March 22, 2018

For World Water Day, MCLC is trying to give more access water to as many families as possible. In Lagonav, a person uses an average of 2.5 gallons of water per day. Our main source of drinking water is a twenty-minute walk from the school. The school has some built in...

February 25, 2018

I feel so proud of Strong G. He was just a teenager when volunteer Owen Thomas showed him how to use Garage Band on one of our new Apple computers that was part of our new Rotary International funded library. He started producing his own social conscious music videos a...

February 23, 2017

 The 5th grade studies evaporation using common concrete experiences in their lives.

January 13, 2017

We were honored to have a Haitian exchange student from Lynchburg college come speak with our high school students about leadership. The Diocese of Richmond's Parish Twinning Program first introduced us to pastor Ann Gibbons almost 20 years ago! Students have come to s...

December 7, 2016

Hurricane Matthew is old news for some, but not for the people who were hit by it.  For those of you interested in the damage assessment of the whole island of Lagonav here is a chart below.

We thank all of you who have contributed to our Hurricane fund to help our Matè...

November 16, 2016

It is always more fun to learn to read with a friend.

November 8, 2016

Thank you Sue Fiallo for bringing Friends of Matènwa a donation of soccer uniforms and socks and goalie uniforms from Tasis School in Puerto Rico all the way to Boston. We also appreciate the mosquito nets, which are especially needed after  Hurricane Matthew. I will g...

October 7, 2016

Home 2. You may be connected to this woman, even if you never met her.
If you wear a beautiful silk scarf from Matènwa,  Kenya may be the artist who painted it.
Kenya is one of many mothers now trying to clean up with a chin up after the storm. She and her family will...

October 4, 2016

One of our teachers just sent a video clip he took from his window. The winds are raging.

He says he will send the pictures of all the damage when the wind finally dies down. He

says the roof is threatening to come off. They are planning to leave the house since it is no...

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