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
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
In Haiti, electricity is only available for a few hours each day. Tek4Kids has built the necessary infrastructure to provide a reliable source of electricity for St. John Bosco, improving the learning environment for both students and teachers. Reliable electricity helps students achieve academic success. In 2013, eight batteries were installed to operate the water … Continue reading Electricity Is an Essential Foundation for Success at St. John Bosco
Electricity is part of the infrastructure Tek4Kids provides in our partner schools. Reliable electricity is essential in order to provide a functioning water purification system. Providing the necessary infrastructure at Montfort School posed a challenge since is located quite a distance from our other partner schools and is difficult to reach due to steep, rough roads.
Electricity was installed in 2012 at Brother Paulin, clearing the way for Tek4Kids to install a water purification system for the students. Tek4Kids installed eight batteries to power the water system, which pumps 1000 gallons of city water each week through the cistern and increases the pressure used to push the water through the cistern.
Tek4Kids installed electricity at St. Louis Elementary in 2014. Since installed it has provided reliable electricity that helps to improve the quality of the schools as well as the daily life of the students and teachers in their learning environments. Since having the electricity the school has improved their functionality and the students have better … Continue reading Lights Are on at St. Louis Elementary
St. Therese Montessori school was the first school that Tek4Kids partnered with in 2011. Providing electricity to the school was a critical part of helping the school become a better learning environment for the students. Prior to the partnership with Tek4Kids, St. Therese did not have electricity, had almost no books for students and no … Continue reading Electricity is a Necessity at St. Therese Montessori School
This September, Tek4Kids will continue its efforts to provide a brighter future to students in Haiti by beginning its college-level program. Building on our experience and knowledge gained over the past several years, we will provide scholarships to students who exhibit strong motivation and academic achievement to enter the technical school. We plan to train … Continue reading Technical School Set to Begin in Fall, 2015!
Tek4Kids recently sent a team to Haiti for fifteen days to work on our latest projects at St. Louis High School in Jeremie. In addition to the computer education program that we are offering at St. Louis High School, we also wanted to help the school and its students by providing electric power and clean … Continue reading Big Steps Made on the Last Trip to St. Louis High School
Tek4Kids has many projects in the pipeline to help improve the situation of Brother Paulin School. Our future projects are based on getting volunteers and donations to help the school. That includes a kitchen and a cafeteria, where the women currently cook with firewood. The smoke created by burning these chunks of wood endangers the … Continue reading Upcoming Projects at Brother Paulin School
On February 22, 2011, the water purification system at St. Therese Montessori School was officially inaugurated. Many people from the community of Jeremie, including students and teachers were in attendance for the opening ceremony, along with team members from Tek4Kids and the Cathedral of the Assumption, members of our Haitian construction crew, and our translator, … Continue reading The Opening Ceremony at St. Therese Montessori