On behalf of Tek4Kids, we would like to express our sincere gratitude to all golfers, sponsors, in-kind donors and volunteers who supported the 7th Annual Golf Scramble for Haiti which was held on Tuesday, September 10, 2019 at Covered Bridge Golf Club. Thank you to our awesome volunteers who generously donated their time to another … Continue reading 2019 Golf Scramble Thank You
Another Boice Joins Tek4Kids in Haiti
Working with Tek4Kids has become a family affair for the Boice family! Gary and Cathy Boice are its co-founders, while son Michael joined the team full-time last year to lead and coordinate all our technology efforts in Haiti. Recently, son Brooke traveled to Jeremie, Haiti to teach a Python class for third year students at … Continue reading Another Boice Joins Tek4Kids in Haiti
Volunteer’s Efforts Evolve as Tek4Kids Expands
In the summer of 2014, I began volunteering with Tek4Kids. I read an article in the Catholic Record about a former classmate of mine at St. Xavier High School, Gary Boice, who was doing some notable work in Haiti. I was retired and had moved home to Louisville, looking for a new purpose during my … Continue reading Volunteer’s Efforts Evolve as Tek4Kids Expands
IT Expert Shares Knowledge with SFST Students
Gary Boice, Michael Boice, Maryse King, William Philippe and Lindsay Anderson made many important connections with technology experts and entrepreneurs at this year’s Haiti Tech Summit, one of whom is Adib Khozouee. Adib was born in Haiti and his family has been involved in successful businesses in both Haiti and the US. After visiting technology … Continue reading IT Expert Shares Knowledge with SFST Students
A New Way to Support Tek4Kids!
Are you a Kroger’s shopper? If so, you can support Tek4Kids with each purchase you make! Simply enroll in the Kroger Community Rewards program and select Tek4Kids as the organization you want to support. Participants can enroll annually to keep supporting Tek4Kids year after year! Here are the simple steps to enroll: 1. Create an … Continue reading A New Way to Support Tek4Kids!
2018 Golf Scramble Thank You!
On behalf of Tek4Kids, we would like to express our sincere gratitude to all golfers, sponsors, in-kind donors and volunteers who supported the 6th Annual Golf Scramble for Haiti which was held on Tuesday, September 11, 2018 at Covered Bridge Golf Club. Thank you to our awesome volunteers who generously donated their time to another … Continue reading 2018 Golf Scramble Thank You!
Thanks for Supporting Tek4Kids!
Thank you so much for your caring and generous support of T4K during the past year. With your help, we continue to build upon our programs and projects which impact the lives of more than 2,000 students in the community of Jeremie, Haiti. Through the use of iPads and laptops, we utilize hundreds of educational … Continue reading Thanks for Supporting Tek4Kids!
Good to Be Back in Haiti by Eric Hoffman
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 Director Bridges Past with Present
“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
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
Bravo to Our Tek4Kids Volunteers!
Bravo is an exclamation used to express approval when someone has done something well. Certainly, our Tek4Kids volunteers meet this criteria!
Teaching English is a Joy for T4K Volunteer
Tek4Kids volunteer Rose Yunker has been teaching English at our new St. Francis School of Technology in Jeremie, Haiti since September. She recently shared this reflection of her time there.