The D2C Afterschool Tutoring Program was implemented after conducting a needs assessment in the community at large. The Program serves more than 100 children from the Cayes Jacmel village community, including the eight D2C children.
Many of the village children are unable to read and write at grade level. Due to the fact that French is taught in school but Creole is spoken in the home, most parents are unable to assist their children in completing their homework.
The Afterschool Tutoring Program employs 10-12 tutors and a director, and new ways to approach learning are taught that will help lead to a productive future. It is the goal of the program to help these students succeed in their education and progress into higher learning.