Join the CRDF Board

The Caneille Regional Development Fund is currently seeking a Marketing Coordinator as well as general board members to assist with fundraising and strategic planning. CRDF is a 501(c)3 nonprofit operated entirely by volunteers. We provide education to 350 primary school students in Haiti in close partnership with the community of Caneille, Haiti. Serving on the CRDF … Continue reading Join the CRDF Board

Matching Campaign

Since 2006, the Caneille Regional Development Fund has educated over 700 individual students as well as coordinated adult literacy classes, seed distributions, and emergency medical transport. However, our recent community survey shows there is more work to do:   “Education is the single most important determinant of an individual’s ability to escape poverty in Haiti.” … Continue reading Matching Campaign

April Travels: A Upcoming CRDF Group Trip

A team from the Caneille Regional Development Fund, including four board members and two CORE Supporters, is preparing to visit L’ecole de la Grace and the Caneille area April 9-16. For three of the travelers, this will be their first experience in Haiti. In addition to good conversation, problem solving, parent and teacher meetings, and … Continue reading April Travels: A Upcoming CRDF Group Trip

Meet Our Newest Board Member

Jacqueline Whelan Lambert joined the Caneille Regional Development board January 2018. Jacqueline graduated magna cum laude from Vanderbilt University in 2007.  A recipient of the Holmes-Abernathy Merit Scholarship, she received a Bachelor’s Degree in Human and Organizational Development with double major in Spanish.  She obtained her Master of Nursing degree at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee … Continue reading Meet Our Newest Board Member

School’s Out for Summer! – Update from Caneille

Today marks the end of our ninth school year at Ecole de la Grace de Caneille.  The region is a far different place than when I first visited. On each of my visits, I am amazed at the impact small efforts can have in transforming lives.  This past Spring, I spent a little over a … Continue reading School’s Out for Summer! – Update from Caneille