J/P Haitian Relief Organization is dedicated to saving lives and bringing sustainable programs to the Haitian people quickly and effectively. Following the devastating earthquake of 2010 J/P HRO began working immediately on the ground to make an impact in Haiti.


J/P HRO works with both government and non-governmental agencies to deliver immediate results where the need is greatest. Principle efforts include providing emergency medical and primary care services, delivering badly needed medical equipment and medicine, rubble removal facilitating community regeneration, management of Internally Displaced Persons (IDP) camps, distributing food and water purification systems, improving communication systems, and developing housing and education facilities.






After the devastating earthquake of 2010, Elene Romain was left homeless. She lived in the Petion Ville Club camp for two years with her daughter and her recently born child. Now, Elene is putting the pieces of her life back together and is starting a new beginning.

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In an effort to restore the luster to Jacmel, the cultural capital of Haiti, the International Organization for Migration (IOM), and Sean Penn, Ambassador-at-Large for Haiti and founder of J/P Haitian Relief Organization (J/P HRO) are working on a project to re-house the last families made homeless in Jacmel by the 2010 earthquake.

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On a Friday afternoon, Medelda Saint Vil and thirty of her classmates from Ecole de l'Espoire walked in their white and blue graduation gowns to celebrate their accomplishment for the school year. After singing the Haitian National Anthem, and listening to an emotional speech of what they have achieved, one by one the students walked toward the principle to receive their certificate. Each of them worked hard and performed to the best of their ability to attain what many children in Haiti hoped for, finishing elementary school.

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On a Friday afternoon, Medelda Saint Vil and thirty of her classmates from Ecole de l'Espoire walked in their white and blue graduation gowns to celebrate their accomplishment for the school year. After singing the Haitian National Anthem, and listening to an emotional speech of what they have achieved, one by one the students walked toward the principle to receive their certificate. Each of them worked hard and performed to the best of their ability to attain what many children in Haiti hoped for, finishing elementary school.

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