Empowering Haitians: HDN’s Vision for Sustainable Development

Washington, DC – February 21st, 2024 – The Haitian Development Network (HDN) presents its strategic initiative, “Empowering Haitians: HDN’s Vision for Sustainable Development,” spearheaded by Jacques Jonassaint, former Special Envoy of President Emile Jonassaint to the Clinton Administration.

With a steadfast commitment to fostering sustainable development in Haiti, HDN is pioneering a transformative approach that prioritizes empowerment, resilience, and community-driven solutions.

Guided by the belief that lasting change comes from within, HDN advocates for a paradigm shift in international aid towards sustainable investments in education, training, and infrastructure. By empowering Haitians to take ownership of their future, HDN aims to break the cycle of dependency and pave the way for long-term prosperity.

“At HDN, we believe in the power of grassroots engagement and democratic empowerment,” states Jacques Jonassaint. “Our vision is centered on building capacity, fostering dialogue, and nurturing local leadership to drive positive change in Haiti.”

In line with its mission, HDN champions initiatives that promote active citizenship, civic participation, and inclusive governance. By amplifying the voices of Haitians and fostering collaboration between stakeholders, HDN seeks to create an enabling environment for sustainable development.

As Haiti faces complex challenges, including political instability, economic hardship, and environmental vulnerabilities, HDN remains committed to supporting the Haitian people on their journey towards a brighter future.

For more information about HDN’s initiatives and events, please visit https://hdn.org/.

Media Contact:

Name: Jacques Jonassaint
Organization: Haitian Development Network 

Website: https://hdn.org/

Email: jacques@hdn.org

Location: Washington, DC


About the Haitian Development Network:

The Haitian Development Network (HDN) is a non-profit organization that works towards promoting economic and social development in Haiti. Our goal is to empower the Haitian people by providing them with the necessary resources and support to build a better future. To learn more about HDN and our work, please visit our website at https://hdn.org/.