School runs for Restavek, Foyer Maurice Sixto
Foyer Maurice Sixto is a school named after the famous sociologist Maurice Sixto where the school runs with a motto "all children are children and they have same and equal right. The school is located 30 miles west of Port-au-Prince in Carrefour, Haiti. It was founded in 1989 and invites "restavek children". "Restavek" are the children mainly come from the countryside families who cannot support their children send them to live in well off families in the towns who promise to offer them better lives and education in a city center but the children are often mistreated, forced to do manual labor, cooking, cleaning, and other household chores. The restavek children live here in an family environment. They are offered free food, education and professional training.