• COVID-19: our actions to strengthen food security

    September 2, 2020

    We have taken action to address the threat of food insecurity within the community we support in Haiti. As a result, the experimental farm resumed its activities following the strengthening of health security measures. With the help of our partner Mouvement Paysan Papaye, we were able to: Train more than 50 farmers, members of 6

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  • Back to school for the students in Baille Tourible

    August 21, 2020

    The children of Baille Tourible hit the road to school this week to complete the school year interrupted due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The joy could be seen on their faces! Since the schools closed this Spring, they have been able to stay in touch, remotely, with educational content through the “Read Haiti” Creole reading

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  • It’s World Mask Week!

    August 12, 2020

    Within the community we support in Haiti, face-covering is one of the means used to fight against COVID-19. More than 1,500 masks, sewn by local seamstresses, have been distributed to residents working in the experimental farm project and at the medical clinic, among others. Since the beginning of the pandemic, helping the community to apply

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  • Reaching the Most Remote Communities, a Big Challenge!

    July 27, 2020

    Reaching the most remote communities can be a big challenge due to the state of the roads in the Central Plateau in Haiti. As part of our COVID-19 prevention campaign, the transportation of sanitary kits containing soap and chlorine for distribution must be carried out by donkey in some very isolated communities. Since the beginning

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  • Apply Strict Security Protocols

    July 24, 2020

    Protecting the population we support against COVID-19 requires the application of strict security protocols within our team. Before they leave for the field, Myrlande Jean, our Project Manager in Haiti, takes the temperature of the awareness-raisers in addition to the hygiene and social distancing measures that are observed during their interventions. Since the beginning of

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  • 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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  • The Experimental Farm Is Going Well

    June 17, 2020

    Green is taking up more and more space in our experimental farm, managed in collaboration with our partner Mouvement Paysan Papaye in the Central Plateau (Haiti). The first 8,000 seedlings are growing and are doing fine thanks to the rain that returned to the region. There are both fruit trees such as orange, papaya, coconut,

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  • An ambulance vehicle for the clinic in Baille Tourible

    June 11, 2020

    In Haiti, good news for the Baille Tourible clinic, which has just purchased a new vehicle capable of providing better transportation for the seriously ill people to a larger healthcare facility. The vehicle will also be used to transport medical staff and medication. This purchase comes at a good time given the rapid progression of COVID-19 cases

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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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  • Happy Mother’s Day to the Haitian “Potomitan”!

    May 31, 2020

    Today is Mother’s Day in Haiti! On this occasion and in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic, we have a special thought for all Haitian mothers, these “potomitan”, those who are the first to take care of their sick family members and children. KANPE wishes them a happy Mother’s Day! Photo credit : Isabelle Thibault

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