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What is Dessalines Day?

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October 17, 2021 is Dessalines Day.  It is the 215th anniversary of the death of the Emperor Jean-Jacques Dessalines, one of Haiti’s Independence Heroes.  Every year, Haitians honor his legacy through many activities – debate conferences, parades, and street theatre. To commemorate the death of Jean-Jacques Dessalines, the State traditionally will lay wreaths of flowers at Read More

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Back to School…

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Back to School, a great achievement for the “Institution Classique de Bayonnais (ICB)” The head of Institution Classique de Bayonnais (ICB) opened the school’s doors on October 4, 2021. Despite the country’s great political and economic difficulties, the responsible and parents are making sacrifices for that day. According to Pastor Jean-Jonel Fleurisma, the Vice-director of Read More

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The Music Program at ICB

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Facile Elisme attended school in Bayonnais, graduating in 2008. He was part of the original sponsorship program before Ewo’s official beginnings in 2009. He went off to college at the Université Chrétienne du Nord d’Haïti (UCNH) in Cap Haitian to study music. In 2010, during his second year at UCNH, he came back to visit Read More

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Why should we make heroes in Haiti?

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Many students who benefited from the Ewo Student Sponsorship Program that supports Institution Classique de Bayonnais (ICB) witnessed their happiness for the way that the program helped their education.  Happiness and thanks! Our office in Bayonnais is pleased to thank you for the way you are helping our students at the institution Classique de Bayonnais Read More

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How is the country of Haiti doing?

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Many people have been asking about the condition in which Haitians have been living since the 7th of July 2021. It’s a fair question since most information comes only from Port Au Prince. However, we are not in a position to talk about the entire country of Haiti. We would rather paraphrase the question into:  Read More

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Meet the Board: Jodi MacIsaac

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Hey Ewo Friends!  Please join us in wishing Happy Birthday to Jodi MacIsaac!   Who’s Jodi?  We welcomed Jodi to our board earlier this year and we love having her thoughtful perspective. She’s a school-based mental health therapist here in Charlotte. Her work focuses on children who attend schools with high needs and high poverty rates. Read More