Pedal powered sewing machines stand ready for the next phase of instruction. There is no reliable electricity in this part of Haiti.
Dressmaking and tailoring class. There is still a lot of custom sewing done in Haiti.
Official figures put unemployment in Haiti as high as 70%. Getting a high school diploma isn't enough. We've begun a vocational school to teach our graduates (and others) a useful, money making trade. Classes now include training in Dressmaking, Tailoring, Refrigeration Repair, Tile Laying Plumbing and Electrical Work.
Refrigeration Repair class
Students in vocational classes pay a modest fee for classes, less than the going rate at similar schools. PEACE Project provides a guaranteed salary for the teachers, a facility for classes and covers administrative costs. This is part of "promoting education" and "community empowerment".