Pittsburgh sisters Jamie and Ali McMutrie moved to Port-au-Prince in 2002 and 2006, respectively, not long after each graduated school. They saw developing world poverty and its devastating effect on families – forcing many to give up children simply due to the inability to provide for them.
Haitian Families First nurtures and empowers families in despair through emotional, social, and financial support, ensuring children remain with their biological families and out of unnecessary institutions.
We know that children thrive in their families. We aim to keep them there.