Travel With Us
Dates: November 13-23, 2017
What you will do: participate in community-lead development, meet the incredible agents of change who make a lasting difference in their communities and join them as they push their projects forward.
What you will see: a side a Haiti that few foreigners ever get to see, travel into the remote villages way off the beaten track. Be ready for rugged mountain trails, and ocean views. Of course we will also make time to see the beautiful sites of Haiti. The old city, museums and art galleries and other hidden gems in this bustling, busy country.
Where you will stay: From hotels en-route to in-country guest-houses our accommodation will range from rustic to relaxed. In all cases the beds will be clean, the water will be pure and the food will be safe.
What you need: valid passport, availability for pre-departure training (see dates), and a great attitude
Trip costs: $2800. This includes all in Haiti meals, accommodation, transportation, translation, field support, local project costs and gratuities.
Purpose Of The Trip
To educate and inform. We encourage you to be ready to see what local development looks like from the level of the community. Be ready to learn.
You will also help us with a Barrier Analysis (it’s all about helping us understand how communities make lasting change). Be ready to give.
Tuesday: Depart Montreal for direct flight to Port-au-Prince, arrival in hotel, city tour and supper at Hotel Karibe – Arrival orientation to Haiti culture
Wednesday – Drive to Grand Guave – A history of the earthquake and rebuilding efforts as we pass by the epicentre – meet with project partners for an overview of our projects – Building stove forms – overnight at Haiti Arise Guesthouse
Thursday – Meeting local families to see the stoves in action – Cultural orientation and history – Stove Building
Friday – Barrier Analysis collection with local families on stove usage
Saturday – Stove Building and implementation
Sunday – Visit Sud Province with some time to see Southern Haiti
Monday – Stove Building and implementation
Tuesday – Early morning start to visit rural Haiti – 4×4 travel up rugged mountain roads to participate with the local community in stove building – afternoon/overnight at Kaliko Beach Club
Wednesday – AM return to Port-au-Prince – meet with local partners – Museum – site seeing and souvenirs – supper at Latin Quarter – debriefing – overnight at Hotel Royal Oasis – overnight in Port Au Prince
Thursday – AM Departure from Port-au-Prince to home