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The Haiti UP Project and its directive to "Seize the Haitian Dream," begins with a true story of two Haitian boys named Minguito and Junior.

They have lived and worked in The Dominican Republic since they were 7
and 8 years old; and like many other Haitians, are in economic exile from their homeland.

They became shoe shine boys near the beach in Sosua to contribute support to their families. Happy to be making a living, they worked with big, beautiful, bold smiles on their faces.

One day a special traveler gave them the biggest tip of their lives--seven months of English Lessons.

But they didn't stop there. Able to speak and read English, next they captured the heart of Author Deborah S. Nelson who gifted her "Dreams to Reality" Course by which they uncovered a bold new vision for their lives.

Now 17 and 18 years old, they are small in stature with big, bold hearts and even a bigger dream.

This is the story of their dream for Haiti. This giant dream will touch your heart and may even make you cry.

As Entrepreneurreal Missionaries, these boys realize it could take decades for their dream to come true. But wiith this dream plan book, they have launched that journey!

Buy this book and you invest in these inspiring young leaders and in their incredible Dream for Haiti!


About the Author

Minguito Deshommes & Djounio ValCourt
HaitiUP Dominican Republic and Santa Barbara, California

Minguito Deshommes and Junior ValCourt, like many other Haitians are in economic exile from their Homeland. Unable to make a living in Haiti, they live and work in neighboring country Dominican Republic.

As self emplyed entrepreneurs for the last 10 years, they have been shoe shine boys, worked as masseusess with a major 5-star hotel, sold souvenirs to tourists near the beach in Sosua, and now do translations for ministries and groups travleling to the area.

They both speak three languages fluently, can write in English and Spanish, and are wizzes with math and computers, but still have yet to complete high school, which is another dream they wish to fullfill.

Both having absentee fathers, the young leaders contribute significantly to the support of their mothers and younger siblings.

Publish Date  February 07, 2011

Dimensions  Small Square  40 pgs   Standard Paper

Category  Nonprofits & Fundraising

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