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
Do you know one of the biggest differences between countries like the United States and Haiti? Opportunity. Opportunity can make all the difference in the world. When you are denied opportunity, it’s almost impossible to pull yourself up out of poverty and towards a better standard of living. In Haiti, with most of the population
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
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
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
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
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
With so many people around the world in need, isn’t it time to consider a different approach to gift giving? There’s a reason why consumerism is on the decline in many households. Why? Because people just like you are realizing that most Americans already have so much, while there are so many people out there
The University of Fondwa was very lucky to escape most of the destruction of Hurricane Irma. There was not any damage registered in Fondwa during this period. However, Fondwa has experienced heavy rains and landslides. The North side (Cap-Haitian) was hit the hardest. Luckily, the farmers seem to have been able to recover their crops.
Did you know in the past year Americans have donated $358 billion* to charitable causes? We’re lucky to live in a time when both individuals and corporations can be so generous with their hard-earned money to help make a positive impact in the world. But what many people don’t realize is that sometimes the funds
“These are the leaders of tomorrow who will create a new Haiti.” Have you heard about exciting recent developments in Haiti? Education and economic development are making a distinct difference on the ground in the Republic of Haiti. Thanks to an amazing collaboration of organizations, both within Haiti and worldwide, as well as support from
…… we handed them their winners’ trophy, crowned the “Freshmen King & Queen” and took in some weighty presentations from students topped off by performances from local cultural groups.
Only because of the most GENEROUS support coming from each and every one of our donors was any of this possible!