SHACS is an organization that promotes Haitian arts and culture in the Northwest providing development resources, social support, education and civic engagement opportunities to the local community. SHACS is working to build an orphanage and education center in Croix-des-Bouquets, east of Port-au-Prince. This complex would include sleeping, kitchen and bathroom facilities, a small clinic, educational classrooms, and recreation areas. The goal is start with housing and supporting 50 kids and staff and phase out the growth of the project as money and funding become available.
To learn more about the Society for Haitian Arts, Culture and Social Support, visit http://www.shacnorthwest.org