CEAL – Centre d’éveil et apprentissage de Léogane
Where and when: Léogane, Haiti; established 2011
The community centre carries out many activities: literacy programs for adults, promotion of rights for children and for people with disabilities, meetings to raise awareness and promote healthy lifestyles, but above all the centre has established itself as the reference point for deaf people in the province. CEAL now offers a school for children with special needs and for deaf people. Find more information: here
Goals to achieve:
Maintain and strengthen the school and CEAL’s activities, including: continuous training of the school’s staff, provide training in sign language to families and the community, continue regular courses and provide new offerings of specific courses (for example, in agroecology, art education and crafts, physiotherapy, etc.)
Required budget: $ 20,000 a year to maintain the basic activities.