Quarterly Updates

15 Aug

2022 Q2 Haiti Update – A note from a long time observer

Motivation is a temporary emotion. It rises up easily and frequently, but quickly fades with inaction. We see this all the time – diets become fads, New Year’s resolutions fade, organizations formed with the best of intentions, fail. Twenty percent of small businesses fail in the first 12 months, fifty percent within 5 years, and only 1/3 of organizations remain open 10 years later. In October, Chances for Children celebrates 16 years of serving the children and communities of Haiti...

07 Mar

2022 Q1 Haiti Update

The situation in Haiti remains dire with stalled elections, rising poverty and the growing power of gangs. Political Situation in Haiti Experts and rights groups have said the situation in Haiti has reached a crisis point, as gang violence is surging across the country in the aftermath of President Jovenel Moise’s assassination last year. Moise appointed Ariel Henry as the new Prime Minister the day before he was assassinated. This was the 7th prime minister appointment by Moise in his 3 ½ year presidency....