News from Haiti

Back to School at uFondwa

Have you ever thought about the way that the University of Fondwa is so much more than just a school? As a university, uFondwa’s focus is unique in that it looks beyond education to the future of rural development in Haiti. Instead of being located in a major urban centre, we work alongside rural communities

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Creating a Bright Future for the Children of Haiti

Creating a Bright Future for the Children of Haiti

It has been eight years since a massive earthquake rocked Haiti, killing over 200,000 people and reducing homes across the country to rubble. Unfortunately, this is far from the only tragedy that has rocked the county over the decades. Haiti, a breathtakingly beautiful country, is located in the Caribbean, putting it in prime hurricane territory.

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Father Joseph & the University of Fondwa

Father Joseph & the University of Fondwa

How do you transform dreams into reality? Through hard work, passion, service, and an undying thirst for change. And you will find an abundance of all of these throughout the life of Father Joseph, the founder of uFondwa. Everything that uFondwa is, every lesson we teach, every scholarship we give out, our entire mission is

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The Importance of Veterinary Studies in Rural Haiti

The Importance of Veterinary Studies in Rural Haiti

Do you know the difference that modern veterinary science can make in countries like Haiti? In the US, when we think of veterinary medicine, we tend to think about our pets. That’s completely understandable as one of the primary roles of veterinarians here in North America is to help return our companion animals to health

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The History of Natural Disasters in Haiti

Throughout its history, Haiti has been hit by natural disaster after natural disaster. It’s location in the Caribbean puts it in prime hurricane and tropical storm territory. Over the past 30 years, weather conditions have been getting worse as the climate continues to change. Since 1998, Haiti has been hit by ten hurricanes and other

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The Importance of Agronomy in Rural Haiti

Do you know one of the most important things that a country can do to alleviate poverty and provide opportunity to all of its citizens? Produce enough food for everyone. The three main fields of study at uFondwa are agronomy, veterinary medicine, and business management. All of these degree-granting programs play vital roles in helping

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Make a Difference in 2018

Do you make New Year’s resolutions? What if you could make a resolution that’s both achievable and that will make a real difference in people’s lives? Maybe you don’t believe in New Year’s resolutions because they don’t tend to stick. It’s not a big secret that most people let their resolutions slip. Whether the goal

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This Christmas, Give the Gift of Education

What do you enjoy more, giving or receiving? Winter is in the air and the holidays are fast approaching. Shoppers are scurrying to malls, kids are making their gift wish lists, and many are planning holiday parties and festivities… These are common holiday occurrences in America, but have you ever stopped to wonder what the

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Giving Thanks in a Meaningful Way

How can you give thanks is a meaningful way? As you sit down to your Thanksgiving feast with your family and friends, your table covered with platters full of roasted turkey, homemade stuffing, and pumpkin pie topped with whipped cream, we hope that you’re mindful and grateful of everything that you have. Sometimes in our

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