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

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Remembering the 2010 Haiti earthquake

Remembering the 2010 Haiti earthquake

We remember the Haiti earthquake. On January 12, 2010, a 7.0 earthquake struck 25 km southwest of the Haitian capital of Port-au-Prince. The earthquake was one of the worst disasters this world has ever known, killing over 200,000 people and causing widespread damage...

20|20 Catch the Vision

20|20 Catch the Vision

Through the holiday season, many areas of Haiti have returned to relative calm. The remaining schools plan to open January 6th.   Despite the many hardships brought on by severe political unrest and economic crisis in 2019, our Haitian & Dominican partners &...

Family CURLING Event (Rayjon’s 3rd Annual)

Family CURLING Event (Rayjon’s 3rd Annual)

A big thank you to everyone who came out and supported Rayjon's 3rd Annual Family Curling Event! on SATURDAY, NOVEMBER 16th   Over 60 participants (including several first-time curlers!) enjoyed the friendly competition. IN TOTAL WE RAISED OVER $16,000 TO SUPPORT ...

Haiti Crisis Fall 2019

Haiti Crisis Fall 2019

November 27, 2019 Some areas of Haiti are now experiencing relative calm and efforts to reopen businesses, schools, and marketplaces. We are very grateful, and very proud, of our staff and partners who have diligently persisted through the last two months of turmoil....

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

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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: