HAITI EARTHQUAKE – Recovery Underway

HAITI EARTHQUAKE – Recovery Underway

When the 7.2 earthquake struck the Tiburon Peninsula (SW Haiti), it killed at least 2,200 people and injured more than 12,000 more. More than 500,000 people have been affected and the damage is catastrophic: more than 50,000 homes were destroyed, along with schools,...
Int’l Women’s Day and Art Contest Success!

Int’l Women’s Day and Art Contest Success!

International Women’s Day 2021          #IWD2021 We would like to thank our fabulous community partners at Refined Fool & Burger Rebellion for hosting our IWD party. Even though the bulk of the action had to happen socially distanced (through takeout), we...
The Transforming Power of Breadfruit

The Transforming Power of Breadfruit

Rayjon is excited to announce an exciting new initiative in support of the grassroots Haitian Women’s Federation. The federation is made up of representatives from 7 different women’s associations from 7 villages in the rural St. Marc region of Haiti. They are 350+...
We Envision a World

We Envision a World

Since 1986 Rayjon has sought to eliminate inequalities, build relationships, and foster collaboration toward a more just world. We envision “A world in which people have an equal opportunity to thrive…” (Rayjon Vision). However, we recognize that in our world today...
Covid-19: At the intersection of fear and hope

Covid-19: At the intersection of fear and hope

Fear, Danger, Destruction: At a time of global and national crisis as Covid-19 continues to spread, Haitians are struggling with additional challenges that are hard for us to comprehend from the safety and comfort of Canada: rising gang violence, escalating political...