what we do

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Haitian Artisans for Peace International (HAPI) is a faith-based community development ministry whose mission is to empower Haitians to grow their capacity to lead with integrity, to develop solutions to their own problems, and to help their families and communities to live to their fullest potential.

HAPI is ‘encouraging creativity, promoting gender equality, creating economic opportunity, nurturing spirituality and growing healthy communities.’

Significant activities include: artisan fair trade; microbusiness loans; basic health services, maternal care; children’s activities in art, 4H, marching band and dance; and increasing individual and organizational capacity through technology and project management. And NEW distance learning via the computer cafe!