2017 hinche profile Hinche, pronounced Hĭnch, has a population of about 50,000 people and is located in the center of Haiti near the Dominican Republic border. The students at the one-room Hinche Christian Elementary School sit on long wooden benches facing blackboard partitions. The school is now connected to city water and electricity. Once children complete elementary school, they attend a nearby secondary school called Sacre Coeur College.

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School Info

Official School Name:  Ecole Mixte Coeur Jesus
Principal:  Jean Rony Pierre
Asst. Principal:  Mirlande Fanfan
Administrator:  Dougnie Pierre
Total Students:   126
Number Sponsored:   80
Number of Teachers:   9
Grades Taught:   Preschool (K1-K2) Kindergarten (K3) – 6th Grade
School Hours:   8:00 AM – 1:00 PM
Facility:   The school building, funded with grants from Hope for Haiti's Children, is constructed of concrete block with a metal roof and a concrete floor. It also serves as the meeting place for the Hinche Church of Christ.

Current Needs - Hinche

  • School Bathroom – The school needs to contruct a new latrine-style bathroom ($2,500)
  • Kindergarten Classroom – All students are currently meeting in a one-room classroom and they are in need of providing the Kindergarten children with their own classroom. ($12,000)
  • Furnishings – The school needs additional benches with desktops and chalkboard partitions. ($2,000)

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