Dark Clouds Over Haiti
For the second straight year, members of the Dark Clouds Silver Lining group will be heading to Haiti, in partnership with The Sanneh Foundation’s Haitian Initiative (HI) program. This trip will take place Jan 21-28, 2018. All participants will have the opportunity to experience the culture of Haiti, while working in the school.
If you’re wondering what you can expect from a trip like this, our 2017 trip recap will give you a good start, you can watch this video or you can email Rich@Dark-Clouds.com if you’re interested in learning more.
Some of the activities volunteers can expect to participate in include:
- Teaching English
- Assisting in the feeding center
- Distributing soccer equipment to youth
- Playing and coaching soccer
- Assisting with medical testing and support.
All volunteers will stay at the HI guest house, visit the Haitian National Musuem and have the opportunity to take part in cultural excursions to the beach, Port-au-Prince and more.
To sign up, pay a deposit or learn more about the trip and whether it is right for you, email Rich@Dark-Clouds.com
The base cost of the trip is $700 plus airfare. A trip deposit of $125 is required to reserve space on the trip and is applied towards the $700 base cost. This deposit is non-refundable. The base cost covers all lodging expenses, an experienced translator and guide, breakfast and dinner, ground transportation to all activities.
All contributions, including airfare, are tax deductible.
Details at a glance
Event Dates: January 21-28, 2018
Organization Name: www.haitianinitiative.org
Volunteers Needed: 6-20
Cost: Airfare + $700 HI Operation expenses (ground transport, food, lodging) You’ll need $ if you want a special lunch on off day, drinks, souvenirs – Small bills recommended, no more that $200)
Attendees will be responsible for:
- Travel Insurance
- Valid Passport
- Individual spending money
- Telephone/Internet Expenses
- Fees for excess personal baggage (Unless carrying HI supplies)
The Dark Clouds will be hosting several more informational sessions prior to the end of the year, where you can speak with Rich, talk with past attendees and get to know more about the incredible work of our partners, the Sanneh Foundation in Haiti.
2 thoughts on “Dark Clouds Over Haiti”
What are the sorts of rates for the airplane flight? Really rough ranges. $200? $500? $1000?
Dave- we’ve seen airfare from $500-$900, but it seems they’re hovering around $700 right now. All airfare and trip costs are tax deductible.