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You’ll find info about upcoming local events and the latest news from our projects in Haiti and the DR on this page. 

As some areas of Haiti return to calm, we remain firm in our commitment to Haiti and its people. Progress has not been lost. As we inch closer to 2020, our partners are forging a renewed vision…

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

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International Women’s Day Celebration in St. Marc, Haiti 2019

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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...

Great Canadian Giving Challenge

Every $1 you donate to Rayjon in June via CanadaHelps counts as a ballot to help us win $10,000. Please donate today - we really appreciate your help! If you've been following our news updates about Haiti, you'll know that the past few months have been full of...

International Women’s Day 2019

In celebration of International Women’s Day (March 8, 2019) we are focusing on the #BalanceforBetter theme. On March 6th, the Refined Fool Brewery in Sarnia hosted a charity takeover event (Bold Brews, Bold Women) to raise funds for women’s initiatives in Haiti....

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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:

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