Dano is a community located in the communal section Grand-Goave. It is Located in the southern part of the country. It is 41 miles (65 km) southeast from the capital. Its hilly landscape is often dry. It has an estimated of 15,000 inhabitants. Their main resources come from agriculture (corn, bean, watermelon, etc...).
The community organization's vision and mission consist in promoting, enhancing, and developing the spiritual, intellectual, social, and economic development of the children, youth, and adults in the community by implementing a variety of development programs. Such programs aim at reinforcing the capacity of the citizens, which will allow them to overcome the difficulties they are facing daily.
Star of hope has been supporting the development work in Dano for more than 10 years. This support has primarily been in the sector of education, agriculture, water, and health. The school supported by Star of Hope "Ecole Chrétienne de Dano", was built in 1998, and is a symbol of pride for the community. It welcomes around 650 children and 34 staff members. Diverse SOH development work in Dano has been running under the control of a committee formed with teachers and parents.
They offer basic education in preschool, primary, secondary and trade school.
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