Haiti – Education : 25 school infrastructures under construction
After the North and the North-West last November, Joseph Frantz Nicolas, the Director General of the National Education Fund (FNE), continued this week his inspection tour where he visited 4 other sites in the departments South, Grand-Anse and Nippes. According to initial estimates, the work should be completed for some departments in two months at the latest. A meeting is scheduled between the General Directorate of the FNE and a few site managers on December 14 to take stock of the progress of the work in the areas concerned.
In total, 25 national schools are under construction hhttps://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-31367-haiti-diaspora-25-schools-under-construction-financed-by-the-fne.html in 7 departments . This initiative of the Ministry of National Education, funded by the FNE since July 2020, is in line with the main strategic lines of the administration of President Jovenel Moïse to support inclusive education; to help improve the equity and quality of education and to provide support for the promotion of learning opportunities across different levels of education and lifelong learning.
In addition, it should be noted that the construction work of the Lycée Roseline Vaval in Vialet, blocked for about 5 years, is currently 95% completed https://www.icihaiti.com/en/news-31681-icihaiti-petit-goave-the-construction-of-the-lycee-roseline-vaval-completed-at-75.html . While, in the wake, the laying of the first stone of another high school has just been carried out in Frères (Pétionville), at the end of the year https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-32423-haiti-education-laying-of-the-foundation-stone-of-the-lycee-national-de-freres.html . These infrastructures are all supported by the National Education Fund (FNE).
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Remember that the FNE launched in 2011 under the Martelly Regime is funded by the diaspora https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-3034-haiti-education-launch-of-the-national-fund-for-education-fne-by-martelly-update-1h03pm.html by a levy of 0.05 US dollars on each incoming phone call minutes https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-2993-haiti-education-it-s-not-a-tax-but-a-surcharge-on-the-tariff.html and others share by a levy of 1.50 American dollars, on the transfers of money entering or leaving the country https://www.haitilibre.com/en/news-3027-haiti-education-the-tax-on-money-transfers-comes-into-force-on-june-1-2011.html
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