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Visions For Haiti, August 29, 2013

Contact Person: Susan Kaye, President
Phone: 1-302-250-2214
E-mail: visionsforhaiti@aol.com

Visions for Haiti is happy to announce the selection of it first student, Steven Jocelyn Jean Baptiste, to begin his studies in the United States at Delaware Technical Community College.

Wilmington, DE – Visions for Haiti is proud to announce that its initial student, Steven Jocelyn Jean Baptiste, has passed his PAP Embassy interview and arrived in Wilmington, Delaware from Jacmel, Haiti on Friday, August 23, 2013.

Steven will begin his studies at Delaware Technical Community College majoring in Renewable Energy this fall semester.  Steven comes from a large family and is a skilled translator.  After the devastating earthquake on January 10, 2011 he volunteered to help in several areas including the creation of the Belle Anse Timoun Family School  which educates disadvantaged children .  Steven believes that; “I will never give up doing volunteer work, it has proven to be essential in my personal growth and success.  I am proud of the time and energy I have given in my volunteer work to help others, especially children.”

Susan Kaye, president and a founder of Visions for Haiti states; “she is so proud of Steven for his hard work, dedication and accomplishments in achieving his goal of a higher education in the United States and his determination to bring back to Haiti the knowledge he will gain to help others less fortunate.”

Visions for Haiti provides free educational opportunities to promising Haitian students by bringing the to the United States, specifically The State of Delaware and enrolling them in local universities and colleges.

By recruiting, funding and investing in Haitian youth who can enrich their home communities in Haiti upon graduation, Visions For Haiti moves beyond financial aid and emergency service provision to empowering young Haitians’ in creating both their own and their communities future.

More information about Visions for Haiti is available online at: visionsforhaiti.org

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By Eileen Smith Dallabrida

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DelawareOnline, July 3, 2011

By Beth Miller

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