tempFileForShare 20230120 183855"I've always thought of them as a big family. A group of people who care about helping young people get their careers off the ground." We invite you to watch this excerpt from an interview with Gessica Geneus, one of FOKAL’s former grantees. Gessica is a living testimony to FOKAL’s commitment to youth and communities through education and art...

22C52D1608AB49F39AFE48FF2109B202Ayiti Diaspora Collaborative (ADC) is launching a survey to gain better insights and understanding of the various Haitian communities across the United States. They call all people of Haitian descent living in the United States to be part of a historic movement and share their thoughts in the ADC Nationwide Survey. The results of the survey will...

3nDecember 12, 1972 – January 12, 2010 – January 12, 2023 A series of two special online programs to commemorate the twelfth anniversary of the January 12, 2010 earthquake and the fiftieth anniversary of the first boatload of Haitian refugees that arrived on the Florida coast Part two OUR COMMUNITIES BROADCAST JANUARY 12, 2023 4 H 53 PM On January...

A fifty years journey2December 12, 1972 - December 12, 2022 A series of two special online programs to commemorate the fiftieth anniversary of the first boatload of Haitian refugees that arrived on the Florida coast and the twelfth anniversary of the January 12, 2010 earthquake.   Part one CROSSINGS BROADCAST DECEMBER 12, 2022, 6 H PM On December 12, 1972...

299332901 3138107323119966 855850336504867806 nOn August 14, 2021, a devastating earthquake shook the southern region of Haiti, leaving more than 2,200 people, and 12,200 wounded and destroying homes, livestock, and crops. Then came the tropical storm Grace a few days later, aggravating the devastation and suffering. Ayiti Demen and the Foundation for Knowledge and Liberty (FOKAL) responded...

Zayed fokal Roi jordanieThe Zayed Award for Human Fraternity has today announced Their Majesties King Abdullah II ibn Al Hussein and Queen Rania Al Abdullah of Jordan as honorees of the 2022 award, alongside Haitian humanitarian organization FOKAL. Inspired by the co-signing of the Document on Human Fraternity by His Holiness Pope Francis and His Eminence Grand Imam of...

KORAL FOKAL concert a music documentary with KORAL FOKAL.  directed by Pierre-Michel Jean, Réginald Louissaint Junior and Michèle Lemoine on a proposal by Lorraine Mangonès   On Friday, June 21, at 3:30 p.m., Fokal will broadcast on its YouTube, Facebook and Instagram networks, and on its partners' pages, the music documentary "Breathe. Remember...

2Several civil society organizations launched on Friday, December 4, a popular campaign on social networks to raise awareness about sexual consent, on the eve of International Human Rights Day, celebrated on December 10. For eight consecutive days - until December 11 - the public discovered one poster per day depicting a different consent (or...

MDPL Winner Traiblazer AwardThe President of FOKAL and former Prime Minister of Haiti, Michèle Duvivier Pierre-Louis, has been named Women Political Leaders Trailblazer Award Winner 2020, for her exceptional career as a woman political leader. Mrs Pierre Louis received this award on Monday, November 9, 2020, at the Global Forum of Women Leaders 2020, which took place in...

Rever d arc en ciel 2The first issue of a brand new children's magazine supported by FOKAL, Rêver d'arc-en-ciel (literally Dreaming of Rainbow), has been released recently. The signature sale of this issue took place on December 4 at Direction nationale duLivre in Port-au-Prince. Rêver d'arc-en-ciel is a magazine for children aged from 7 to 14, directed and founded...

008 tournage 12 janvier c valerie baeriswyl 2R6A0016January 12, 2010, 4:53 am, 7.3 on the Richter scale: Haiti is violently struck by a deadly earthquake that leaves tens of thousands of families in mourning, and countless injured. January 12, 2021: eleven years later, in Port-au-Prince, devastated and abandoned neighborhoods still bear witness to the scale of the disaster that destroyed the...

Capture Ayiti Demen WebsiteIn 2019, Friends of Fokal (FoF), the U.S.-based charity with 501(c)3 federal exempt status, became Ayiti Demen. A name change, but still the same mission. To read in English the news of Ayiti Demen, we invite you to share the new website with your loved ones in the United States and Europe: www.ademen.org and subscribe to the newsletter: ...

Carlien Fermont 1"I like volunteering, especially when the cause concerns my community," says Carline Fermont, a FOKAL volunteer in Martissant. In 2007, she was already participating in the platform of discussions initiated at the level of the population about the creation of Martissant Park. This “space of speech” was an opportunity to stimulate...

Site FOKALFOKAL is changing the design of its website. This is in keeping with our desire to make the site more user-friendly and livelier, for a more efficient visit.   What has changed ? First, the FOKAL and BMC calendars are now available in one click from the homepage of the site. Visitors will also discover some of the new features in other...

mamboOne hundred and eighty families in the district of Berno and its surroundings in the communal section of Camp Louise in the North now have access to good quality water and in greater quantity following the capture of the Mambo and Cayemite springs in this area. Inaugurated on July 28, 2017, the catchment works* were designed and implemented by...

IMG 9013 web ALrgeAt the Martissant Park, around twenty children and older persons were able to observe the partial solar eclipse, on August 21, 2017, thanks to special glasses, under the supervision of the Park’s staff.   The Citizenship project in Martissant, funded by the American Red Cross, brought together children and teenagers at the Park to...

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