Who we are
Haiti Net Literacy (HNL) is a nonprofit organization founded in 2012 by educators, social advocates, community leaders, to promote computer among miority groups, individual with limited English proficiency in Florida, and impoverished communities all over Haiti. While computer literacy is a great asset for education and Job opportunities, it has been shown that minority groups and English language learning lack or do not have the computer skill required to take adantage of opportunities information technologies have to offer.
Currently headquartered in Orlando Florida, HNL has chapters in a number of US states, in Canada and Haiti. These chapters are not independent entities; they work in conjunction with organization' s leadership, and according to the norms established by Haiti Net Literacy. In Haiti, HNL works with individuals, community and religious leaders, nonprofit organizations, and local governments to create a network that provides some logistical support required to sustain this computer literacy endeavor.
All communities across Haiti, especially school-age children, the youth and the workforce, have access to information technology and digitally literacy in their immediate environment.
Create conditions for Haitians from all walks of life living in remote rural areas and urban centers to acquire a wide range of computer skills required to be competitive in the job market and to move Haiti into the 21st century.
, Our values
We work collaboratively with community leaders, local government, local and international non-profit organizations committed to ensure that all Haitians have access to computer literacy.
Openness, honesty accountability, and transparency with our organization members and the communities we serve.
We consult with local community members and local authorities and require both verbal and written consent before initiating any project.
We conduct extensive research before developing a project; and monitor and evaluate a project during and after its implementation.
We implement only projects that are based on consultation with beneficiary communities and experts in the field.
Local ownership and active involvement of beneficiaries in projects are the cornerstone of successful and sustainable outcomes
We refrain from projects or activities that perpetuate dependency upon external aid.
We provide technical assistance required to the beneficiaries so they can sustain effectively all projects implemented in their communities.
We receive donations or contributions from all individuals and organizations interested in helping Haiti move into the 21st century.
We are committed to providing accurate and timely reports to our stakeholders in Haiti and abroad.
We respect the customs and traditions of target communities and are committed to learn from their experience.
We are committed to learn from the experiences of individuals and organizations that promote computer literacy in Haiti and across the globe.