TO HAITIHILFE HEINZ KÜHN e.V.
Haitihilfe Heinz Kuehn e.V. supports children and poor people in Haiti by procuring scholarship sponsorings, organizing and financing projects in the educational sector and further relief efforts. The main goal of our NGO is, to give children in Haiti the possibility of going to school to get an educational basis. With your and our help they have the chance to maybe get out of the great calamity they have been born into one day.
Because: "Seulement l'éducation peut changer notre société."
On the following pages you find news on the actual situation in Haiti, more detailed information about our projects in Port-Salut and the people behind the volunteer project. Furthermore you can download our annual reports (only in German language). We hope, that the information provided answers all of your questions. If not, please don’t hesitate to get in touch with us. We would be happy if you were considering giving us and the children in Port-Salut support by donating to our initiative!
We are a registrated NGO!
Dear friends of the Haitihilfe,
To continue the work of Heinz Kuehn we decided to register "Haitihilfe Heinz Kuehn" as an official NGO.
For you, dear donators, supporters and helpers, doesn't change a thing! We will continue to travel to Haiti to deliver your donations personally, and to improve the situation on ground. Heinz Kuehn will continue standing by our side, as a supporter and consultant.
You can join as a supporting member or even apply for an active membership - We are grateful for every helping hand!
If you have any question we are happy to answer Your questions .
Christian, Shani, Laura, Zoran, Michal, Nik, Gerhard
students help students.
For now almost 10 years the Max-Planck-Middleschool supports us with an annual charity run.
The students look for sponsors who reward them per lap the students run round the school building.
In the past we received annual donations of up to 20.000 Euro! Many thanks from us!
For us this regular support is a massive help; and we guarantee that we’ll bring every penny to where it’s needed.
end-of-year review 2019
Dear friends of Haitihilfe,
Again an eventful year comes to an end, with all highs and lows. On the plus side we're now officially registered as NGO and we could win new members and partner - but unfortunately continuous violent protest have presented multiple challenges to our work.
Many thanks from the team of Haitihilfe, we wish you Happy Holidays and a fantastic New Year.
The latest situation in Haiti
(21st September 2019)
Dear friends of the Haitihilfe,
As you may have heard from the news already, the situation in Haiti is escalating significantly at this very moment. The nationwide protests turn against a government who is incapable of acting, the rampant inflation and the absence of oil and gas deliveries -which caused an acute shortage of fuel. In the last two weeks the security situation in Haiti has worsened rapidly, with roadblocks across the country and violent riots - even if this hadn’t made it to the headlines of international press yet. On Saturday we went to the airport, fully equipped and ready to go, but after a constant and intense conversation with our people on ground we had to make the sad and devastating -yet rational- decision to not make the journey to Haiti. This was the only way to not endanger the lives of ourselves and our local volunteers.
From our team, just Michal and Nik made the trip to the stopover point Miami where they coordinate further steps, in close consideration with our home base. We’re in contact with a trusted courier who will bring important documents to Haiti so our comité will be able -via emergency plan- to make the payouts with our delegation from afar. No kid should suffer from the socio-political circumstances. That’s our priority goal!
It’s truly shattering for all of us that we have to make a step like this, for the first time of the existence of Haitihilfe. We hope for your understanding and for your continuous support. The kids of Haiti need us more than ever.
Your Team of Haitihilfe Heinz Kühn
Endow a sponsorship!
Looking for a school enrollment gift for your child, your grandchild or in general a gift for another occasion? You may have noticed already that sometimes giving is more satisfying than receiving. Our own experience shows that children are feeling the same way.
How about endowing your soon to be first grader a school sponsorhip for a child in Haiti as gift for school enrollment? Contraty to another toy that will be ignored a short while after receiving, with this gift your child can help another child and experience at the same time, how lucky we are to have the possibility to go to school.
Learn more: Endow a sponsorship
Port-Salut after Hurricane Matthew
In October 2016 Hurricane Matthew hit southern Haiti with full force. Port-Salut and our school projects were severly harmed, too. Therefore we decided to visit Haiti again in March 2017, to get the full picture and to coordinate actions for rebuilding.
Please find the report from May 2017, where we describe the regular journey in fall 2016 and the situation after the devastating hurricane Matthew.
Watch our documentary
To get more insights, we suggest that you take a look at our 30-minute documentary film of the trip in 2014:
>>> Click here for the English version
We thank all donators and supporters, amongst others:
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