Alternative Gift Giving Fair Nov. 10

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

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Who Sits on The CRDF Board?

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?

Leadership Workshop for Haitian Visitors

CRDF is excited to announce that eleven Haitian leaders will visit Appleton in mid-May for a Leadership, Creative Solutions, and Community Development Workshop. The elected officials will learn new methods, development philosophy, and tools that they can apply to enhance their communities in Haiti. These individuals govern rural and peri-urban areas of the Central Plateau … Continue reading Leadership Workshop for Haitian Visitors

Pen Pal Exchange with Photos

How old were you when you received your first piece of mail? Was it a birthday card on your sixth birthday? A colorful children’s magazine full of stories and photos? For students in Caneille, receiving a letter is incredibly unlikely, even for older family members, due to wide-spread illiteracy within the country and a postal … Continue reading Pen Pal Exchange with Photos

Guest Blog Post by Joy

Joy  traveled to Haiti with the CRDF board April 9 - 14 and today she's sharing a few insights she has gained from her time in Haiti. Thank you Joy for partaking in this adventure with us! Our first day in Haiti, we traveled from Port-au-Prince to Caneille, located in the rural Central Plateau. During the … Continue reading Guest Blog Post by Joy