• Spoil yourself with a tasty Haitian joumou soup during the holiday season

    November 21, 2022

    Joumou soup is an emblematic meal in Haitian cuisine. It is the meal consumed in Haiti and its diaspora every January 1st to commemorate the country’s independence. Since 2021, the joumou soup is registered in the list of intangible cultural heritage of UNESCO. Recipe for 6 people (because a joumou soup needs to be shared!

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  • Climate change: concrete actions by local communities

    November 17, 2022

    “The climate crisis has already been solved. We already have the facts and solutions. All we have to do is to wake up and change”. – Greta Thunberg. As the United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP27) draws to a close in Egypt, this reflection by activist Greta Thunberg is more relevant than ever. For several

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  • A new page in the public life of our co-founder Dominique Anglade

    November 8, 2022

    Our co-founder Dominique Anglade is turning an important page in her public life after having broken several glass ceilings by being the first woman of Haitian origin to hold the position of minister and to lead a major political party in Quebec. KANPE would like to take this opportunity to salute her vision and her

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  • Solar energy introduced in Baille Tourible

    October 28, 2022

    We are pleased with the introduction of solar energy in Baille Tourible. There is no shortage of sunshine in this community perched in the mountains of the Central Plateau. It was about time to take advantage of this abundant, inexhaustible, and clean energy source. In addition to the environmental benefits, solar energy is helping to

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  • KANPE stands with Haiti in Europe

    September 7, 2022

    The KANPE Foundation is joining Arcade Fire on their world tour, currently in Europe, to meet with its growing community of supporters and talk about KANPE’s work and impact in Haiti. Thanks to a partnership with the organization PLUS1, $1, €1, or £1 from every ticket sold on tour will go to KANPE to fund

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  • KANPE welcomes Déborah Cherenfant as Chairperson of the Board

    August 22, 2022

    The KANPE Foundation is pleased to announce the appointment of Déborah Cherenfant as Chairperson of our Board of Directors. Déborah has been part of the KANPE family for several years now as a member of both our Canadian and American Boards of Directors. We are excited to welcome a brilliant woman with an exceptional background

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  • Scarves with Haitian spirit for the 35th anniversary of m0851

    June 23, 2022

    For its 35th anniversary, m0851 presents new capsules. The first one is with the Montreal brand Je Love Haiti. The m0851 x Je Love Haiti capsule includes two scarves, which feature works by two Haitian artists. The first scarf is by living legend Frankétienne and his work Allegresse. The other scarf is by the famous

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  • Let’s walk for KANPE again this summer!

    June 21, 2022

    Once again this summer your steps can help improve the learning conditions of children in a school in Haiti’s Central Plateau For a 2nd time, we invite you to walk or run with us. Every km/mi run or walked represents $0.50 that will be donated to KANPE to fund the construction of a Community Campus,

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  • 12 years already!

    May 12, 2022

    Today KANPE is celebrating its 12th anniversary!  We would like to take this opportunity to thank you for your support. Also, a big thank you to the Arcade Fire band which has just renewed their commitment to donate, via Plus1, $1 on each concert ticket sold on their next tour. Your support and love for

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  • KANPE says goodbye to Executive Director Isabelle Thibault

    March 24, 2022

    After seven years as General Manager and Executive Director of The KANPE Foundation, Isabelle Thibault will be leaving the organization this March 25, 2022.  What a journey it has been for Isabelle. From being one of KANPE’s first employees outside of Haiti, Isabelle was instrumental in making the foundation what it is today: a continuously

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