Haiti has made improvements to decrease extreme poverty. However, there is still a lot to be done. Haiti is one of the poorest countries on earth. Extreme poverty in the country is so severe to the extent that one in two Haitians lives on less than $2.41 a day. The 2010 earthquake further compounded Haiti’s problems.
This means that a lot of student needs are not being met. There are no opportunities for students to learn and fulfill their aspirations. They are the future of Haiti, and providing education for them could be the beginning steps of something great. In order for that to happen, the country has to first combat poverty. Part of the solution to this goal is highlighted in this article. The first step is to invest in people. In order to this, they must boost income, opportunities, and protect the poor and vulnerable.