Workshop & Upcoming Community Talk

The Caneille Regional Development Fund is currently hosting a Leadership, Creative Solutions, and Community Development Workshop for a group of community leaders from rural Haiti. The ten elected CASEC members arrived in Appleton on May 9th and will continue their workshop before returning to Haiti at the end of the week. Now halfway through their … Continue reading Workshop & Upcoming Community Talk

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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

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