It Takes A Village

It is said that “it takes a village to raise a child.” Well, I can definitely say, it takes the collective efforts of each of you around the world to raise up our children in Fond Doux, Haiti....

New year + New...

Have you heard the news? The start of this new year brought with it an exciting new opportunity for me! This February, I’ve been given the tremendous honor of becoming the new Executive Director...

Truly the sweetest:...

I still remember the Haiti trip when we first met Dickenson many years ago. We had never seen him before. But, like many other children, once they hear about us, they will walk any distance just to...

Hurricane Matthew...

It was an unwelcome visit to an unprepared country.  Hurricane Matthew arrived in Haiti on Tuesday, October 4th as a Category 4 hurricane. As a SoCal girl, I had no idea what that meant. But I knew...

First Graduation In...

You would have to be there yourself to fully appreciate it. Everyone left the room having either been brought to tears or experienced a sense of awe at the significance of this day. You don’t have...

To Know And To Be...

The famous saying, “The greatest thing you’ll ever learn is just to love and be loved in return…” originated from Nat King Cole and was later adopted into the movie, Moulin Rouge. The...

SAC-RI-FICE

Sacrifice: n. a surrender of something of value as a means of gaining something more desirable. I love going to Haiti. I love seeing our children at the orphanage. I love visiting my Haitian friends,...

Healthy Pregnancy...

Healthy Pregnancy Initiative: Fond Doux, Haiti “This (Initiative) will really create a ripple effect…These babies will have a healthy start to life. Their bodies, their brains will be...

First Scholarship...

Summer 2015: Elisha C. 1st Scholarship Ceremony Fond Doux, Haiti This summer, a team of 25 volunteers traveled to Fond Doux, Haiti to advance the lives of many people living in an unknown part of the...

Elisha C. One Year...

January 2015: Elisha C. One-Year Celebration Los Angeles CA “If you want to go fast, go alone. If you want to go far, go together.” – An African Proverb I never imagined how far Elisha C. would...