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
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!
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
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!