Below is an update from our Supervisor, Polo. Greetings to everyone, I am thrilled to anounce that the girls in chantal moved in their new house. They look so happy of having so much space and being at a place where know for sure is theirs and not rented as they expressed. The houseparents are…Details
The stucco works have started in the school building with new doors are installed and windows completed with only one third of the budget. The rest of the stuccos and the floor are still awaited to complete the budget. The kids are now on Easter break! The work in Chantal is moving along well too…Details
The following is an update from April 1, 2014.
Recently some of the children in our program started attending a technical school called CPIBEL in addition to grade school. Last week they began the ceramics section in Chantal. Pastor Moise is also participating to further his skills. Before that some of the boys were …Details
On Saturday, March 8th we are leaving with a team of students from Quinnipiac University! A blog post about the Spring Break trip was published today by Quinnipiac University. It can be found here.
On January 14, 2014 we traveled to Chantal, going directly to the two buildings which make up one of our two schools. A basketball court is being installed and should be completed by the time we leave. Clothes were distributed to the girls and it was amazing that almost all the clothes were the right…Details
Today we’d like to share with you an update from Pastor Lubin Beaucejour – Director of Bethesda Evangelical Mission, our parent organization. Take the example of many young lives in despair, without hope. Through the ministries of RFA under the leadership of my good friend and sister Ellen Donohue, many have been set free and…Details
On November 22, 2013 about 100 students at William J. Johnston Middle School participated in a read-in to benefit Restavec Freedom Alliance. Students who participated in the fundraiser read for two hours after school. We greatly appreciate the donation of approximately $500!
Recently we made some changes in the setup of our homes in Chantal and Ducis, Haiti. After much deliberation and input from the children in our program as well as determination from our executive director in Haiti, it was decided that Restavec Freedom Alliance can better serve the RFA children by placing the boys in…Details
Students at William J. Johnston Middle School in Colchester, Connecticut have recently been busy reading to raise money for a cause! Over 300 hours worth of reading was completed during one week in February from more than 80 students. The students chose to donate half of their fundraised money to a local food bank and the other…Details
Our new home being constructed in Haiti is progressing nicely! All of the wood for the roof is now in place and almost ready for metal sheets on top. This will happen right after the construction workers plaster the central top part of the walls in the middle of the house. We are going to…Details