A Life-Saving Gift

Haiti National Director 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 … Continue reading A Life-Saving Gift

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

Devastation in Jeremie, Haiti

On Tuesday, October 4, Hurricane Matthew made a direct hit on the coastal city of Jeremie, the town in western Haiti where our Tek4Kids staff and partner schools are located. We have been unable to make direct contact with our staff in Jeremie, but we have heard accounts of the extensive damage from other sources. … Continue reading Devastation in Jeremie, Haiti

Dreams Come True for Tek4Kids Volunteer

Many older folks like to exaggerate about their long treks to school when they were kids, saying they walked miles in the rain or snow to arrive at their destination. But Tek4Kids volunteer Yemi Sulaimon does not need to embellish his story of hardship. As a child growing up outside of Lagos, Nigeria, he literally … Continue reading Dreams Come True for Tek4Kids Volunteer

Changing One Life at a Time by Cheryl Seger

“It’s hard to change an infrastructure but changing one life at a time is possible. I saw many lives being affected through the efforts of Tek4Kids. The water systems, electricity and technical tools have and will continue to help the education system. I was privileged to work with Tek4Kids Haitian staff members, who were ambitious … Continue reading Changing One Life at a Time by Cheryl Seger

When Can I Go Back? by Allison Schroering

I wasn’t expecting to love Jeremie, Haiti as much as I did. When we were packing up to go back to the United States, I’ll be honest – I didn’t want to leave the place that had changed my life. It was sad and difficult to say goodbye to the people there, as well as … Continue reading When Can I Go Back? by Allison Schroering