• Bon anivèsè KANPE!

    July 11, 2012

    It’s been two years since a group of individuals came together with a common goal: to provide a concrete solution to the problem of poverty in Haiti. This solution took form in the creation of KANPE, and in its unique approach of accompanying Haitians towards financial independence. In the last two years, KANPE pursued its

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  • The Counselors’ work in the fields, as seen by Rony Dorrélus

    July 1, 2012

    Rony Dorrélus, 26, is a young resident of Mirebalais located near Thomonde. He is part of the team of seven counselor who are essential to KANPE’s work in Baille Tourible. CONTACT spoke with him about his experience on the ground. Why did you choose to work with KANPE? When I was little, I always dreamed

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  • KANPE on the Ground in Recent Months

    June 28, 2012

    Since the beginning of the year, work has been underway on the ground. KANPE and its partners have laid a foundation of concrete tools for the families of Baille Tourible. The program’s participants have been saving up in their accounts opened with Fonkoze, allowing them to pursue other income-generating activities. Practices are already changing: people

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  • KANPE presents its 2011 annual report

    June 14, 2012

    KANPE is proud to present its 2011 annual report, after a second year full of activities that sought to bring renewed hope to hundreds of families in the town of Baille Tourible in Haiti. The report includes a review of achievements and financial statements for the year 2011. Verified by an independent and reputable accounting

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  • KANPE presents its 2011 annual report

    June 14, 2012

    KANPE is proud to present its 2011 annual report, after a second year full of activities that sought to bring renewed hope to hundreds of families in the town of Baille Tourible in Haiti.   The report includes a review of achievements and financial statements for the year 2011. Verified by an independent and reputable

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  • Official opening for KANPE and its partners

    May 31, 2012

    On May 24, KANPE held the official opening of the Baille Tourible clinic. Among those present were representatives of partners Fonkoze and Partners in Health; representatives from local associations; and Thomonde’s Member of Parliament and Mayor. The 100 guests highlighted what this clinic represents: a collaborative accomplishment for the health of the entire Baille Tourible

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  • KANPE is looking for a General Manager

    May 23, 2012

    The KANPE Foundation (a Creole word meaning “to stand up”) was launched in July 2010 by a group of Quebec citizens, including singer and leader of the group Arcade Fire, Régine Chassagne, and businesswoman Dominique Anglade. KANPE’s goal is to fight the cycle of poverty in Haiti and to promote financial autonomy for the families

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  • A new Chair to lead KANPE in September 2012

    April 20, 2012

    Mrs. Madeleine Féquière is part of the core pioneers who helped to create KANPE. She developed and implemented the foundation’s comprehensive program with great energy and dedication. She has worked in the Americas, Europe, Asia, Africa and the Middle East and has acquired vast management and operations experience in business credit administration, credit and business

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  • KANPE and the International Women’s Day

    March 11, 2012

    On March 8, KANPE supported a local organization, l’Organisation des Femmes pour l’Avancement de Thomonde (OFAT) which organized different activities to mark the International Women’s Day at the Soeurs Saint-Joseph de Cluny auditorium in Thomonde. KANPE wishes to thank OFAT for their efforts in empowering women who are pillars of the Haitian society.

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  • KANPE’s Board of Governors is growing

    January 11, 2012

    KANPE is pleased to announce the arrival of two new members to its Board of Governors: Mrs. Monette Malewski and Mrs. Priscilla LeBlanc. These two influential figures of the Montreal business world are the newest addition to KANPE’s base of high-profile decision-makers from their respective backgrounds. Mrs. Monette Malewski chairs the M. Bacal Group, an

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