Please support child victims of slavery, social marginalization, and displacement in their efforts to achieving a productive and humane future.
All donations are tax-deductible: thank you to our 501(c)3 fiscal sponsor, Community Lab, for processing all donations and providing fiscal sponsorship as a donation.
Your investment goes directly to providing accredited education, health care, daily meals, counseling, and adult human rights and vocational training.
Our students, staff, and leadership are truly grateful for your support.
IHCD actively seeks partnerships with schools, local and international non-governmental organizations, non-profit and for-profit businesses, and foundations.
IHCD is growing. Since inception, we have expanded enrollment by an average of 20% annually.
We are proving our holistic approach is a replicable model to integrate restaveks and marginalized, at-risk youth into Haiti’s mainstream society. To expand our model requires long-term partnerships with foundations, other non-profits, health care providers, businesses, and committed individuals.
We partner with a wide range of U.S. and Haitian institutions in the fields of international development and human rights, health and dental care, education and academia, television and radio, business, shipping, school feeding programs, and website design.
Learn. Advocate. Make an impact. Meet friends.
Join IHCD’s growing network of partnering classrooms and schools!
Partnering schools engage students to raise awareness and advocate for ending the restavek institution of child slavery in Haiti. Many hold fundraising drives to support specific projects, services, or scholarships for students at our school.
We strongly believe in the power of cross-cultural exposure and peer-to-peer education to promote deep learning and overcome geographic and socioeconomic distance. We work with each partnering school individually to ensure an experience that is mutually beneficial and tailor-made for your student body as well as ours.
IHCD volunteers include students, recent graduates, mid-career professionals, health care workers, teachers, and retirees who share a common belief in the universal human rights of all children.
We offer dynamic opportunities for volunteers who wish to donate their time and efforts towards our mission. Volunteers can contribute from abroad or locally in Haiti and may apply their particular experience and skill set in a number of ways, including contributing to our daily school activities with our students (French or Kreyol needed), documenting the home-life of our students and the activities of our school, assisting our American-based staff with management, communications, and financial planning, and simply visiting to learn from and form strong relationships with IHCD’s current leadership team.
Located within 30 minutes from the Port-au-Prince international airport, we are conveniently situated nearby safe and affordable lodging. All volunteers must be able to support themselves during their stay in Haiti.
We are accepting applications for our seasonal internships. Past interns have made lasting, important impacts on our organization.
Please send a cover letter expressing your reasons for interest and C.V., to:
Preference is given to individuals fluent in either French or Kreyol, however all interested individuals are strongly encouraged to apply including those who have experience in the fields of human rights, education, communications, fundraising, and media.