HELP Featured in Kristof Op-Ed

List of holiday gifts that make a difference

December 20, 2013

We are honored to be included in Nicholas Kristof’s annual holiday giving guide in his latest New York Times column. It was a pleasure to welcome Mr. Kristof to the HELP Student Center last week and to introduce him to our extraordinary students who are proving that “education is the best escalator out of poverty.”

Gingerbread Houses are Earthquake Survivors

HELP's Role Featured in WSJ Article

May 3, 2011

Marisa Mazria Katz’s April 28 article showcases the beauty and resilience of Haiti’s historic Gingerbread houses. She also document’s HELP’s role in launching a movement around these houses, which are an important part of Haiti’s cultural heritage.

Haitian Universities a Lesson in Hard Knocks

Quote from HELP Executive Director

January 5, 2011

Toronto Star writer Catherine Porter spoke with HELP’s Conor Bohan about the state of Haiti’s universities. Her December 2010 article gives an in-depth look at the higher education system, and its progress and challenges since the January 2010 earthquake.

Need for scholarships in Haiti, not abroad

HELP's letter to the editor

December 5, 2010

Following an October 2010 piece in the Chronicle of Higher Education on Haitian universities HELP’s letter to the editor, stressing the importance of reversing brain-drain by educating Haitian students in Haiti, was published in the December 2010 edition.

HELP op-ed in the Montreal Gazette

Educate Haitians in Haiti

November 8, 2010

In November 2010, the Gazette reported on the deteriorated state of Haiti’s civil service infrastructure, and potential routes to improvement. HELP responded with a letter pointing out the dire need to reverse Haiti’s current “brain-drain” by educating Haitians in Haiti. You can see the original Gazette article here.