$1,000: October 2006 – Amber Walsh (Haiti, 2000-2002)
Haitian Ministries is a nonprofit organization that partners Haitian and American communities through cultural exchanges and support of Haitian-initiated projects in Haiti. It currently support three orphanages, a medical clinic, a scholarship program, a micro-credit program, a neighborhood meal program as well as a reforestation project, each founded and administered by Haitians.
The support for this sponsorship will be administered by Haitian Ministries through their Tierney Tobin Scholarship Fund and will be overseen by Haiti RPCV, Matthew Marek, at Norwich Mission House in Haiti. The grant received from the CTRPCV Community Service Fund will be used to provide full tuition and books for one student attending post-secondary school.