Thrive Ansanm Blog

Stories and updates from the field in Haiti

Students Look to the Future

Students Look to the Future

One of the greatest tragedies of poverty is that it robs young people of the chance to dream about the future. When you live your life on the edge of survival, you are forced to focus…

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Laptops for College Students!

Laptops for College Students!

At the end of our last mentor/mentee meeting, we surprised all of our university students by giving them a brand-new Lenovo laptop. Our goal was never just to get young people…

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Meet Daniel and Figaro

Meet Daniel and Figaro

Just a couple of weeks ago, I was sitting in the home of Daniel, one of the two newest students in our university program. Huddled on their tiny porch, I sat across from his father …

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The Importance of Mentoring

The Importance of Mentoring

College is a challenging and exciting time for young adults as they venture out and prepare for their future. They will inevitably make mistakes, and they will be challenged intellectually. They'll...

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Schools Reopening in Haiti

Schools Reopening in Haiti

After a nearly 3-month delay because of fuel scarcity and insecurity, schools are opening again in Haiti. Back in early September, one of the most powerful leaders in Haiti blocked the country's...

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