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Rea Dol

Rea Dol is an educator and community mobilizer from Jeremie who has lived and worked in Port-au-Prince for over 30 years. Rea is married to Jean Jacques Bataille and has 3 biological children and 13 adopted children. She is the founder of the SOPUDEP school in Morne Lazare, the Director of CESAH (Centre du Savoir Academique d’Haiti) in Delmas 83. In addition to managing both educational institutions, Rea is the director and founder of an orphanage called SOPU-ORPANAGE. Rea also makes time to work closely with women’s groups, visitors to Haiti and social change organizations to advocate for development initiatives. Rea has been a close collaborator of SOIL since 2006, helping to guide the organization through the early stages of development and co-leading several emergency interventions since that time including SOIL’s 2010 earthquake response in Port au Prince, the 2016 hurricane Matthew response and the 2020 earthquake response in the south of the country.