Carl’s Village is a nonprofit agency providing mentoring programs for primary and secondary school children in the region of Grand-Goave, Haiti. Our goal is to establish a community that will create sustainable pathways to academic success and self-empowerment for young people in Haiti.
Only through personal relationships can a sense of individual responsibility be reestablished that will give youth the commitment to follow through on path to adulthood with a sense of pride and accomplishment.
Created in memory of Carl Jeudy who dedicated his life to developing and empowering the Community of Grand- Goave.
To establish a community that will create sustainable pathways to academic success and self-empowerment for young people in Haiti.
Fostering a safe space for children to reshape their story
We are a community and it is our duty to ensure education,
development and success of our Haitian Youth.
In rural Haiti, a lack of quality schools and instruction contributes to a generational cycle of illiteracy, and parents are often unable to help their children with schoolwork.
The 7.0 earthquake that struck Haiti in 2010 destroyed or badly damaged at least half of the nation’s 15,000 primary and 1,500 secondary schools, according to UNESCO.
Before the earthquake, nearly 500,000 school-aged children were not in school and 25 percent of the rural areas did not have schools according to UNESCO.
Haitian Educational System yields the lowest total rate in the education realm of the Western Hemisphere.
Haiti's literacy rate of about 61% (64.3% for males and 57.3% for females) is below the 90% average literacy rate for Latin American and Caribbean countries.