Our Mission

Happy Haitian Education is dedicated to empowering through education. In partnership with Happy Haitian Productions, we serve the Central Plateau of Haiti by boosting human and educational resources. By providing the proper space, staff, teachers, funding and opportunities our students can successfully build a brighter, happier future ultimately overcoming the economic stagnation within the Haitian community.

We are dedicated to empowering through education​

90% of primary schools are non-public and do not have government support

Board of Directors

Desirée​

Her resourcefulness, love of learning and colorful positivity allow for success in anything she sets her eyes on. Desirée is currently an interdisciplinary movement artist and has a colorful aptitude for teaching. With long standing support from her family and friends she is able to embrace extensive challenges. We are grateful she is able to share her gifts.

Ernso

Ernso Sylvain is a driven entrepreneur who understands that education is the key to a better future.  A powerhouse, Ernso is currently CEO of Happy Haitian Productions Institute, (or HHP).

Previously he was a tour guide, translator, teacher, and interpreter. Ernso believes that communities grow because of the people who support them. He continues to be directly involved with organizations like Optimists International, Watts of Love and Nourish Every Child. We are thrilled to build upon our partnership with Ernso.

Kevin

Kevin is an innovative leader with broad-based expertise; he has a knack for producing unlimited growth in a company. Currently  he is an online business management advisor and CEO of Johns 4×4 (as the name suggests, a Boulder, Colorado local accessory and repair shop). Previously he was Senior Vice President of Service and Operations at ADP. It is an honor to have his continual support.

Michelle

Currently she is a property investment agent and a wildlife photographer. Previously she worked in sales for companies such as Hershey’s. Michelle has volunteered with Gabriel’s Project, Holy Cross Ministries and Habitat for Humanity just to name drop a few organizations. She has the innate ability to find beauty in any given situation and we couldn’t be more happy to have her. 

We believe in empowering

Through higher education and opportunities, students of any age can take their future into their own hands

Get in Touch

FAQs

Both youths and adults living in Haiti are given the opportunity to enrich their education by enrolling in one of our four vocational programs

You can choose to donate any monetary amount. At this time we are focusing on funding the construction of our new schooling facility to support larger class sizes. If you need a receipt we would be happy to send you one as we are a tax exempt educational organization or 501(c)3. If you are interested in donating goods or volunteering your time, please contact us directly at desiree@handofhaiti.org.

Students have had the opportunity to enroll in English classes through our partner organization, Happy Haitian Productions since 2017. By joining forces we will be able to offer not only more English classes with larger enrollment numbers but open enrollment for Entrepreneurship by 2021. Following these vocations, we will provide Farming and Tailoring as funding allows.

Volunteer

If you feel ready to give your time and join the team let us know by filling out this form!

If you would like to give your time as an educator, fundraiser guru, producer or in any other way please share here.