By Geraud Charles, Goodwill Ambassador of the Pignon Community What I have dreamed and continue to dream of today is the sustainable development of our communities. Here’s what I noticed in my experience as a former deputy: the community organically assigns the deputy the role of development agent. In my electoral campaign in 1995 for the Majistrate of Piyon and in my 2000 campaign for the Piyon for the role of Deputy of Piyon, Rankit and Laviktwa I have always been thinking of the best means and strategies to serve the people......
By Rebecca Obounou, As I reflect upon 2017 and what it has meant for me as a leader and for my team, the single greatest word that comes to mind is “stretch”. Researchers have shown that stretching is a key part of a healthy exercise regimen that increases physical strength, agility and prevents injury to the body particularly as the body ages. As we have been building our experience and credibility as an organization, an onus was placed on us to do more to respond to the demand in Haiti for the......
Authored by Rebecca Roseme Working in Haiti requires patience, perseverance and PARTNERSHIP. This summer CHES was fortunate to have worked in partnership with Partners for Change (PfC). I first met Myriam Jeannis, the founder and executive director of PfC many years ago as I was sitting at a community event selling products to promote and to fundraise for CHES. We quickly developed a rapport and kept in touch for several years. During that time, we looked for ways to work together. We finally found the right thing: business training in Gonaives, Haiti for......