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Back to School

Public schools are almost unheard of in Haiti. Parents must pay for tuition, supplies, the correct uniforms. In fact, I even heard a story of a little girl being turned away from a private school because she had the wrong color barrettes in her hair. And yet, everywhere I looked I saw kids heading to … Continue reading

Back to School

Right now, every mom I know is fretting over notebooks and contact paper. Every teacher I know is prepping their classroom. It’s back to school time! I got the great news this weekend that my cousin’s Donor’s Choose project was fully funded! Such great news for her kids! Other teachers are still hoping to have … Continue reading

Measuring Success

In some ways, it feels like my birthday project is already sucessful. Great places like Street Tails, Donor’s Choose, J/P HRO, Doctors Without Borders and charity: water have all received donations that they may not have received. But we can do so much more. It’s still early days. Right now, the best thing you can … Continue reading

Nepotism

My cousin Lisa is one of the most talented singers I have ever had the pleasure of hearing. She shares her talents for music AND education with the students of a high poverty school every day –  in the classroom and on the stage by directing their performing arts program. Studies have shown that having … Continue reading

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