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“.. We cannot abandon any of these programs...It is [as though] you are driving up the mountain, and you run out of gasoline before reaching the top.”
- Michèle D. Pierre-Louis (quote from Beyond the Mountains: The Unfinished Business of Haiti)

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Why should you care? Because if you don't, imagine that countless number of kids, youth, women and peasants will be condemned into a life of poverty; they need you.

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The Haitian Art featured on the right is courtesy of Medalia.net. You do not need to send us anything, just log onto their website from our website to buy a beautiful Haitian painting and by doing so, you will be helping Haiti. A percentage of your purchase will go to Friends of FOKAL.

If you work for a company that has a matching gift program, please feel free to let us know at info@fokal-usa.org so that your contribution can be matched to benefit Haiti.

You can choose to support a library in a particular region with a particular name. Please let us know which library you wish to support, by emailing us at info@fokal-usa.org and include your choice of the library region.
What is a giving circle?
A giving circle is a group of individuals who pool their money and decide, collectively, where to donate the money. Giving circles vary enormously, from tiny, casual groups to large organizations with staff and committees. To learn more about giving circles, see "What is a Giving Circle.

Please consider Friends of FOKAL as the recipient of your giving circle. Your collective contribution can be sent to us with checks made payable to:

Friends of FOKAL
and sent to:
Friends of FOKAL
c/o Open Society Institute
400 West 59th Street
New York, NY 10019

What can your
contribution do?

What can your contribution do...
$20
can purchase two children's books for the libraries
$40
can help to purchase supplies, paper and pencils, for the library network and give children an alternative place to spend their time instead of joining violent gangs.
$100
can help pay for one teacher's monthly salary in the TiPa TiPa program
$1,000
can be added to funds being collected for the expansion of the FOKAL Cultural Center
$3,000
can pay for the operations of a library in a particular region of your choice.

* * For contributions of $100 you may receive a COMPLIMENTARY copy of the book below as a “thank you gift” (while supply lasts). Please email us at info@fokal-usa.org to request your “thank you gift” once you have made your generous contribution.
THANK YOU GIFT:
Beyond the Mountains,
The Unfinished Business of Haiti.

July 2004 An Open Society Institute publication written by Ari Korpivaara. The Story of FOKAL. This report is an urgent plea for help. In May 2003, Ari Korpivaara visited Haiti and reports on the work of the foundation established by the Open Society Institute.
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Beyond the Mountains, The Unfinished Business of Haiti