LimeAid

Building Sustainable Development in Haiti Through Agricultural Training

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The Project

Haiti is considered by many to be the poorest nation in the Western Hemisphere. The vast majority of Haiti’s 11 million people survive on less than $2 dollars a day. For 120,000 people living on the Île de la Gonâve, the situation is especially desperate. Creating new...

Where We Work

Unlock Agricultural Potential on Île de la Gonâve Creating new educational opportunities in Haiti On this small island, which lies just off the coast near Port au Prince, fewer than 10% of children attend publically-funded schools. Most children a...

The Response

Establish a Vocational College of Agriculture Subsistence farmers in Haiti produce an average of 14 bushels/acre/year of corn compared to 160 in the United States. By testing and employing new agricultural methodologies, such as intercropping, soil...

The Approach

Education and Business Development Phased-in approach The vocational school curriculum will be implemented in phases, offering just an entry class in our first year of operation; adding another grade in each of the next two consecutive years. We will...

The Plan

Operational Forecast The first two years’ financial requirements are significant, because they include capital items such as land, building construction, well digging, laboratory and farm equipment. We are seeking opportunities to rent classroom space a...

Your Invitation

Why partner with LimeAid? We have experience working in Haiti: LimeAid has grown out of our existing work on the Île de la Gonâve. Through Haiti Christian Schools we have helped to develop four schools since 2010 that are educating 350 elementary a...

Get Involved

We could use your help, in Haiti and at home LimeAid plans to conduct Short Term Mission trips and semester-based exchange programs to engage experts, as well as provide expertise and support to the College in the areas of initial construction, ongoing...

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About Tax Receipts

Tax receipts will only be provided for donations of $20 or more.  For online giving, electronic tax receipts are issued immediately and emailed to the donor. Donors are required to save such emails & print out their tax receipts for submission with ...

About LimeAid

Poverty alleviation through Education, that’s it but with a twist . The twist is that we plan to have the college be financially self-sufficient within 5 years! No more reliance on Canadian donors!!! Students will be required to work on the pilot/ t...

About The Founders

Compelled by Love Compelled by their love of Jesus Christ and His command to love others, Simon and Don caught a vision of a brighter future for the Haitian people on the Ile de la Gonave by building and operating an agricultural vocational school...

Board of Directors

LimeAid is seeking several more strategic Board members to complete its initial complement of six.

Special Advisors to the Board

LimeAid requires the support, influence and input from subject matter experts in various related fields. Such volunteers, who are willing to help LimeAid on an on-going basis and to publicly stand with us and our mission , will be identified here as...

Media & Resources

Download LimeAid presentation and information resources. Concept of the Cycle  (PDF - 154 kB) LimeAid Synopsis (PDF - 795 kB) LimeAid Vocational College Proposal  (PDF - 1 MB) LimeAid Presentation  (PPTX - 4 MB)

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