Here in Haiti

Here in Haiti

#MenstrualEquality

ByByKarenMarch 1, 20191 min read

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Morpheus Concert on May 3rd

ByByKarenFebruary 28, 20191 min read

Join us for a fun evening, and 100% of your support will go to our programs in Haiti! Listen to the 11-member band, Morpheus, perform hits from some of music’s greatest classic rock bands–Blood, Sweat & Tears, Steppenwolf, Santana, Chicago,…

New Year, New Space, New Microloans

ByByLeslee JaegerFebruary 2, 20192 min read

2019 is year 5 of our organization and brings changes to both our microfinance loans as well as to our sewing program. Ellen Schreder, a partner in our sewing centers, has worked diligently over the past few years to acquire…

Haiti giving back to Venezuela

ByByLeslee JaegerDecember 29, 20181 min read

We were recently contacted by a local relief group that is working in Venezuela to help bring financial relief to mothers and children by providing hospitalized children with nutritious food and mothers with diapers. They purchased 200 reusable diapers that…

Why We do This!

ByByLeslee JaegerNovember 11, 20182 min read

As word of our Days for Girls reusable menstrual pad program has spread, we have received more and more requests for our seamstresses to supply both education and menstrual pad kits to young girls. Our program is located in CapHaitian…

#NeverAlonePeriod – A Celebrations of Girls and Menstruation

ByByLeslee JaegerOctober 15, 20181 min read

Days for Girls, the organization that has provided us with the concept of the reusable menstrual pad kits as well as organizational help, is celebrating its 10th anniversary. As part of the celebration, they have committed to distributing 100,000 kits…

#NeverAlonePeriod

ByByLeslee JaegerOctober 2, 20182 min read

Helping Haiti Work and Days for Girls International (DfGI) is preparing for a global celebration of girls and menstruation, coinciding with the United Nations’ International Day of the Girl on October 11, 2018. Over the course of just 28 days,…

Equal Time for Boys

ByByLeslee JaegerJuly 26, 20181 min read

We have recently trained Fritznel, our in-country coordinator of activities, in the Ambassador of Men’s Health curriculum. He was asked to provide this education to a group of middle school boys in Port au Prince at the Healing Haiti site.…

Ingenuity in Action

ByByLeslee JaegerJune 10, 20181 min read

At one of our local Days for Girls sewing events, a volunteer started sorting the scrap fabric that is left after cutting the cotton shields on the dye cut machine. She took the material home, cut it into 4 inch…