• KANPE at the 13th edition of the Haiti en Folie Festival

    July 24, 2019

    On July 28th, we hope many of you will visit the KANPE booth from 11 am to come celebrate with us Haitian culture in all its forms at Parc Lafontaine. Beginning from 6pm, you will be able to dance to the beat of DJ Windows 98 (Win Butler Arcade Fire group) which will be followed

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  • KANPE and APJ raise over $ 250,000 at exclusive Montreal gala

    July 9, 2019

    Saturday, June 8 was the first Artists for Peace and Justice x KANPE gala at the Ritz Carlton in Montreal, with exclusive performances by members of Arcade Fire, Paul Beaubrun, Michael Brun, and DJ Jerico. During the evening, Arcade Fire received the Peace and Justice Activist Award for all its support of Haiti, through organizations

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  • KANPE & Artists for Peace and Justice hold a Gala at Ritz-Carlton

    May 14, 2019

    We are very pleased to collaborate with Artists for Peace and Justice for their annual Gala that will take place at the Ritz-Carlton Montreal on June 8th, during the Grand Prix. All proceeds from the evening will be donated to both organizations. The Montreal Gazette, Gravel le matin and La Presse have already announced the event, which will take

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  • Run for KANPE at the Scotiabank Montreal Race

    March 19, 2019

    For the first year, The KANPE Foundation is participating in the Scotiabank Charity Challenge, which will take place April 27-28 at Parc Jean Drapeau in Montreal. Do you already run during the lunch hour? Do you wait until the snow melts to put on your running shoes? Are more sports part of your year’s resolutions?

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  • International Women’s Day

    March 8, 2019

    Cleremise Jean-Gilles is from Baille Tourible. Until 2014 this former midwife practiced in the surrounding localities. If it is impossible for her to remember all the births she has witnessed, some births have remained etched in her memory. That of Fanette Nicolas is one of them, but she did not imagine that little Fanette would

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  • News from Haiti

    March 4, 2019

    A few weeks ago, we gave you news on the situation in Haiti. Since then, anti-government protests and clashes have faded. In Baille Tourible, the repercussions from the unrest dissipated with the removal of roadblocks: this allowed the public school to reopen and the teachers to return. Additionally, all of the health staff have been

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  • 400 public school students receive school supplies and teaching materials

    February 28, 2019

    Last November, on the occasion of Giving Tuesday, we asked for your support for the purchase of school supplies for the 400 children of the Baille Tourible public school. The goal was to provide school bags, scissors, rulers, colored pencils, notebooks, erasers, geometry instruments, pens. Thanks to your donations and that of a great donor,

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  • 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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