University Henri Christophe Gets Books From Leonel Fernandez

University Henri Christophe gets a donation of around 13,000 books from the former President of the Dominican Republic, Leonel Fernandez. With the addition of these books, the number of books for reference available for students at the University has tripled.


These books have been offered by a book distributor group called Follett, based in the United States. Contribution to the donation to a lesser extent has been made by UNESCO as well.

Gratitude Expressed

Teachers and students of Haiti expressed their gratitude to Leonel Fernandez and the Dominican Republic. The Dominican Republic had helped the construction of the University Henri Christophe in Haiti after the 2010 earthquake at a cost of 30 million dollars. It was also assisted by Supervising Engineers Office of State Works of the Dominican Republic.

Global Benchmark

In the academic year 2012-13 it is expected to host around 1500 students. With this University, Haiti gets a place on par with other universities across the world.

Jean Mary Theodat indicated that all the best efforts will be put in to make the campus a benchmark on the global front. President Martelly declared that he wants a university that can transform and train young students who invest in education and believe in the future.

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