- Haven, an Ireland-based non-governmental organization, will award Ismael the William Jefferson Clinton Goodwill for Haiti Award in 2015.
- Ismael and her husband, Pierre Richard, founded Hope House and Hope Christian Academy in Fonds Parisien, Haiti, 2010.
Winthrop University, "Alumna Yvrose Ismael to Receive Award for Work with Haiti Orphanage, School" (2014). Winthrop News 2014. 159.