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Peter Hesse was born 5 April 1937 in New York from German parents. After studies in economics in Munich, further education to be marketing-, management- and creativity-trainer. From 1971 to 1998 he was president of the family business (Schmincke artists' colors). He is active in employers' associations and finally in ONE-world development. Readers wishing to find out more about Montessori in Haiti are encouraged to contact the Peter Hesse Foundation at www.solidarity. org or http://www.peter-hesse.info.
NOTE: Earthquakes in Haiti has focussed the attention of the world on this unfortunate country. What is relatively unknown is that German businessman and philanthropist, Peter Hesse, has been successfully establishing Montessori schools in Haiti for almost thirty years. This is his story. Early Beginnings: n December 1980, I visited Haiti for the first time. […]