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It is with sadness and deep concern that we share the latest news from Haiti. Political unrest has continued to build throughout September, fueled in part by a gas shortage that has reached crisis proportions. However, even as shipments of fuel reached most areas of the country, the tension and violence have only increased.

“HAITI’S PROBLEMS ARE MUCH MORE THAN MEETS THE EYE.”

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Updates & Upcoming Events

Annual General Meeting 2019

Rayjon’s Annual General Meeting will be held Tuesday, October 29th at 7:00 at Sacred Heart Parish Meeting Room (1465 Lecaron Ave in Sarnia). All are welcome. Light snacks and refreshments provided. Reports on the impact of Rayjon’s work in 2019 will be shared, and...

Info Session for 2020 Awareness Trip to Dominican Republic

Interested in being part of a Rayjon Awareness Trip experience? Don't miss your chance! The last information session will be held on Sunday, October 27th at 1:00 at Grace United Church in Sarnia (Friendship Room), 990 Cathcart Blvd. discover a culture  •  build...

Fall Fair 2019

We would like to say a huge shout of THANKS to Sarnia-Lambton for supporting Rayjon's 25th Finale Fall Fair. And hats off to the dedicated volunteers who made it all possible. A celebratory finish to a strong tradition! #s are still coming in, but it looks like the...

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...

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:

“IT WAS THE BEST THING THAT EVER HAPPENED FOR ME.”