- Launched July 2020 with 300 tilapia
- Raises and sells a steady supply of fish within local markets 3-4x/year
While helping to revitalize the local fishing market, the fish farming program raises tilapia. It also teaches adults entrepreneurial skills and small business development by exposing them to farming and business techniques. The students targeted for this program include current literacy school (NDL) students, James Stine College students, and adults from the community.
- Launched summer 2020 on 5 acres of land behind James Stine College
- Produces bananas, plantains, mangos, papaya, etc.
Our general farming program is designed to stimulate the interest of Saint Marc youth and adults in the revitalization of Haiti’s agriculture industry by providing hands-on experience. The program director will work with the School Directors to integrate agriculture into the curriculum with hands-on experiences for the students.
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Poultry Farming: Chicks
- Launched Summer 2020
- Raises and sells quality chickens throughout the year
The poultry farming program produces quality chickens to be sold in local markets. The program allows students interested in entrepreneurship the opportunity to learn related skills. It also exposes adults from our literacy school as well as adults from the community to small business opportunities by involving them in the harvesting and selling process.
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Poultry Farming: Laying Hens
- Launched March 2023
- Produces and sells hundreds of eggs daily
The newly launched Laying Hen program currently cares for 500 hens who produce eggs daily for sale and consumption locally. Egg availability has proven challenging across the world, but especially within Haiti as political instability continues to permeate the country with newly added conflicts at the border. This program provides nourishment to the children with monthly “egg days” at the Good Samaritans School and allows for locally produced eggs to be available to the community.