In the News

  • HELP Featured in the NY Times

    December 20, 2014

    New York Times’ writer Nicholas Kristof featured HELP in his December 20th column, “The Gift of Education.” As Bill Clinton says, “Nobody clarifies the social challenges of our time, or the moral imperative to help meet them, better than Nick Kristof,” so this column is a powerful endorsement of HELP. When Stephanie Rubin (HELP class of […]

  • The Story of HELP on Film

    August 21, 2014

    We’re very pleased to share HELP’s latest video, documenting the mission and methods of the program, and the stories of some of our students and alums. We hope you enjoy it!

  • Artists for Haiti Showcases Students’ Stories

    February 14, 2014

    Many thanks to Artists for Haiti for their generous support, Cine Institute for their production work, and Fegens, Maureen, and Pierre-Charles for sharing their stories!

  • HELP Featured in Kristof Op-Ed

    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

    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

    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

    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

    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.

  • HELP gets GOOD feature

    October 16, 2010

    GOOD Magazine caught up with HELP following the 2010 Clinton Global Initiative to talk about filling the needs gap in higher education in emerging economies. GOOD contributor and Fast Company journalist Anya Kamenetz writes about the growing need for advanced degrees in developing countries in order to benefit from the rapidly evolving global economy. Read […]

  • VA Tech forms Haiti intern program with HELP

    May 4, 2010

    Read more about the newly formed partnership between HELP and Virginia Tech University here.

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