On December 16th, P81 cofounder Clayton Nylund graduated from the University of Florida with his Doctorate in Educational Leadership. Nylund's dissertation study was titled "Adequate Funding for Primary Education in the Artibonite Department of Haiti." The study's abstract is included below and the full dissertation can be requested via the University of Florida. http://www.ufl.edu. ABSTRACT … Continue reading NYLUND GRADUATES FOLLOWING HAITI STUDY
During the week of March 9th-13th, a seven-member, Project 81 team completed the Baseline Project. The Baseline Project is part of P81 cofounder Clayton Nylund's dissertation study through the University of Florida. The investigation included the administration of a Florida, standardized mathematics test to over 200 students in four different schools. The purpose of the project … Continue reading THE BASELINE PROJECT FINISHED
A Project 81 team recently returned from Haiti after conducting the first stage of The Baseline Project. During this trip, the translated mathematics test was piloted with the children of Destiny Village Orphanage. Worthwhile information was gained regarding the translation during this pilot, adding increased validity to the overall study. Furthermore, five primary schools in … Continue reading THE PILOT STUDY
In 2012, Reid Fleshman and Ellie Duty began the Reforestation Project at Destiny Village Orphanage in Pierre Payan, Haiti. In the late 2000’s, the orphanage purchased an additional plot of land for a boys dormitory. At the time of purchase, this land had minimal vegetation and rocky surface soil. This past spring, a P81 team … Continue reading THE REFORESTATION PROJECT
In the spring of 2008, we cofounded the non-profit organization, Project 81 Incorporated. Named after a small, rural village located 81 kilometers north of Port Au Prince, the initial vision of Project 81 was to transform this remote village by providing the citizens with their basic needs. At the time, their homes were sticks and … Continue reading THE BASELINE PROJECT
Over the holiday break, President Jared Brown traveled to Delmas, Haiti to distribute the gracious food donations from the Chapel Church of Tarpon Springs, Florida. An entire shipping container of food (250,000 meals) was sent by the church through Port Au Prince and was distributed to the citizens of Delmas and also to P81’s partners … Continue reading CHRISTMAS FOOD DISTRIBUTION
It has been nearly four years since Project 81 was created. Originally conceived to provide aid to a small village on the coast of Haiti, the organization has grown in ways unforeseen by each of us. Throughout the past four years, Village 81 has transformed from mud and sticks, tattered clothes, contaminated water, a vacant … Continue reading PROJECT 81’S 4TH ANNIVERSARY!