Class 10 (2011-2013)

Daniel Auguste, Haiti

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill – Department of Sociology

Daniel earned a BA from Covenant College (USA), with a major in Economics and a minor in Community Development. His work has focused on economic and community development. Daniel has facilitated partnerships between Haitian grassroots organizations and western development workers in the areas of education and healthcare. He has also worked to ensure child development and well-being in Haiti. In 2006, he cofounded a children’s home, Yahve-Jire Children’s Foundation, in Haiti, which houses 20 children. During and after his studies he plans to research the intersection of human capital, economic development and peace. Daniel is particularly interested in investigating how economic and educational opportunity can facilitate economic and social development, and peace.