Maison de l’Avenir Jacqueline-Lessard

Categories: Education, Haiti

Maison de l’Avenir Jacqueline Lessard (MAJL) is a home for underprivileged children in Croix-des-Bouquets, Haiti.

Founded by Jacqueline Lessard, a woman from the Saguenay region whose appeal after the January 2010 earthquake touched many, Maison de l’Avenir Jacqueline Lessard is currently home to 52 children..

Maison de l’Avenir Jacqueline-Lessard has three main buildings: the school, the dormitories, and a building that houses the kitchen, cafeteria and library.

The Laferté-Roy school teaches first to fourth grade to the children at Maison de l’Avenir Jacqueline-Lessard and in Croix-des-Bouquets, Haiti. The school currently has 250 students.

The school is increasingly popular within the community, which is why several projects are planned, including expanding the cafeteria, building a children’s garden and building new classrooms to be able to teach up to sixth grade.

Both MAJL and the school are managed by the Filles de Marie-Reine Immaculée (FMRI), an Indigenous religious community.

Stakeholder

Fondation Marcelle et Jean Coutu
Mr. Louis-Jacques Laferté et Mrs. Marie-Josée Roy

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