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Highlights & Challenges from a Covid Year

Highlights & Challenges from a Covid Year

A year ago who could have imagined where we'd be in October 2021? Who could have imagined how the COVID-19 would affect every country in the world. For our Haitian and Dominican partners and friends, the  pandemic increased the challenges faced and brought incredible...

Hate Has No Home Here (Equity Piece #2)

Hate Has No Home Here (Equity Piece #2)

Hate Has No Home Here An interview with Lindsey Travis Lindsey Travis is the John Howard Society’s Project Coordinator with Sarnia Lambton Alliance Against Hate (SLAH), an organization that was recently formed as a partnership between the John Howard Society of Sarnia...

Trail & Ale 2021 a huge success!

Trail & Ale 2021 a huge success!

#TrailandAle 2021 was AMAZING! A huge thank you to all of the walkers, runners, volunteers, supporters and community partners who made it so awesome. Together we raised over $10,000 for Rayjon (donations are still coming in, we'll announce a final $ soon!)...

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 had a...

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+...

Our Stories

Behind every program there are real people, with real life stories of transformation and hope. You’ll find them here.

The Haitian Women’s Federation in rural St. Marc, Haiti shares their vision for a sustainable economic development initiative in their community.