Lions and LCIF Rebuild School in Haiti
When a disaster strikes, Lions and Lions Clubs International Foundation (LCIF) stay for as long as it takes to finish the disaster relief work, and help give victims their lives back. Lions recently finished reconstructing the Notre Dame School in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, through an LCIF International Assistance Grant with the French Lions of District 103-SW.
The school, founded in 1978, serves students from disadvantaged families and is supported by the non-governmental organization SOS Enfants Sans Frontiers (Children without Borders). It was severely damaged in the 2010 earthquake. Since then, the 361 students have had to attend classes in make-shift rooms and alternative locations. Now, these students can return to a newly built and equipped school.
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