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The smallest changes can have a big impact on one’s life. Seemingly miniscule gestures like holding the door for someone or offering a kind smile can brighten one's day in a bigger way than you might think. Dare Humanity is taking apparently small steps that are actually having an immense impact on families in Haiti. The Young Dreams Sponsorship Program (YDSP) is funding the education of 27 bright, young students. Through the small gesture of covering a child’s tuition, YDSP is taking a considerable financial burden off of the children’s families and ensuring that young Haitians are given an education.



Rosemonde L. is a parent of one of our sponsored students, Rose J., and is grateful that her daughter is able to attend school through the YDSP. Rosemonde was not able to finish school herself, but dreams of attending sewing school or owning her own business. Nonetheless, she hopes that Rose will be able to finish school and go to college.


Before Rose joined the YDSP, her family was burdened by her tuition. Now her mother says that it’s not a worry anymore. Rosemonde says that Dare Humanity has done a good thing for her family because her child can now attend school everyday. Rosemonde told Dare Humanity that she would like to live comfortably and have a job so that her children can have a better life. We hope to continue helping Rosemonde’s family so that one day they can feel accomplished in what they are doing and have a better life.


Through the Young Dreams Sponsorship Program, Men Kontre, and Clean Water Initiative, we are working to improve the lives of the people we serve in Haiti. We work with communities in Haiti to relieve them of financial burdens, or make up for what they lack, so that they don’t have to make sacrifices in order to send their children to school or put food on the table. We are glad to see that we are making a difference in Haiti and promise to continue the effort to spread our impact, starting with the seemingly small gestures.


About the Author


Simone Faulkner is our Communications and Partnerships Intern at Dare Humanity. Growing up in the Bay Area, with its reputation for social change, she realized that her purpose in life is to help people through service and kindness. This is what she plans to do as an intern for Dare Humanity by writing blog posts and exploring partnerships with companies. When she's not volunteering she loves to play soccer, write, bake, and explore the outdoors.

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Education is the pathway to success. At Dare Humanity, we believe that knowledge is power, and that those with a strong academic foundation can make big contributions to their community. However, most people in Haiti don’t have the opportunity to learn; many children have to abandon school at a young age, joining the workforce in order to support their families. This leaves the majority of the country without a formal education.


We want to change this narrative. Dare Humanity is working to educate the next generation of Haitians which we believe will make a tremendous positive impact on the country’s development.


Our Young Dreams Sponsorship Program (YDSP) works with families in four different communities across Haiti to send their children to school. Currently, the YDSP is providing tuition for 24 students from kindergarten to seventh grade. We are so proud of the influence YDSP has made on children in Haiti and we are working to further our impact.



Estyl, a 7 year old in the Young Dreams Sponsorship Program attending 3rd grade in Deluge.

In March, we will be launching the School Days campaign which will raise money for YDSP. The campaign will run from March 24th to the 31st and we will be raising funds for our student’s tuition. Check out our Instagram, Facebook, and TikTok for campaign related content!


We can’t wait for what this month will bring and we hope that with your continued support, we will be able to expand our impact in Haiti. We believe that by sponsoring the education of this generation of Haitians, we are investing in a bright future for the country. We hope that you will join us on this mission to educate Haiti. Be sure to follow the School Days campaign on our social media and donate to make a difference in Haiti!



Young Dreams Sponsorship Program students thanking our donors.

About the Author


Simone Faulkner is our Communications and Partnerships Intern at Dare Humanity. Growing up in the Bay Area, with its reputation for social change, she realized that her purpose in life is to help people through service and kindness. This is what she plans to do as an intern for Dare Humanity by writing blog posts and exploring partnerships with companies. When she's not volunteering she loves to play soccer, write, bake, and explore the outdoors.



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Happy New Year! Dare Humanity would like to thank you for your support in the past year and welcome your continued partnership in 2022. We accomplished many goals in 2021 and hope to make an even bigger difference in the year ahead of us.

In the past year, we restructured the Young Dreams Sponsorship Program (YDSP) by working with a school administrator named Marie who helped us establish a partnership with her school in Montrouis, Haiti. Because of this we were able to sponsor an additional 17 students for a total of 25 in the YDSP. Our work last year has made it possible for 25 students from across Haiti, in the communities of Sonyen, Deluge, Montrouis, and Port au Prince to be able to attend school. We welcomed our students into the new year by throwing them a party in Sonyen.

The Men Kontre (Helping Hands) Program was also expanded to provide aid to areas affected by the recent earthquake. The Men Kontre program was able to provide easily accessible and healthy food to 330 people in 2021, continuing the fight against food insecurity in Haiti.



Men Kontre Program Liaison, Glooklwegl, with families from the program

The business side of Dare Humanity also grew in 2021. New partnerships were established with the organizations Eclectivate, Crowned in Christ, Fingerpaint, and Water for Life.

  • Eclectivate is a nonprofit consultancy firm supporting nonprofit organizations in their development efforts.

  • Crowned in Christ is a faith based apparel company aiding our vision with a percentage of their sales.

  • Fingerpaint is a health and wellness agency that sponsors our Young Dreams Sponsorship Program and Men Kontre Program.

  • Water for Life Filter is a non-profit organization that provides water filters for those in need.

Last year, we purchased 16 water filters through Water for Life and were generously gifted 12 more. These will support our Clean Water Initiative in Sonyen where we are working to provide pure drinking water.

Lastly, we expanded our team by hiring Treasure Udechukwu and Kerry Munyon! Treasure is passionate about personal growth through education and is following that interest through the Young Dreams Sponsorship Program. As the Social Media and Marketing intern (and new Lead Intern), Kerry will pursue her passion of making a difference in people’s lives using art and graphic design.

At the end of 2021, we made a plan for all of the goals we want to achieve this year. In 2022, we would like to expand the Young Dreams Sponsorship Program, making room for an additional five students, for a total of 30 students. We would like to learn more about our sponsored students and their families in order to serve them better and enhance the program.

We will make our way back to Haiti, bringing water filters to families in Sonyen. Our long term goal is to install a water pump in Sonyen.

Lastly, we are planning to acquire more partnerships to assist us with our operations and programming.

We are tremendously proud of what we accomplished in 2021 and extremely grateful to our supporters who made our work possible. We are looking forward to all of the exciting efforts we have planned for this year and can’t wait to see what 2022 has to offer Dare Humanity


Fanel, a new sponsored student in the Young Dreams Sponsorship Program

About the Author


Simone Faulkner is our Communications Intern at Dare Humanity. Growing up in the Bay Area, with its reputation for social change, she realized that her purpose in life is to help people through service and kindness. This is what she plans to do as an intern for Dare Humanity by writing blog posts and exploring partnerships with companies. When she's not volunteering she loves to play soccer, write, bake, and explore the outdoors.



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