On January 12, 2010, a magnitude 7 earthquake hit Haiti's most heavily-populated area. The aftermath, much of which wouldn't be realized and counted until months and years later, was unimaginable. According to NPR, "The earthquake's main shock lasted almost 30 seconds. A series of aftershocks soon followed. An estimated 220,000 died, though Haiti's official estimates … Continue reading Haiti, 10 years after the earthquake
Learn a bit more about the country of Haiti today. Here are three past sample Haitian Education pieces from our quarterly CORE newsletters. CORE is a CRDF program that further connects supporters with updates, success stories, and photographs of our work in Haiti. Haitian Education is one subsection of the newsletter. Learn more about the CORE … Continue reading Haitian Education
Since February 7, wide-spread and violent protests have swept across Haiti. Though it started in Port-au-Prince last week, the protests have roots that go back to protests last year related to gasoline prices, and now thousands of protesters gather throughout the country, even in rural towns. Citing, "A worsening economic crisis that has led to a … Continue reading What you need to know about the protests in Haiti this week
Are you looking for a Christmas gift for that hard to buy for person? Well, you're in luck! Caneille Regional Development Fund will be attending the upcoming the All Saints Episcopal Alternative Gift Giving fair! We'll have artwork along with additional items from Haiti for purchase. Don't feel like buying artwork, that's OK! We have … Continue reading Alternative Gift Giving Fair Nov. 10
Are you wondering who sits on the Caneille Regional Development Board? We recently interviewed Jenny Jansen. Jenny has been part of the CRDF board since January 2014. Tell us about yourself: where are you from, background (work and school) and one-two fun facts about yourself. I was born and raised right here in Appleton, WI. I … Continue reading Who Sits on The CRDF Board?