Every year, March 8th is honored as International Women’s Day (IWD) around the world. Our team in Haiti is celebrating the month of March as women’s month in conjunction with IWD and using its theme, Choose to Challenge, to motivate and encourage one another. Marichka Milord initiated and coordinated the celebration of IWD to highlight … Continue reading Tek4Kids Celebrates International Women’s Day
Tek4Kids gladly welcomes Marichka Milord as our newest staff member in Haiti. Here are her words of introduction: “I am excited to join Tek4Kids as the organization’s values and mission align with mine. From creating content and managing social media to developing internal and external communication strategies, I will be helping with the success of … Continue reading Tek4Kids Welcomes New Staff Member
Through various types of bequests to Tek4Kids, you may secure a charitable estate-tax deduction for the value of the gift. Best of all, you will know that your generosity will support Tek4Kids’ mission for years to come. You may prefer to state in your will or trust a sum of money or a percentage of … Continue reading Bequests: Another Way to Support Tek4Kids
As the Covid-19 pandemic emerged in the United Sates and Haiti in late March, Tek4Kids responded immediately by providing free, purified water for hand washing and drinking in the community of Jeremie, Haiti using six distribution points, its partner schools that were forced to close due to the coronavirus outbreak. Four months and thousands of … Continue reading Supplying 676,000 Gallons of Purified Water, Tek4Kids Completes Project as Schools Reopen in Haiti
The Tek4Kids Fall Virtual Tech Summit takes place on Wednesday, September 2, 2020 from 12:00-12:45 pm. Learn how Tek4Kids uses education and technology to change students’ lives in Haiti. The summit will explore new possibilities for learning and invite your ideas for improving education, particularly during the Covid-19 pandemic. The free event will live stream … Continue reading Tek4Kids Fall Virtual Tech Summit
The number of confirmed cases of the coronavirus in Haiti has risen to 456 as of May 18, with more than 100 cases reported in the previous 24 hours. In its continuing efforts to stop the spread of the virus in the community of Jeremie, Haiti, Tek4Kids has surpassed the 230,000 gallon mark in total … Continue reading As Coronavirus Cases Increase in Haiti, Tek4Kids Continues Its Life-Saving Efforts
An update from Gary Boice, Tek4Kids Founder: Tek4Kids is responding to the coronavirus pandemic in Haiti by providing purified water to the residents of Jeremie, Haiti at no cost to them. As of April 22, we have purified and distributed 100,000 gallons of clean water to more than 25,000 visitors since we began the project … Continue reading Tek4Kids Distributes 100,000 Gallons of Clean Water in Pandemic Response Efforts
Like most other countries on this planet, Haiti is dealing with confirmed cases of coronavirus infections. Unlike most countries, Haiti has the least resources for coping with the ravages of this pandemic. To date, the town of Jeremie, Haiti has no known cases of coronavirus infections. The quick implementation of PREVENTIVE MEASURES is the best … Continue reading Help Stop the Spread Partnership
An update from Dustin Klink, Tek4Kids project manager in Jeremie, Haiti: The coronavirus pandemic has impacted the world on so many different levels. We have no idea what the ultimate impact will be in Haiti, but we believe clean water will help reduce the risk to many people. The Tek4Kids water distribution project is going … Continue reading Tek4Kids Responds to the Coronavirus Pandemic in Haiti
Along with partners around the globe, Tek4Kids observed World Water Day on March 22nd amidst the growing covid-19 pandemic. The day highlights the importance of fresh, clean water and is used to advocate for the sustainable management of freshwater resources. Tek4Kids is keenly aware of the importance of clean water during the current crisis. One … Continue reading Preparing for the Covid-19 Pandemic in Haiti
The Qualified Charitable Distribution (QCD) was introduced by Congress (on a temporary basis) in 2006 for IRA holders. In a QCD, an individual over age 70½ can fund gifts to charities such as Tek4Kids from his or her IRA. Specifically, an individual can make one or more “qualified charitable distributions” from his or her IRA, … Continue reading Have You Heard About IRA Qualified Charitable Distributions?
St. Francis School of Technology (SFST) is a technical school located in Jeremie, Haiti operating on a three year cycle. Students have the opportunity graduate with a diploma once they complete the cycle. During their time at SFST, students may also have internship opportunities. SFST is fortunate to have many competent teachers who are recognized … Continue reading St. Francis School of Technology Graduates Its Second Class!