• The Rainy Season Has Begun… Finally!

    May 1, 2020

    Yesterday in Haiti, the inhabitants of Baille Tourible were happy to see rain for the first time since October. A nice gift on the eve of Labor and Agriculture Day on May 1st. The dry season, from November to March, was longer this year, raising fears for the July harvest. The rain was therefore eagerly

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  • Our COVID-19 Prevention Activities Continue

    April 27, 2020

    In Haiti, our COVID-19 prevention activities continue. Today in the community that we support in the Central Plateau, the training of a dozen community awareness raisers has started in collaboration with our local partner Zanmi Lasante/Partners in Health. In the coming weeks, as part of a prevention campaign, these young people will cross the mountains,

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  • COVID-19: Clinic Staff Receives Training

    April 24, 2020

    In Haiti, preventive measures against COVID19 continue to be implemented at the Baille Tourible clinic. Last week, Dr. Fanette Nicolas participated in a training organized by our local partner Partners in Health/Zanmi Lasante. On this occasion, she received recommendations on the protocol to follow for the protection of health personnel and the optimal management of

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  • Today is Earth Day

    April 22, 2020

    In the midst of the COVID19 pandemic, this EarthDay reminds us of the importance of preserving the soil and reforesting the environment in order to create the ideal conditions for agriculture that will help combat food insecurity in the most vulnerable communities. To meet these challenges in Haiti, KANPE collaborates with its local partner Mouvement

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  • COVID-19: Let’s Stand with Haiti

    March 27, 2020

    As Haiti confirmed its first COVID-19 cases last week, we are very concerned about how this pandemic will affect the most vulnerable people in Haiti and in the community we support. Following the Haitian government’s decision to declare a national health emergency, we suspended our regular activities in Baille Tourible until further notice, with the exception

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  • Preventive measures to fight against the COVID-19 pandemic

    March 17, 2020

    KANPE is very concerned about the COVID-19 pandemic and is closely monitoring the situation in Haiti. No cases of coronavirus have yet been identified in the country. In the community we support, Baille Tourible, preventive measures have been taken in collaboration with our local partner Zanmi Lasante (Partners in Health), an organization working to make

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  • International Women’s Day Celebrated in Baille Tourible

    March 11, 2020

    The rainy weather last Sunday in the Central Plateau in Haiti did not prevent Baille Tourible from celebrating the International Women’s Day with great fanfare. A colorful parade, to the sound of the marching band, crossed the city in joy and good humour. Lectures, songs, theater performance, and dance also highlighted the contribution of women

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  • International Women’s Day

    March 8, 2020

    This Sunday is International Women’s Day. Do you know what “Potomitan” means? In Haitian Creole, this word designates the central pillar. In Haitian homes, the potomitan often refers to the woman who supports the whole family. Juslène Fleurimond is one of those Potomitan women. At Baille Tourible, she practices small trade and raises animals to

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  • Experimental Farm: The First Tools Have Been Purchased

    March 4, 2020

    We have some good news about the Experimental Farm in Baille Tourible in Haiti. The equipment and the first tools were purchased for landscaping and preparing the soil. Very soon, we will be able to see the first shrubs growing. We can’t wait!  

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  • Krewe du Kanaval celebrates Haiti

    February 16, 2020

    New Orleans hosted the third edition of Krewe du Kanaval this weekend. For two days, the festivities paid tribute to the Haitian roots of this city located in the south of the United States. The Kanaval Ball took place at the Mahalia Jackson Theater for the Performing Arts. The public was able to attend the

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