Diaspora Community Services (DCS)

 

Country

Haiti

Organization

Diaspora Community Services (DCS)

DCS is a Haitian-led, Brooklyn-based organization that helps Haitian immigrants build skills that enable them to prosper in the U.S. In 2007, DCS founded the Medical and Social Center of Port au Prince (CMSP) to bring comprehensive medical services to underserved communities in Haiti. With only limited funds, CMSP conducts a wide range of programs, including sexual and reproductive health services and weekly educational and recreational programs for women, youth and people living with HIV and AIDS. To date, CMSP has provided medical services to over 20,000 families.

Project

Strengthening Centre Medico Social de Port Au Prince's (CMSP) Health Services

Purpose: To improve the sexual and reproductive health of women, children, youth and people living with HIV and AIDS by supporting the expansion of a community health center to provide comprehensive health services and by creating organizational systems to encourage its long-term sustainability.

Project Grant Amount $30,000
Total Grants Received $75,253
Years Supported 3
Theme Sexual Health and Rights
Population Served Women, Youth