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You’ll find info about upcoming local events and the latest news about the initiatives we support in Haiti & DR.

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Postponed due to Covid-19. Please stay tuned for a rescheduled event!

Special Video from Haiti

Haitian Women's Federation shares their vision for a sustainable, economic development project.

Updates & Upcoming Events

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...

Trail & Ale Walk/Run 2020

Trail & Ale Walk/Run 2020

Trail & Ale - 5/7K Run/Walk for Rayjon Our 1st ever Trail and Ale event was a huge success! Over 100 participants joined us from across Canada. Everyone enjoyed the great outdoors, exercise, stylin' T-shirts, and refreshing ale from the Refined Fool. ...

Update: Covid-19 in Haiti

Update: Covid-19 in Haiti

As communities around the world face the many burdens brought on by the Covid-19 pandemic, Haiti, too, is struggling with unprecedented fear and uncertainty. As our partners and friends are braving yet another storm, we stand alongside them. Please read on for 3...

The Nursing Trip That Didn’t Happen

The Nursing Trip That Didn’t Happen

The Nursing Trip That Didn't Happen  Sue Vodarek is a trip leader who normally would have taken a group of Georgian college nursing students to the Dominican Republic in the spring of 2020. Back on April 22, she wrote the following letter, which appears here with...

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