WHO
WE ARE

Halt Poverty was launched by the end of November 2015 in response to the needs to empower human capital in tourism-based activities towards the clearing of local forests, and the high rate of unemployment. In countries like Madagascar, the current issues of economic survival require urgent solutions in which sustainability is not placed as a high priority. Inappropriate actions can be damaging to the destination

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2015

ALUMNI ENGAGEMENT INNOVATION FUND

Halt Poverty was launched with eco guides and eco clubs projects in response to the needs to empower human capital in tourism-based activities towards the clearing of local forests, and the high rate of unemployment. Projects from 43 different countries around the world have tackled critical issues. Halt Poverty was among the winning project from the A.E.I.F. 2015. The U.S. Department of State hosted its 5th annual Alumni Engagement Innovation Fund - A.E.I.F. project competition. Out of more than 800 proposals submitted, 48 winning teams were selected to carry-out innovative projects.  Alumni and volunteers have decided to support the launch of Halt Poverty as a project in different ways

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aeif team.

Advisors

Rindra Rakotonirina

Elisabeth Balko (Fulbright)

N. Randrianavony (Fulbright)

Mamy Andriamparany (IVLP)

Juliana Ratovoson (IVLP)

Facilitators

Red Cross representative

Thierry Rasendra (National Tour Guide Association)

Hervet Randriamady (Fulbright)

Ony Andriamanantena (Fulbright)

Volanirina Ramahery (Fulbright)

Mirana Razafindramboa (Fulbright)

Interviewers & Tech Crew

Tsiky Randriamanantena

Nantenaina Randrianiriana

Rija Andriamoria (YALI)

Voters

Vola Ambinintsoa (Fulbright)

Manitra Andriamialisoa (SUSI)

Zo Rabetsimamanga (Mandela) Ulrichia Rabefitiavana (Mandela)

Ketakandriana Rafitoson (IVLP)

board members.

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meet our smart and sassy treasurer

Zo

Zo Lalaina Rahantavololona is an alumni from I.N.T.H. She holds a dual degree with a Master degree from the University of Montesquieu Bordeaux IV. and a D.E.P.A. from Institut de la Francophonie pour l’Entrepreneuriat

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meet our intelligent and classy secretary

Roberto

Roberto Rakotonanahary got his Bachelor degree in tourism and entrepreneurship from I.N.T.H. Gained experience in travel and tours. Involved as an eco-volunteer within Cetamada

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meet our hardworking and passionate chair person

Mirana

Mirana Francoise Razafindramboa is Fulbright alumni. She holds a Master of science degree in Hospitality and Tourism Management from Rochester Institute of Technology

2017. Registered Association

Halt Poverty is officially registered as an association that supports local communities with sustainable tourism initiatives

Registration ID: 1167/16-MID/SG/DGAT/DPID/ANT/ASS

Fiscal ID: 3002 894 027

Stat ID: 94 951 11 2017 0 072 68

2019. Global Giving

This organization has been vetted by Global Giving rigorous due diligence process. This organization has demonstrated a high level of engagement with the Global Giving community and a commitment to effectiveness via Global Giving rewards. Global Giving recognizes this non profit partner for their efforts to learn, improve, and grow their impact

Global Giving ID: 45242

Bridge ID: 6241245256

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