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
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
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
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!
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
“I have worked in Haiti since 2014 and joined the staff of Tek4Kids in February of this year as a project manager. I have known Gary Boice for many years and loved hearing stories about what he has been doing in Jeremie, Haiti and the difference Tek4Kids is making here. I am honored and excited … Continue reading Working with Tek4Kids 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
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
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
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
With more than 20 years of work experience with Tek4Kids between them, our maintenance crew continues to develop and make important contributions to the organization. Jean Joseph Langder (Baba) leads the team and has been with Tek4Kids since 2011. Max Chaurant also joined the team in 2011, with Francklyn Etienne following soon after in 2012. … Continue reading Tek4Kids Maintenance Team Forges Ahead!
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