Visits of the organizations finalists of the KPC campaign

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Visits of the organizations finalists of the KPC campaign

Digicel Foundation greets the organizations competing in the finale of the "Konbit Pou Chanjman”




Friday March 2, 2018, Port-au-Prince, Haiti - As part of the "Konbit Pou Chanjman" (Come Together For Change) campaign, launched on the occasion of its 10th anniversary in March 2017, the Digicel Foundation held a meeting February 27 to March 2, 2018, with organizations from ten national departments who had been selected for the final phase. At the meeting, the organizations presented their projects before a jury and responded to the jury's questions. During the week they also attended training sessions on communication, leadership, management, and governance of non-profit organizations.

Each organization was represented by two members who had also had an opportunity to visit various projects that have already received Foundation financing, such as Healing Hands Haiti, HELP, and the "Centre Rosalie Javouhey," a school that was rebuilt in 2015. Employees of different Digicel departments and the Foundation shared with them their professional expertise in their respective areas: training, construction, sales, customer service, legal department, and others.

The finalists will return to Port-au-Prince at the end of the month for a closing ceremony during which the 10 winning organizations, one per department, will be announced and will each receive US$10,000 to implement the community project they submitted to the Konbit Pou Chanjman after its launch in March 2017. The selected projects involve several of the following areas: education, access, culture, inclusion, livelihoods, and natural disaster prevention, which are criteria established at the beginning of the campaign.

The Digicel Foundation is very happy with the course it has charted with the hundreds of organizations that have participated in the Konbit de Chanjman campaign and it reiterates its engagement to promote sustainable development in communities across the country.

The Foundation wishes great success to the following organizations, selected for the grand finale:

  • Ministère d’une Nouvelle Espérance pour le Développement Intégral en Haïti – Département de l’Artibonite
  • Centre Communautaire pour le Développement Intégré de Gros-Morne – Département de l’Artibonite
  • Action Communautaire pour l’Education autour du Lac de Péligre – Département du Centre
  • Coopération des Jeunes Haïtiens pour le Développement Socioéconomique – Département du Centre
  • Organisation pour le Rehaussement de la Commune des Roseaux – Département de la Grande-Anse
  • Groupe Soleil Jeunesse – Département de la Grand-Anse
  • Paillant en Voie de Développement – Département des Nippes
  • Haïti Terre de Rêve – Département des Nippes
  • Centre de Formation pour l’Entraide et le Développement   Communautaire – Département du Nord
  • Centre d'Assistance Technique et de Renforcement de Capacité Institutionnelle – Département du Nord
  • Organisation des Peuples Œuvrant pour le Développement du Nord-Est – Département du Nord-Est
  • Congrégation des Petits Frères de Ste-Thérèse/Fraternité Laguamithe – Département du Nord-Est
  • Asosyasyon Peyizan Jasmin – Département du Nord-Ouest
  • Comité de Bassin Versant de Rivière Moustique pour une Exploitation Durable – Département du Nord-Ouest
  • Initiative des Fermiers Organisés pour le Développement Durable (IFOSUD) – Département de l’Ouest 
  • Haiti Adolescent Girls Network – Département de l’Ouest 
  • YWCA-Haiti – Département de l’Ouest 
  • Mouvement Progressistes Port-Salutain – Département du Sud 
  • Association des Jeunes Penseurs pour l'Evolution – Département du Sud 
  • Echo des Jeunes Tuff pour l’Avancement de la Vallée – Département du Sud-Est 
  • Kòdinasyon Pou Devlopman Pèch Ak Agrikilti Nan Awondisman Bèlans – Département du Sud-Est 
Visits of the organizations finalists of the KPC campaign