[Video] Haiti history, “Konbit” & Haiti Partners’ ethic of partnership

 In Children's Academy, General, Partner Schools, Quality Schools Program, Stories of Change

Take a deep dive into Haiti Partners: Who we are, What we do, and Why we do it.

In this video you’ll learn about the history that led to Haiti’s current ongoing challenges, the compelling indigenous cooperative practice of “Konbit” and why and how it has shaped Haiti Partners’ work as we pursue our mission “to help Haitian change Haiti through education.”

0:01 – Introducing Haiti
0:50 – Haiti’s brutal history
3:15 – Current challenges
5:39 – Introducing “Konbit”
6:14 – Discovering Haiti Partners
7:00 – Haiti Partners’ approach & impact
8:05 – Haiti Partners, Konbit & the ethic of partnership

Narrated by Haitian-American Board member, Medjy Pierre-Louis, and edited by our long-time collaborator and ace filmmaker, Luke Renner, this video was originally created for our Growing Together Benefit. We hope you enjoy it.

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