• More preventive measures against COVID-19

    July 14, 2020

    Prevention measures continue to be deployed in the community we support in the Central Plateau in Haiti. While COVID-19 cases continue to increase across the country, no cases have been detected yet at Baille Tourible. We are starting soon to implement new security protocols with the distribution of: Cleaning and disinfection equipment; Hygiene and personal

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  • Anténor Firmin, key figure in the fight against racism

    June 3, 2020

    Anténor Firmin is a 19th-century Haitian politician and eminent intellectual. He is known for his avant-garde work entitled “The Equality of Human Races. Positivist Anthropology” published in 1885, in response to the racist theories of Gobineau in his work Essay on the inequality of human races. Drawing on empiricism, history, and anthropology, he deconstructs the

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  • An awareness campaign against COVID-19

    May 15, 2020

    For two weeks now, as part of our prevention campaign against COVID-19 in Haiti, a dozen awareness raisers have been deployed in Baille Tourible, the community that we support in the Central Plateau. They were previously trained in collaboration with our local partner Zanmi Lasante/Partners in Health. With their megaphones, they will cross mountains, valleys,

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  • KANPE is 10 Years Old!

    May 12, 2020

    Ten years ago today, the members of our Board of Directors signed letters patent formalizing the birth of The KANPE Foundation with the mission to bring support to the most vulnerable communities in Haiti to help them achieve autonomy. What a long way since we started our activities in Baille Tourible (Central Plateau) through 6 pillars: health

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  • KANPE launches its COVID-19 Emergency Fund

    May 6, 2020

    Today, KANPE launches its COVID-19 Emergency Fund. This fund will allow us to respond to the effects of the pandemic in Haiti, and particularly in Baille Tourible. With a hundred cases already detected in Haiti, we must equip the health clinic with the means to protect its population and surrounding communities and work to reduce

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  • Today is Earth Day

    April 22, 2020

    In the midst of the COVID19 pandemic, this EarthDay reminds us of the importance of preserving the soil and reforesting the environment in order to create the ideal conditions for agriculture that will help combat food insecurity in the most vulnerable communities. To meet these challenges in Haiti, KANPE collaborates with its local partner Mouvement

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  • COVID-19: Let’s Stand with Haiti

    March 27, 2020

    As Haiti confirmed its first COVID-19 cases last week, we are very concerned about how this pandemic will affect the most vulnerable people in Haiti and in the community we support. Following the Haitian government’s decision to declare a national health emergency, we suspended our regular activities in Baille Tourible until further notice, with the exception

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  • Preventive measures to fight against the COVID-19 pandemic

    March 17, 2020

    KANPE is very concerned about the COVID-19 pandemic and is closely monitoring the situation in Haiti. No cases of coronavirus have yet been identified in the country. In the community we support, Baille Tourible, preventive measures have been taken in collaboration with our local partner Zanmi Lasante (Partners in Health), an organization working to make

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  • International Women’s Day

    March 8, 2020

    This Sunday is International Women’s Day. Do you know what “Potomitan” means? In Haitian Creole, this word designates the central pillar. In Haitian homes, the potomitan often refers to the woman who supports the whole family. Juslène Fleurimond is one of those Potomitan women. At Baille Tourible, she practices small trade and raises animals to

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  • Krewe du Kanaval celebrates Haiti

    February 16, 2020

    New Orleans hosted the third edition of Krewe du Kanaval this weekend. For two days, the festivities paid tribute to the Haitian roots of this city located in the south of the United States. The Kanaval Ball took place at the Mahalia Jackson Theater for the Performing Arts. The public was able to attend the

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