USAID Haiti's support to education focuses on greatly improving reading and writing in over 400 primary schools and giving teachers improved skills and materials.
USAID Haiti's work to promote the health of mothers and children includes training 1,100 community health workers who serve rural areas without nearby health facilities.
Kore Lavi is working to prevent hunger and malnutrition by implementing a safety net program that builds demand and improves access for locally produced foods among vulnerable households.
USAID Haiti is continuing to help communities rebuild after Hurricane Matthew.
Projects in Haiti support farmer associations, provide master farmer training, and connect small farmers to domestic and export markets.
Since a devastating earthquake in 2010, the U.S. Government has committed $4.2 billion in assistance to help Haiti transition from disaster relief to a long-term development plan. While challenges remain, key advancements in health services, investments in the agriculture sector, municipal governance and legal protections for vulnerable populations as well as investments in infrastructure amount to real improvements. The U. S. Agency for International Development (USAID) is working to build a stable and economically viable Haiti. The focus of U.S. assistance is on long-term reconstruction and development, promoting economic growth, job creation and agricultural development, providing basic health care and education services, and improving the effectiveness of government.
USAID's Office of American Schools and Hospitals Abroad (USAID/ASHA)Annual Program Statement for Fiscal Year 2017 is now open.
The USAID/ASHA Annual Program Statement (APS) for Fiscal Year 2017 is now open on grants.gov for applications to assist schools, libraries, and medical centers outside the United States serving as study and demonstration centers for U.S. ideas and practices. Visit USAID/ASHA for more details.
Haiti Country Profile Fact Sheet [PDF, 315K]
Last updated: March 24, 2017