I had been talking with Gary Boice for the better half of a year about returning to Jeremie, Haiti but outside events kept arising to delay the trip. First, there was the onset of Hurricane Matthew in October, 2016. Then there was political unrest in January, 2017. Finally in late April, after a speedy road-trip … Continue reading Good to Be Back in Haiti by Eric Hoffman
“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
Join us for a great day of golf at our fifth annual Tek4Kids Golf Scramble, held on Tuesday, September 12, 2017. This year’s scramble will be held at a new location – Fuzzy Zoeller’s Covered Bridge Golf Club in Sellersburg, Indiana.
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
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 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!
By now, many of you have heard accounts of the damage done in the town of Jeremie, Haiti by Hurricane Matthew. Thankfully, all of our team members survived the storm without injury. We are slowly starting to put together a complete picture of all of the destruction. It is dire. Nearly all of Tek4Kids’ 18 … Continue reading Damage Update in Jeremie, Haiti
We would like to express our sincere gratitude to all golfers, sponsors, in-kind donors and volunteers who supported the 4th Annual Golf Scramble for Haiti which was held on Tuesday, September 13, 2016 at Champions Pointe Golf Club.
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
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
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
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