Patrick
University of the Renaissance
Psychology
Psychology - Fully Funded!

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Fully funded!

Patrick
University of the Renaissance
Psychology - Fully Funded!

Patrick hasn’t been able to find steady work, and his father is also unemployed. His mother is a street vendor, but her income is very small. Given this situation, he would never have been able to afford college on his own, but now he is a psychology major at University of the Renaissance of Haiti in Jérémie.

He chose to study psychology because he sees this as a way he can build a career and be of service to others. He explains that because of the difficult situation in Haiti there are many people who are traumatized and/or living under severe stress. He is well aware that there is still a stigma attached to psychological support in Haiti, and he is hoping he can help to change this so that more people can take advantage of psychological services.

Age: 31

Location: Jérémie

School: University of the Rennaisance

Concentration: Psychology

Class/grade: University, Year 2

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Education

Education is an essential step toward overcoming poverty. Yet most families struggle to afford to send their kids to school. When a student is supported through Thrive Ansanm, we cover the cost of their tuition, books, uniforms, food, and transportation, so they can stay in school and excel.

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Mentoring

The support of a caring mentor can make all the difference. Our mentors truly care about the students, and they provide much-needed guidance and support. This is especially important for young people living in poverty because often their parents never received an education themselves.

Resources

Resources are the tools that are needed to succeed. In Haiti, most people don’t have access to consistent electricity, and they live in inadequate housing conditions. At our resource center, students can study, connect with their mentors, and access computers and internet.

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Programs

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