“There are those who look at things the way they are, and ask why… I dream of things that never were, and ask why not?” Robert Kennedy
#BeBold and join us on January 5th when we carry a message of hope, inspiration and education for young girls and women in Haiti.
This first-ever event needs IAMCP WIT members from around the world to help us make this conference happen.
• To let the women of Haiti know that they are not alone
• To help them gain access to knowledge, technology and people so that each individual can realize their potential
• To find and match tuition donors for girls who want to pursue STEM education at the university level
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Haiti Needs Our Help
Haiti ranks 168 out of 187 on the 2014 Human Development Index (UNDP 2015)
59% of the population lives on less than $2US per day (World Bank 2012)
24.7% lives in extreme poverty on less than $1.25US per day. (UNDP 2013)
Over two-thirds of the labor force do not have formal jobs. (CIA Factbook 2014)
50 percent of children do not attend school. (World Bank 2013)
Approximately 30% of children attending primary school will not make it to third grade; 60% will abandon school before sixth grade. (UNICEF 2008)
Only 29 percent of Haitians 25 and above attended secondary school. (USAID 2015)
Haiti’s literacy rate is 61% – 64% for males and 57% for females. (CIA Factbook Nov 2015) The average literacy rate for Latin American and Caribbean developing countries is 92%. (World Bank 2015)