Tek4Kids Director Bridges Past with Present


“I have been trying to figure out what to do with the rest of my life since retiring after 22 years of service with the US Army. My kids are adults now and I am basically free to explore a new life. The answer to this dilemma came via a phone call from my friend … Continue reading Tek4Kids Director Bridges Past with Present

A Life-Saving Gift


Haiti Coordinator Maryse King recently visited with Sister Raymond, director of the Centre de Montfort, to learn more about the impact of Tek4Kids on the children who live there. Sister Raymond explained that before Tek4Kids came to Montfort, supplying water for the orphanage was a logistical nightmare, due to its location on a steep hillside. … Continue reading A Life-Saving Gift

Transparent Language


At Transparent Language, we treat language learning as more than just a casual pursuit. For our customers, including some of the U.S. government’s most stringent language schools, success is not optional. Their students must reach a specified level of proficiency in a set amount of time. We make their challenge our mission: to train faster … Continue reading Transparent Language

Tek4Kids Thanks Transparent Language!


Tek4Kids continues to recover from the crippling effects of Hurricane Matthew last October. Part of this effort involves replacing Tek4Kids laptops that were damaged in the storm. Many thanks to Transparent Language, who is providing replacement software for these laptops free of charge! Transparent Language provided their Essentials program – a fun, engaging, and interactive … Continue reading Tek4Kids Thanks Transparent Language!

Assessing Damage and Moving Forward in Jeremie


Tek4Kids founders Gary and Cathy Boice recently traveled to Jeremie, Haiti to assess the damage caused by Hurricane Matthew and continue making plans for our response to this disaster. Priorities included providing housing assistance for our teachers and staff, distributing purified water to the community, determining if laptops, inverters and other equipment can be salvaged … Continue reading Assessing Damage and Moving Forward in Jeremie

Great Things Are Happening at St. Francis School of Technology


St. Francis School of Technology first opened it doors to 24 students in September of 2015. The school is currently located on the second floor of St. John Bosco, a partner school for which Tek4Kids provides clean water, electricity and computers. As a three-year program, the technology school offers its students different tracks of study in … Continue reading Great Things Are Happening at St. Francis School of Technology

Students Enjoy English Classes at St. Francis School of Technology


Tek4Kids strives to help students succeed in a global economy; English is a subject of particular focus at our school. Rose Yunker, a volunteer with Tek4Kids, is teaching English at St. Francis School of Technology from September through May. Rose helps students to learn English by using a program called Transparent Language which is taught … Continue reading Students Enjoy English Classes at St. Francis School of Technology

Clean Water Is a Stepping Stone to Success at St. John Bosco


Before Tek4Kids installed the water purification system, most families relied on rivers and pumps for their drinking water. Less than 8% of families in Haiti have access to clean drinking water and there are no sanitation programs to handle the sewage or trash in Haiti, which inevitably washes down into the waterways causing waterborne diseases such … Continue reading Clean Water Is a Stepping Stone to Success at St. John Bosco

Electricity Is an Essential Foundation for Success at St. John Bosco


In Haiti, electricity is only available for a few hours per day. Tek4Kids providing a reliable source of electricity helps to improve the daily life of students and teachers in their learning environment. By putting an infrastructure in place, it has improved the functioning of the schools and improves the foundation for their academic success. … Continue reading Electricity Is an Essential Foundation for Success at St. John Bosco