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Mission – intellectual infrastructure development for Haiti – rebuild Haiti via education
Scholarships - awarding 4-year scholarships to students in Haiti, to attend U.S. institutions.
Scholars - scholars are top academic, community and leadership performers in Haiti.
Haiti Commitment - scholars return to Haiti upon graduation for a 2-year commitment to give back to Haiti.
Non-Profit Organization - the Le Flambeau Foundation is a 501c(3) Wisconsin corporation.
Haiti Scholarship Headquarters – headed by Dr. L. Colas in Cap-Haitien.
Current Status - there are two Le Flambeau scholars in school in the U.S. now – graduating in 2011.
Future – additional schools and scholars coming on board. Next class starts in September 2010.
Circle of Friends – supported by a full board, a scholarship committee, corporate partners and individuals like you and me.
U.S. Contact – Le Flambeau Foundation Inc. at firstname.lastname@example.org or 305.596.2819
|Capital and Population
||27,750 square kilometers
(10,714 square miles)
||Roman Catholic, Protestant, Voodoo
|2nd Largest City
||Cap-Haïtien – 500,000
|GDP Per Capita
||U.S. $526.70 (2006)
Le Flambeau Note: The listed above information is directionally correct. There are numerous reports offering varying figures. Below is a list of sources available which may be of assistance as you get to know the many facets of Haiti.
Central Intelligence Agency - World Factbook
Encarta - Haiti Facts and Figures
US Department of State