Consider the Statistics on Haiti…

  • Haiti is the poorest nation in the Western Hemisphere.
  • Annual income per capita is $450
  • 78% live on less than the World Bank poverty headcount ratio of $2 per day.
  • Life expectancy at birth is 52 years
  • Mortality rate of children under 5 is over 120 per 1,000 live births
  • “In 1999, the leading causes of death for infants and children were acute diarrheal diseases (12.1%), infections of the perinatal period (10.2%), malnutrition (9.1%) and acute respiratory infections (6.9%).” (WHO)
  • “The health services reach between 40 and 60% of the population” (WHO)
  • 54% of the population have no access to adequate water source
  • Less than 30% of children complete elementary school

    * (WHO) World Health organization

Organized with Purpose

Amour en Action, Inc was incorporated to provide a means to those who wish to personally engage in making a difference in the lives of needy Haitian children, providing assistance in the area of education, nutrition, healthcare and other developmental initiatives.

Some Accomplishments

In Haiti…

  • Operation of a free school for over 150 needy children
  • Half way in the construction of a school to house over 200 children
  • Organization of Medical Mission Trips
  • Christmas parties with gift donations to Haitian children

In the US…

  • Incorporation of the organization
  • Fundraising concerts and banquets
  • Family Conference