• Population: 10.16 Million
  • Total GDP: 8.335 Billion
  • GDP per person: $1,300
  • Orphans: 750,000



Latest News from RetailROI Haiti Projects & Trips

New Classrooms at Trezo

Trezo Update: November 2017   Last year, during RetailROI's March Gladness campaign, we raised enough money to build a school in Trezo, Haiti. Here is an update of what is going on in this community. "Last year's Hurricane Matthew nearly ruined our Grade...

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Time to Celebrate

Let's celebrate. At the close of summer 2017, the first 100 students started school in Haiti!  (the first phase of classrooms built:  7th, 8th, 9th, and 10th grades).  It’s a celebration that ROI/Lifesong have created SAFE homes (first 3 homes built of the...

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Just When I Thought I had Experienced Everything…

Just when I thought I had experienced everything (along with all of the emotions in serving on a Retail Orphan Initiative trip) in Honduras 3 separate times, I experienced an entire new view of the value Retail Orphan Initiative brings to communities...

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RetailROI and Trezo bring hope to children in Haiti Treasure can mean different things to different people, but the common thread woven through the personal definitions is that treasure is something of great value and worth. It is also the name of an organization that...

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ROI Invests in Haiti’s Future by Partnering with The Joseph School

On January 12, 2010, a devastating 7.0 earthquake ravaged Haiti, further overwhelming a country already contending with poverty, inadequate infrastructure, poor healthcare, and lack of education. Adding to this calamity is Haiti’s orphan crisis, made worse by the earthquake. Haiti is home to more than 300,000 orphans. Many of these orphans receive a primary education at an orphanage; after primary school, however, most children leave the orphanage, trying to live on their own with little education or skills – the cycle of ignorance and poverty continues.

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