March 08, 2019

Happy International Women’s Day from Foi et Joie Haiti!

Happy International Women’s Day from Foi et Joie Haiti! For us, Women’s Day is about the struggle for justice, but it’s also about celebrating the amazing women who are the pillars of Foi et Joie, and supporting girls so they can thrive in our schools. As a Jesuit-led work, Foi et Joie Haiti takes gender... View Article

Happy International Women’s Day from Foi et Joie Haiti!

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February 21, 2019

Haiti: Call for Urgent National Dialogue

Jean Denis Saint-Félix, Regional Superior of the Jesuits in Haiti, shared his reflections on the current situation in the country, calling for urgent dialogue in the face of corruption and impunity. We invite you to listen to his voice, and the voice of the Haitian people, in their struggle for justice and peace.  “Immediate, concrete... View Article

Haiti: Call for Urgent National Dialogue

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November 15, 2018

Creating Real Possibilities for Hope

Matilde Moreno, RSCJ, is a Spanish religious sister who is the Coordinator of Pedagogy for Fe y Alegría Haiti. She has taken the time to share her story with us, describing the work of Fe y Alegría Haiti, and her dreams and hopes for the students, teachers and families she accompanies. Could you describe your... View Article

Creating Real Possibilities for Hope

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September 12, 2018

Q&A: Meet Emilio Travieso of Foi et Joie Haïti

Fr. Emilio Travieso, SJ, is the new Assistant Director of Foi et Joie Haïti (Fe y Alegría Haiti in French). Originally from Florida and with studies in Sociology, Philosophy, and Theology, Fr. Emilio is completing a PhD in International Development at Oxford University; studying how food systems can be improved and conducting a research on... View Article

Q&A: Meet Emilio Travieso of Foi et Joie Haïti

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April 14, 2017

Snow Cones for Haiti: From St. Louis to Port-au-Prince

[St. Louis University High School students Andrew Modder, Blake Johnson and Michael Rueckert, founding members of the SLUH Snow Cone Club.] When Andrew Modder and Blake Johnson, then juniors at St. Louis University High School, first attended the Ignatian Family Teach-In for Justice in 2015, the annual gathering hosted by the Ignatian Solidarity Network, they... View Article

Snow Cones for Haiti: From St. Louis to Port-au-Prince

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February 16, 2017

Haiti After the Hurricane: New Updates from the Field

Seven years ago the earth shook in Haiti and just over four months ago the tiny Caribbean nation was hit by Hurricane Matthew. Friends of Fe y Alegría, along with our partners at the International Federation of Fe y Alegría, was working in Haiti long before the earthquake struck in 2010. Both organizations have long considered... View Article

Haiti After the Hurricane: New Updates from the Field

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January 12, 2017

HAITI: Seven years after the earthquake, we can never forget.

Seven years ago the earth shook in Haiti. Prior to this disastrous moment in Haiti’s history, Fe y Alegría had already spent four years working in the poorest country in the Western Hemisphere. For both Friends of Fe y Alegría and Foi et Joie Haïti (Fe y Alegría in French), education has always been an effective... View Article

HAITI: Seven years after the earthquake, we can never forget.

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October 07, 2016

Hurricane Matthew devastates Haiti

Hurricane Matthew, a Category 4 storm with winds up to 143 mph, made landfall near Les Anglais, Haiti late on Tuesday, October 4th before crossing to Grand’Anse en route to Cuba and the United States. The worst hurricane to hit this island nation since 2007 has to date left more than 2.1 million affected (894,000 of whom are boys... View Article

Hurricane Matthew devastates Haiti

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