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Dorcin was orphaned at a young age and had no other means of help. Through Rayjon he received support to attend elementary and secondary school. He struggled with academics in secondary school, so was offered the opportunity to participate in a pilot program offering vocational skills training. He learned about heavy equipment operation, and he is very proud to have (and show off) his certificate.  Now he wants to give back. Of the vocational program he says:


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Look, Listen, Learn: Reflections from March Break 2019 Awareness Trip

 Participants from this year’s March Break Awareness Trip to the Dominican Republic recently shared their perspectives at a special service at Grace United Church in Sarnia. Their reflections give a flavour of what an Awareness Trip is like, and also convey the deeper...

Fall Fair 2019

Heads up everyone! The date of the annual Rayjon Fall Fair is September 21st, 2019 & will be held again @ Our Lady of Mercy Parish Hall in Sarnia (London Rd @ Christina) To volunteer in any capacity during the summer or to help on Fair day itself, call Dianne...

Project Update – July 2019

2019 has not been an easy year in Haiti so far. But at a time when the nation is grappling with political and civil unrest, increased gang violence, and skyrocketing costs of fuel and basic necessities, Rayjon’s partners are hard at work finding paths through the...

Transformations Photojournalism Exhibit

Rayjon is so proud to be featured in the award-winning Transformations Photojournalism series (2019). Don't miss the full exhibit online!Transformations highlights intergenerational stories of local volunteer changemakers (from Sarnia and throughout Ontario) that make...

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