti, Athletic Of Haiti extends opportunity, hope, and a chance to accomplish ones’ dreams. Children imagine all possibilities once exposed to impossibilities; dreams become reality.
Donations to Athletic of Haiti are tax deductible and should be sent to HRDF a Non Governmental Organization [501(C)(3) non profit organization]:
HRDF US Federal Tax ID #72-1074482
Athletic of Haiti
P O Box 15572
Pétion-Ville, Haiti, WI