What We Do

In Haiti, CEI invests in local communities and their leadership to create sustainable improvements in areas of livelihoods, food security, land restoration, and economic development. We also create cross-cultural networks to promote understanding and provide opportunities in the United States and Haiti.


Economic Capacity Building

Over 700 million people in the world are hungry. 75% of them live in areas where they could grow enough food for a healthy diet and to generate income to...

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Human Capacity Building

Margaret Mead said, "Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world; indeed, it's the only thing that ever has." ...

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Cultural Exchanges

For too long, the road between Haitian aid recipients and American donors has been a one-way street. Equality within partnerships—including the...

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Music And The Arts

Research shows that the arts are among the most important and valuable ways we can improve learning and help people cope with life’s challenges....

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Media Network

Radio and other media in the developing world can save lives during times of disaster and, in good times, provide training, information, education, and...

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Water Initiative

The UN estimates that about 10% of global disease could be prevented by improving water supply and management of resources, and by the improved hygiene and...

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CEI’s Haitian and American leaders have been working together for over 25 years.

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