The COHP Programs


The COHP Programs

Daily Routine in 2015

Core Program
per day

7 hours every day in Language Arts, Reading, Writing, Math, Science, Technology, Art, Social Studies, Computer Literacy, Sports for core program students.

Literacy Program
per day

7 hours of literacy every day, for older students aged 8-14, with no prior schooling.

Weekend Community Activities

4 hours of reading enrichment activities every Saturday for COHP students, and open to community children. 

Meal Plan + Health in 2015

Meal Plan + Health in 2015


1 hours daily lunch break

2 meals a day / 2 snacks a day

65 vitamins distributed daily

Quarterly health check up

Hospital Visits Per Year


The first 2 years following the earthquake showed severe health problems, after which there was a sharp decrease due to the nutrition program and medical initiatives on the school premises.

All children’s and staff‘s vaccination records are up to date. Routine deparasitation programs are held, and open to the COHP families as well, at the school.

Three New Programs

3 NEW PROGRAMS in 2015


Computer Literacy

The curriculum is based on keyboarding, access to research, writing and research tools, video editing, artwork, PowerPoint presentations, and general media editing.

English classes

At this early stage, the ESL classes focus on the acquisition of vocabulary and conversation. In the coming year the children will start practicing their English reading and writing skills.  

Sports program

This program entails soccer, basketball, aerobics and of inter-school tournaments. The sports curriculum also includes basic health and well being classes and guidance.  


other initiatives

Women’s 11-Month Sewing and Literacy Workshop

  • 3 Years of program
  • 40 Total graduates since 2012
  • 30 Enrolled in 2015
  • 3 Literacy hours per week
  • 6 Sewing hours per week
  • 3 Empowerment hours per week
  • 90% Graduates found work since 2012

Young Entrepreneur Program

The Literacy program students are simultaneously being taught skills to enhance their marketablity once they have their 6th grade certificate. In 2015 year we initiated Carpentry and Electricity workshops.





Teacher Training Stats

How We Invest in Our Teachers:

  • 3 Trainings in 2015 (Reading Skills and Integration of technology in the classroom)
  • 4 Teachers
  • 3 Special Programs teachers (Computer Literacy, ESL, Sports)
  • 1 Teaching Assistant

Student external evaluations

Education - Student External Evaluations

5 is the highest possible score
COHP students rank in the 88th percentile


The highest possible score is a 5. On both occasions the COHP students’ average scored in the 88th percentile, even though French is their second language.

**Haiti - french education system....In November 2012 and April of 2015 un-adapted evaluation selected from a school district in Nantes, France, and proctored by a University of Nantes alumnus, was given to the COHP children.