“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
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.
William Philippe, our Technology School Team Leader in Jeremie, Haiti, knows the value of hard work, study and preparation. He recently spent two weeks at a Microsoft certification “boot camp” in Florida, designed to help students successfully pass their certification exams. Each exam was scheduled after just a few days of intense study and completing … Continue reading Hard Work Pays Off for Tek4Kids Team Leader
I have written many drafts of this article trying to find the best words to describe Haiti. As I have discovered, it is not easily described. Haiti is not just a place, but something you have to experience for yourself in order to grasp it.
“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
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
On a hot, steamy day in May, Tek4Kids founder Gary Boice prepared to board a plane from Port au Prince, Haiti back to the US. As many of you know, a new Tek4Kids technology school was scheduled to open in September. On Gary’s trip back from Haiti, the goal of finding a new generator for … Continue reading A Close Encounter
Bob Glaser, one of Tek4Kids newest volunteers, recently returned from a trip to Jeremie, Haiti where he experienced a very positive interaction with one of our students. As Bob made the 20 minute walk to our technology school, Beniel Joassaint approached him and introduced himself as one of the new students at St. Francis School … Continue reading Making a Difference in Haiti
Eric Hoffman has been living and working with our Tek4Kids staff in Jeremie, Haiti since September and shares this account of his experience there:
Janvier Allenz, one of our teachers in Haiti, received an award for his hard work and dedication to Tek4Kids. He was presented a certificate for his punctuality, teamwork, collaborative skills and his dedication to the mission of Tek4Kids. Allenz worked hard to help our head teacher, Laura Desmangles, organize a two-week training session for the … Continue reading Haiti Staff Member Receives an Award!