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The Importance of Education in Haiti

On May 21st, 2005, the late writer David Foster Wallace delivered the following excerpt to Kenyon College’s graduating class: “There are these two young fish swimming along, and they happen to meet an older fish swimming the other way, who nods at them and says, “Morning, boys, how's the water?” ...
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Could Education and Training be the Key to Alleviating Poverty in Haiti?

Could education and training be the key to alleviating poverty in Haiti? In the U.S. there exists an exhaustive list of studies indicating the direct correlation between unemployment and income with educational attainment (Bureau of Labor Statistics). Unemployment decreases and income increases with more years of schooling. The rest of ...
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Meet Cesar Augusto Ortelan Perri

Meet Cesar Augusto Ortelan Perri

Volunteering is an essential part of all societies, bringing to life the noblest aspirations of humankind. Worldwide cooperation allows us to solve social, cultural, and economic problems, and it’s a way in which the human values of community caring and serving can be strengthened. At HavServe, we rely on the ...
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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 ...
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A CELEBRATION TO PROMOTE ACCESS AND QUALITY EDUCATION IN HAITI

Join us for another unforgettable evening at the Silver Spring Civic Building at Veterans Plaza in celebrating the Volunteers who Work to Build a Sustainable Future for Haiti’s Children ...
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The Value of Peer-to-Peer Fundraising

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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, ...
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Meet Ralph Gousse, M.D. (Lead, Mobile Clinic Program)

Ralph Gousse, M.D. (Lead, Mobile Clinic Program): Dr. Gousse, a practicing Hematologist/Oncologist in Central Florida, is a Co-Founder and the President of Haiti Help Med Plus and a partner at Florida Cancer Specialists. He travels to Haiti four times a year with a team of volunteers to help improve and ...
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Meet Aric Lee (Lead, First-Aid Training)

Aric Lee (Lead, First-Aid Training): Aric Lee is a Firefighter/Paramedic in Prince George’s County, MD and the owner of Evolve To Fit, LLC, a fitness company based in Northern VA. In August of 2014, Aric traveled to Haiti to conduct a first aid training workshop for local leaders and teachers ...
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Meet Rose Lord (School and Community Gardening Program Coordinator)

Rose Lord (School and Community Gardening Program Coordinator): Rose Lord has been practicing and teaching organic vegetable gardening for 16 years in various countries and cities around the world, including in her home town of Pittsburgh, PA. She is a co-founder of Global Coalition for Peace (GCFP) and the director ...
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