• 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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  • [Video] Happy Birthday Régine !

    August 20, 2018

    Yesterday was KANPE co-founder, Regine Chassagne’s birthday.  Some of the young members of the marching band addressed her this cute video. We’d also like to take a minute to celebrate the man behind this video, our volunteer extraordinaire Youssef Shoufan, who’s birthday is today! Happy birthday to you both!

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  • Pictures from the summer camp

    August 10, 2018

    How to create fertile soil? How to make macrame bracelets or sandals? The first part of the summer camp ends today. Back in images on the first 5 days during which the young people have deepened their knowledge in agriculture and handicraft. Credit: Youssef Shoufan

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  • The KANPE summer camp continues

    August 8, 2018

    The Summer camp continues in Haiti. Jacques had participated in the camp last year where he learned circus arts with Cirque du Monde. His technique of almond juggling has progressed well! Video: Youssef Shoufan

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  • The summer camp 2018 has begun

    August 6, 2018

    The young people arrived in Papaye for the KANPE summer camp ! For 10 days, 70 young people from Baille Tourible and Thomonde will participate in workshops on agriculture, health or music and dance. Last year, the camp inspired young people to start a nursery and a garden. Thanks to Cirque du Soleil, through its

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  • Young people of Baille Tourible participate in a reforestation campaign

    July 24, 2018

    A year ago, Paulnet Paul, teacher at the small secondary school of Baille Tourible, and his students had started a nursery. After taking care of the seedlings for several months, a reforestation day was organized. The seedlings were distributed equitably to students to be replanted at home. A beautiful initiative!

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  • The Positive Vibrations Foundation stands with KANPE

    July 23, 2018

    Last weekend, Baille Tourible was celebrating! Thanks to the incredible generosity of the Positive Vibrations Foundation, 70 new instruments were sent for the band. Happiness was read in the eyes of young people and music professor Jean Germain Duvelsaint. Thanks from the bottom of our heart to the Positive Vibrations Foundation, Benjamin Faulks and Dr.

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