Upcoming Benefit Concert – October 1st

What: Musica Latina: a Benefit Concert of Latin American and Spanish Music Where: Fox Valley Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 2600 Philip Lane, Appleton, WI 54915 When: Saturday, October 1, 1-3:30PM Admission: half of free-will donations will be given to the Caneille Regional Development Fund Former Tucson Symphony Cellist Tom Clowes and pianist Ji-Young Kim, group piano … Continue reading Upcoming Benefit Concert – October 1st

Mountains Beyond Mountains Book Review

Mountains Beyond Mountains by Tracy Kidder has always been one of the no-brainer, must-reads for those interested in Haiti. As a result, I’ve read the book four times: when I first went to Haiti, a year after my first trip when I was still trying to figure Haiti out, again for a Haitian Creole class, … Continue reading Mountains Beyond Mountains Book Review

Poverty in Haiti

As many of you know, Rebecca and I have just joined the US Peace Corps in Swaziland. While we will continue to remain involved in our work in Caneille, our board of directors has stepped up to take over many responsibilities that will simply be out of our reach while living in Africa. In conjunction … Continue reading Poverty in Haiti

Spring Fundraisers

Progress has continued on the three permanent classrooms we began last month. In order to complete these classrooms and continue providing free education to our over 190 students, we have set an ambitious fundraising goal for the next three months. In order to meet this goal, we have planned a variety of fundraisers. As always, … Continue reading Spring Fundraisers


It is with great excitement that I can announce the recent groundbreaking for three permanent classrooms for Lekole de la Grace de Caneille. These classrooms are not only a vital step towards final accreditation, but they will provide a much needed distraction-free learning environments for our students. Having just returned from the trip which marked … Continue reading Groundbreaking