THP Milestones with the Moynihan Family

Newsletter issue: 
April 2015
News item date: 
Tuesday, April 14, 2015

1996: In February, Christina and Patrick move with Robert (3) and Mikhaila (1.5) to Haiti

1999: THP purchases land adjacent to LCS with plans of expanding campus. 

2000: The Founders Challenge capital campaign is launched to support new construction, and establish the General Endowment and Graduate Support Endowment.

2002: LCS welcomes its first entering class with two sections (60 students).

2003: THP awards its first two university scholarships to LCS graduates. 

2004: Ti Ekol and Ekol Deyo programs formalized for the education of school aged children in the neighborhood who do not attend school. 

2004: Secure the Future, THP’s second capital campaign, brings the General Endowment to $1 million.

2005: For the first time, LCS prepares students to receive the Sacraments of Baptism, First Holy Communion, and Confirmation on campus. 

2005: THP opens the Office of External Affairs to manage its growing university scholarship program, job search assistance and local support.

2007: LCS goes green, being 90% solar efficient. 

2007: First neighborhood and school playground in Santo 5 completed. 

2007: Female student enrollment reaches parity with male enrollment. 

2008: LCS is now able to feed, house, and educate 360 students after completion of campus expansion.

2009: Christina Moynihan initiates a Developmental Timoun Program for preschool-aged children in neighborhood.

2010:  A 7.0 magnitude earthquake hits Haiti, followed by immediate relief, recovery, and restoration by THP – all geared toward permanent improvements. The Developmental Center, with Christina Moynihan’s care, gets a boost to a full-day program with hot lunch.

2010:  THP is recognized as an Association of the Lay Faithful under the Diocese of Providence, RI.

2010: International press covers THP’s mission of education and response to the earthquake in the Wall Street Journal, Der Speigel, and the Boston Globe.

2012:  For the first time, LCS graduates outnumber students.

2012: Deacon Moynihan is awarded an honorary Ph.D. in Humanitarian Service by Providence College, the Pierre Toussaint Medallion for advancing educational opportunity by the Archdiocese of New York, and Brown University’s John Hope Award for Public Service

2013: In-Country Volunteers formalize a Rule for the community.

2013: The RISE capital campaign begins to add $1 million to the General Endowment, increase the Graduate Support Endowment to $1 million and establishing a $1 million endowment for the Office of External Affairs.

2013: Strategic Plan initiates preparation for breaking ground on a second Louverture Cleary School in another diocese of Haiti by 2018

2014: THP’s Office of External Affairs meets goal of awarding university scholarships to 50% of each LCS graduating class, supporting over 100 graduates attending university annually.

2014: THP raises over $1.5 million annually, up from $120,000 in 1996.