Abricots is a commune in the Grand Anse department of the Jeremie borough. An estimated 40,000 people live in Abricots. This city is more like a town and is often justly referred to as "The Indians' Paradise".

On June 22, 1989, Bishop Willy Romelus, bishop of Jeremie, came to talk to the authorities of the Congregation about the needs of his diocese. Before responding to Bishop Romelus, they called for help from the sisters during an community assembly.
After numerous consultations, and despite the confusion that reigned in the whole country, the authorities came to the conclusion that the project was worth the risk. Two general councillors were delegated to go on location and get more precise information.
On December 2, 1990, six sisters arrived in Abricots. Nevertheless, the school was not opened until October 12, 1992. By October 6, 1997, there were seven classes, including grades 1-6 and a kindergarten. 267 pupils attended the school and all the teaching staff was Haitian.

Sister Jeannine Couture
Sister Marguerite Larocque
Sister Michelle Gill
Sister Reine Gosselin
Sister Anita Leclerc
Sister Micheline Savoie

Teacher training and teaching was provided by three sisters whereas another provided health care to the local population. All give of themselves with joy and love for God and neighbour.

A sister left Abricots for good, on June 20, 2002 and the principal left on September 2, 2002.
As of September 2002, the community of the Little Sisters of Saint Theresa took over management of the school in Abricots.

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