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 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
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
Nearly 50 students in Jeremie, Haiti recently had the opportunity to take part in a hands-on Lego robotics class sponsored by Expo Science Haiti. The students ranged in age from 10-14 and were invited to attend from five Tek4Kids partner schools: St. John Bosco, St. Therese Montessori, Bro. Paulin, St. John the Evangelist and St. … Continue reading Tek4Kids Students Shine in Robotics Class
Tek4Kids partnership school representatives recently assembled to learn about our latest efforts in technology education for students in the community of Jeremie, Haiti. The response was better than 100%, since we sent out 24 invitations and 25 people showed up! Representatives from all our partner schools joined us, including teachers and administrators from St. Louis … Continue reading Tek4Kids Partner School Reps Gather to Learn and Collaborate
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
St. Therese Montessori School was the first school Tek4Kids partnered with to provide clean water in 2011. The purified water serves more than 345 students from preschool through fifth grade. Tek4Kids has provided two treatment tanks and two distribution tanks for the school, as well as providing access to clean water in the kitchen and … Continue reading Clean Water Is Available at St. Therese Montessori School
By providing young students at St. Therese Montessori School with the latest technology, it helps them to become familiar with software, typing, and English much sooner, giving them a clear path in education as they grow. These students will become familiar with modern computer software before reaching high school, giving them a head start.
During our last trip in October, we met with Fr. Tony and Madame Clovita, the principal of St. Therese Montessori School. They expressed their thankfulness to Tek4Kids, and we want to pass this on to you, our volunteers and donors!
Tek4Kids began building the pump house and the roof to the existing cistern with the help of our local construction crew in 2010. Piping was routed from the cistern into the pump house and through the water purification system. This system filters and chlorinates the impure water by means of a chlorine generator using ordinary … Continue reading The Water Purification System at St. Therese Montessori