Caroline Poppell, a native of Darien, Georgia first came to Haiti in March 2010, just under two months after the earthquake devastated the nation. She had never seen poverty to this extent and was struck by the resilience of the Haitian people despite the odds stacked against them.
It was on this trip that she saw a young boy walking down the street holding a string that was pulling a milk carton with four bottle caps for wheels. The boy was so proud of his "toy car," beaming ear to ear as he pulled his milk carton on a string. This image changed Caroline's life and seven years later, she lives and teaches Creative Arts and Dance classes in Leogane, Haiti. She believes that every child has a God-given right to dream and it is her goal to create safe environments where kids are free to explore, dream, and create.
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