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The Answers You Need


Are donations to the Haiti Endowment Fund tax deductible?

Yes, Haiti Endowment is a 501C3 tax-deductible foundation.

Does the donation I send really reach the needy people of Haiti?

Yes, 96% of each dollar raised goes straight to providing Haitians with food, clean water, schools, clothes, churches and medical care.

With all the web sites about Haiti, is there a lot of relief aid pouring into Central Haiti?

No, almost all of the villages we reach have no other source of help. We are just scratching the surface of a desperate situation.

How much does it cost to provide each meal?

Approximately twenty cents a meal.

How many children are being feed each school day?

 Currently, we are providing a hot meal to over 3,000 children each school day. 

How much does a water well or cistern cost?

The cost of a new well or cistern is $6,000 – $8,000. Many factors effect that cost.

How many people are served by each well?

An average of 500-1,000 people.

What is the goal of the HEF agriculture project?

Our main goal is to teach Haitians to grow sustainable gardens.

What does a typical medical team do?

Our medical teams consist of doctors, dentists, RN’s and support staff. These teams go several times a year for clinics, mostly in remote village areas. Our medical personnel will treat 2,000-3,000 patients in a 7-day trip.

What positive effects have you seen from your medical ministry?

Our doctors and staff have reported a substantial improvement in the overall health of men, women and children in the village areas we have visited over the years. (We estimate that the HEF clinics have treated over 12,000 Haitians in the past year)

How many schools does HEF support?

We support thirteen sponsored schools, mostly in remote villages

How many students attend these schools?

Over 3,000 students are currently in the school system.

What does HEF provide for these schools?

 A school building, assists with teacher pay, teaching training, school supplies, and a daily hot meal for over 3,000 students.

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