• Positive Vibrations Foundation continues marching band support

    February 26, 2019

    During the Krewe du Kanaval celebrations in New Orleans’ Congo Square, Monique Pyle, Managing Director of Positive Vibrations Foundation, publicly announced that her foundation will pay for Jean Germain Duvelsaint’s salary for two years. Jean Germain Duvelsaint, known as ‘Maestro’, has been the music teacher of the Baille Tourible marching band since its establishment in

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  • Krewe du Kanaval stands with KANPE

    February 25, 2019

    Last week was the second edition of Krewe Kanaval in Louis Armstrong Park at Congo Square in New Orleans highlighted by a celebratory procession. This included the coronation of Krewe du Kanaval’s King and Queen, DJ Jubilee and Chef Leah Chase, and featured performances by: Boukman Eksperyans of Haiti The Preservation Hall Collective Northside Skull

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  • Actualités KANPE

    A message about the situation in Haiti

    February 15, 2019

    Hello, For more than a week, anti-government protests and clashes have been taking place in Haiti’s main cities, paralyzing the entire country. Due to its geographical isolation in the mountains, the community we support in Baille Tourible is far from the tensions observed and is not in danger. Nevertheless, the repercussions of this movement of protest

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  • Celebrate Mardi Gras with Win Butler and Régine Chassagne and support KANPE

    January 19, 2019

    We are thrilled to announce a unique fundraising campaign with Arcade Fire’s Régine Chassagne and Win Butler in partnership with Omaze. Each donation will support KANPE’s mission in Haiti. From February 21-23, you and a friend could be Win and Régine’s special guests for their Krewe du Kanaval event, a joyful celebration of the deep

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  • Jwaye Nowel ! Bòn Fèt !

    December 21, 2018

    Happy New Year’s to all! In 2018, your support has enabled the realization of wonderful projects for the community of Baille Tourible: Agriculture and Entrepreneurship – The construction of three silos, a dryer and a granary, the establishment of a small nursery of fruit trees, a reforestation campaign to fight against deforestation, the accompaniment of

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  • Giving Tuesday for KANPE

    November 27, 2018

    Help us raise CAN $ 4,760 to purchase school supplies to the 400 children enrolled at the national primary school of Baille Tourible in Haiti: school bags, scissors, rulers, colored pencils, notebooks, erasers, geometry instruments, and pens. To donate: https://bit.ly/2i5RA8p

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  • International day for the eradication of poverty

    October 17, 2018

    Today is the International day for the eradication of poverty. In Haiti, 59% of the population lives below the absolute poverty line of $ 2.41 per day (World Bank). KANPE brings support to some of the most vulnerable families in Haiti to help them achieve financial autonomy, so that they can “stand up”, through its

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  • Yesterday an earthquake of magnitude 5.9 struck Haiti

    October 7, 2018

    Last night an earthquake of magnitude 5.9 struck Haiti. No major damage appears to have been identified in Baille Tourible and the team team is currently safe. Our thoughts are with all the victims and the wounded.

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  • Two teachers of Baille Tourible received their certificate of completion

    September 25, 2018

    Paulnet Paul (l.) and Isaac Vilsaint (r.), teachers at the national school of Baille Tourible, received their certificate of completion issued by Université Quisqueya (UniQ) in port-au-Prince In addition to their hours of work as teachers, this certificate, recognized by the official ministry of education (MENFP Haiti), completes an 18-month continuing education program offered by

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  • Congrats to Arcade Fire for the Allan Slaight Humanitarian Spirit Award

    September 4, 2018

    In 2018, Arcade Fire received the Allan Slaight Humanitarian Spirit Award, as part of the Canadian Music Week, for their ongoing humanitarian work in Haiti for over 14 years. “We’re deeply honoured to receive the Allan Slaight Humanitarian Spirit award. For more than a decade our fans have joined us in supporting the organizations Partners

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