Legacy

Celiana Charles, Madame Josephine Exana's daughter, being taught how to use a camera for Zanmi Foto by Thony Fontaine. Bois Jolie, April 5, 2016. [photo: Monclair Joseph] This is Celiana,…

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Getting it Right

It would be easy to assume that the younger generation is headed in the wrong direction. We…

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Lessons on Planning

Of all the lessons Haiti has taught me over the years, one of the most important is how to look ahead...

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Second Distribution of Carbon Payments

Reflections about my second time leading a group of students to Haiti…

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Berries

Jean Nelson examining his coffee berries, Bois Jolie, Haiti, March, 2016. Micharie running errands at dusk, while berries ripen on her mother's coffee bushes (Mita Simone), Bois Jolie, Haiti, 6:30…

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Haiti Flag Day!

  It is Haiti Flag Day today!Bonjou tout moun . HAITI Pou Ayiti peyi Zansèt yo Se pou n mache men nan lamen Nan mitan n pa fèt pou gen…

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Haiti Flag Day!

  It is Haiti Flag Day today!Bonjou tout moun . HAITI Pou Ayiti peyi Zansèt yo Se pou n mache men nan lamen Nan mitan n pa fèt pou gen…

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Falling With Style

A flower catches my attention out of the corner of my eye. Brilliant red, and surrounded by fluttering clouds of small butterflies of every different shade and hue. As my senses are captivated by this scene, my foot slips out from under me, and I am falling. This is not an uncommon occurrence. Morne Michele,… more →

If you made $120 million, what would you do? – The Boston Globe

https://www.bostonglobe.com/magazine/2016/08/23/you-made-million-what-would-you/VvRMYeb9SemivUavpfWp7J/story.html If you made $120 million, what would you do? ON NOVEMBER 9, 2012, the morning after the sale of Kayak was announced, Paul English woke up to find his picture on the front page of The Boston Globe. “Priceline makes a $1.8 billion deal for Kayak” read the headline. The caption added: “Kayak cofounder… more →

Looking Through the Window

  A majority of the traveling we have done in Haiti has been in vans provided by one of our partner schools, CFFL, and near the end of my internship, after many hours in these vans, I began to notice a peculiar affect arising from this mode of transport. We drive around in a sealed… more →

Mache

“Mache Mache!” Shouted a young boy who passed me among the hubbub of the Thursday Mirebalais market.The buzzing energy of his exclamation matched the general frantic of the market, and I imagine he could sense the overwhelming sensations I was experiencing as a blan in the Haitian markets. The Mirebalais market is an incomprehensible yet… more →

Haiti Flag Day!

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  It is Haiti Flag Day today!Bonjou tout moun . HAITI Pou Ayiti peyi Zansèt yo Se pou n mache men nan lamen Nan mitan n pa fèt pou gen trèt Nou fèt pou n sèl mèt tèt nou An nou mache men nan lamen Pou Ayiti ka vin pi bèl An nou, an nou,… more →