Marist Community Center in Jérémie
The Caracolie-Jérémie community has had the presence of the Marist Brothers since the early 1980s in education and support for the neediest families. In the current socio-political context of the country, the need to provide assistance to the population is even more evident and necessary.
The Marist Brothers of the Jérémie community are striving for the recovery and reintegration of children/adolescents into the governmental school system (primary education) who for various reasons have abandoned or have been removed from this process.
The project consists of the establishment of two blocks. The first block is on two levels to be used as a training facility (Training Center) with essential logistic services and the second block is one level to be used as a sports/cultural structure. The surface of the land, including the open spaces, is equal to 1,605 square meters.
This center is designed to help the reintegration and recovery of children in difficulty from an educational point of view and to conduct training courses on teaching methods to benefit local teachers.
It will be an important resource for 600 children and young people between the ages of 6 and 25 for school support, literacy, catechism, promotion of socio-cultural activities; 60 local teachers for retraining courses; 50 women for literacy activities. The availability of the center will be a great benefit to local community.