This past week Greg Reader got a chance to sit down and interview Kent Annan and Jonathan Chan from Haiti Partners about life, ministry and Ken’t new book. Click here for interview audio Enjoy!
Haiti Partners, one of International Teams Canada’s ministry partners, helps Haitians change Haiti through education. They work with schools, churches, and organizations to transform communities: Schools – Offering innovative, quality education for over 1000 students in 7 schools Churches – Providing resources and training for thousands of pastors and lay leaders, as well as 37 scholarships for promising leaders Organizations … Read More
Erik Badger One of the exciting methods our partner school teachers are learning is called Gattegno Math. The approach was developed by Caleb Gattengo (1911-1988) and uses manipulatives – small, colored & measured rods – to teach students how to think mathematically without relying solely on the memorization of formulas, as is typically the case in Haiti. Rather than making … Read More
Sara Ko I recently sat down with one of my greatest friends in Haiti: Helton (pronounced like “Elton”). I first met Helton at Cité Soleil Community School (CSCS), one of our partner schools. He was taking English classes and I was a volunteer teacher at the time. I remember he was one of my best students, and over time we … Read More
Erik Badger On May 8, Haiti Partners Program Coordinator, Benaja Antoine, and colleagues from our partner school network visited the AMURT Integrated Healing and Education Center, Sant Felisite Sineyas, the at the IDP camp on Delmas 33 in Port-au-Prince. The urban agriculture that’s taking place here is truly astounding and just visiting is a great learning experience. The goal of … Read More
Erik Badger Thanks to our partnership with Habitat for Humanity International, 150 community members of the newly created Santo housing community in Leogane will participate for six months in an adapted Circles of Change training which will not only teach them democratic practices, but will result in a local governance plan created by the community. The objective of this project … Read More