UHUK hosted the AHADEPA Project, an exhibition of Gerald Marie Nelly’s photographs at Kafe 1788 which was from the 20th to 25th June 2016.
It was a premiere in many ways. It was the first time UHUK carried a project of this scale and of this nature.
The exhibition was declared open by the new Chargé d’Affaires of the Republic of Haiti, Mr Edmond Bocchit, who has been recently appointed in the UK.
Furthermore, Kafe 1788 is the first Haitian coffee shop in the UK. The exhibition attracted many visitors throughout the week and was a successful launch to our photo documentary.
The ultimate aim of the exhibition was to raise funds in order to build a school for the AHADEPA’s children who are still being taught under a tent.
A photo book which depicts the life of students, teachers and headteacher has also been created. The photo book was on sale for £25.00 (UK pounds) at the exhibition. Proceeds will go towards the building of the school.
The AHADEPA PROJECT
Discover the story of a community in Carrefour Haiti trying to alleviate life difficulties through education and an incredible amount of determination. Follow the AHADEPA school director, a teacher and a couple of pupils during their daily routines. Uncover what it takes to provide education against all odds with the chronological story of how the school came about. Explore the current teaching and living conditions while sharing with us the dream of creating real opportunities for young Haitians full of potential.
Project website full of stories: http://ahadepa-