Summary of Projects
Our 2015 - 2016 Priority: Building a School at Maro Verger
to offer children from kindergarten to grade 6 the opportunity to attend school in their community, located on Morne Macia, rural section of Petit-Goâve.
Fundraising Achievements for Maro Verger School Building as of July 28, 2016
We have achieved our funds through fundraising auctions, concerts, dinners, a dance, a walk, and other activities, and by generous donors, for a total of $47,144.78US at the end of July 2016. Construction of this amazing and long awaited school began on July 11, 2016. Please see the photographs of the various stages of the Maro Verger School Building in the “Projects Gallery”.
Fundraising Concert - June 13, 2015
Child Sponsorship to cover school fees for the basic education of needy children;
Child Sponsorship – Nutrition Supplement to provide malnourished child sponsorees with nourishing food supplies;
Provision of school supplies and aids to students and teachers;
Rebuilding of a school destroyed by 2010 earthquake;
Skills Training (e.g. family farming; small scale animal raising; basic skills).
Provision of Christmas meals, dry goods and basic toiletries;
Repair of homes damaged by natural disasters;
Health Promotion & Prevention
Organizing health awareness sessions by medical professionals and representatives, and the distribution of medical aids for health promotion and prevention.
Provision of potable water through a variety of affordable resources (e.g. a cistern, drums & gutters etc.).
Preservation and restoration of some areas threatened by land erosion, through replanting of vegetation.
Join our Team
The work of our Foundation is carried out mainly by directors and volunteers in order to keep our administrative costs at a minimum, and to ensure that most of our funds are directed to project recipients. We also encourage project recipients to share their gifts and contribute to the operation of MDFO projects. Please join our team by becoming a member of the Foundation. There is an annual membership fee of $10. As a member, you receive our annual information bulletin, you are informed and encouraged to support fundraising activities, and you are invited to the Annual General meeting of the Foundation. We welcome your support!
Board of Directors