New HavServe Board Member and Board Secretary

Rose has been practicing and teaching organic vegetable gardening for 18 years. She is the mother of three grown sons and the grandmother of four. Rose was married to Richard for 44 years before his passing in 2013. Rose studied nursing at Nassau Community College on Long Island where she earned her RN. During her years as a stay-at-home mother, she used her education to operate an in-home daycare business and later to develop a medical transcription service. In 1990 Rose adopted a vegetarian lifestyle and pursued study in vegetarian …Read More

Meet Gustavo Alencar (Team Lead-Soccer Program)

Gustavo Alencar (HavServe Team Lead, Soccer Program): Gustavo Alencar (aka Guga) is a former soccer player from Brazil who has vast experience coaching domestically and internationally. Gustavo can be described as having “Futebol nas veias” or “Soccer flowing in the veins.” Guga and his wife, our amazing photographer Guacira Da Mello, are both dedicated HavServe volunteers. Under Gustavo’s leadership, international volunteers have conducted regular coaching sessions and summer camps in Lebrun, Haiti. He has gathered a team of qualified international coaches to work with the children and train the local Haitian coaches. …Read More