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About Haiti

Overall Effects of Slavery





Why Do They Exist?


Restavecs are part of Haitian culture. The idea of helping other people in need is ingrained into Haitian society. Poverty and hope are the main reasons Haitian parents put their children into restavecs. Many parents have too many children to feed and do not have the financial resources to feed their children. Parents also send their children off and hope their child gets the opportunity to receive an education.

A community in Haiti helping each other after a flood.



Haitian school children


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