Haiti Communitere’s Resource Center provides resources and services for free or low-cost to local organizations.
The HC Resource Center has been extremely valuable to the community, providing much-needed support to hundreds of organizations. The resource center enables organizations to lower or eliminate their operating costs and focus instead on their main goal: helping people and improving the quality of life in their communities.
The HC Resource Center includes:
(i) Office Space and Storage Space: Office space and storage space is available for low cost to local and international organizations. This is a unique opportunity for organizations to share operating costs, pool resources, and network with one another, while enjoying the benefits of HC’s international connections. Organizations that rent office space enjoy free access to all of our resources and discounted accommodations prices. Storage space is also available on our base with 24-hour security.
(ii) Computer Lab: Our computer lab is available for community use and traini
ng sessions. It is available for free to local organizations and at low-cost for international organizations.
(iii) Large Workshop: Our workshop area is available for training in construction and furniture-making complete with tools. This space is also available for events. It comes complete with a full set of tools. The workshop is available for low-cost for local and international organiz
ations. To reserve the workshop, please contact us one week in advance.
(iv) Meeting Room: The HC meeting room is equipped with a projector, projector screen and air-conditioner. It is suitable for groups of up to 25 people. Larger meetings can take place in the workshop. The meeting room is available for free for local organizations and at low-cost for international organizations. To reserve, please contact us one week in advance.
(v) Co-working space with WiFi: Local and international organizations are welcome to use our co-working space for free. No reservation is required.
Through its provision of these amenities the HC Resource Center has served as a launching pad for many organizations that are engaged in grassroots development. Many of these groups have used our center as a springboard, expanding beyond our center to provide training, employment and vital services to their communities. Please check out our case studies below.
Kids Connection Haiti was founded to help underprivileged youth in Haiti by creating life changing opportunities. Focusing on post orphanage services, KCH provides support for the next step in life. For the past year, Haiti Communitere has been honored to have KCH working out of our base. More information about Kids Connection.
Fuego del Sol Haiti and Haiti Communitere have worked together since FdS Haiti was launched on the HC base in 2012. Fuego del Sol is a social-eco enterprise that recycles waste paper, cardboard and sawdust into clean burning briquette fuel blocks. Read more.
Check out a bit more of the HC story.