Our ministry partner, PiFò Haiti (using the Haitian Créole word meaning stronger), ties together quality education, exceptional training and a food assistance programme to ensure generational progression and hope for the future in Haiti.
La Gonâve is a Haitian island located 25km off the mainland where approximately 130,000 people reside. Used as an island of exile for undesirables many years ago, La Gonâve is known as “the island that Haiti forgot”. The capital of La Gonâve is Anse-à-Galets with a population of approximately 52,000. The unemployment rate on the island is 80% with a mere 40% literacy rate. Only 20% of the population have access to public education.