Our Team

We are advocates, community leaders, reporters, volunteers, students and parents. Most of all, we are people that love Haiti.

Restavek Freedom was founded in 2007 and we now have over 30 employees in two main locations in Haiti – Port-au-Prince and South Haiti – and a small support staff in the US in Cincinnati, Ohio.


We commit to stewarding all donated resources with the same efficiency, effectiveness, and passion we apply to the funds we ourselves commit.

We are a trusted 501c3 not-for-profit organization proud to be among the industry leaders in low overhead, and all of our fundraising and administrative costs are funded by private donors, allowing for 100% of your donation to go directly to programs.

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We’re building a coalition of organizations – ranging from small local nonprofits, foundations, businesses, and churches to major international NGOs and governments – who are passionate about eradicating restavek. Fifteen years ago, even saying the word restavek violated social taboo. Now, there are conversations about the practice taking place all over Haiti and around the world, every single day.

By engaging with other groups, we’re making sure that any conversation about Haiti’s future includes this mantra: Child slavery must end. We appreciate each of our partners helping to make that a reality.

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The following images courtesy of Vlad Sokhin:
Homepage – What is Restavek, Speak Up; The Issue – Overview, Advocate Quote