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

Updates & Upcoming Events

Update: Covid-19 in Haiti

Update: Covid-19 in Haiti

As communities around the world face the many burdens brought on by the Covid-19 pandemic, Haiti, too, is struggling with unprecedented fear and uncertainty. As our partners and friends are braving yet another storm, we stand alongside them. Please read on for 3...

The Nursing Trip That Didn’t Happen

The Nursing Trip That Didn’t Happen

The Nursing Trip That Didn't Happen  Sue Vodarek is a trip leader who normally would have taken a group of Georgian college nursing students to the Dominican Republic in the spring of 2020. Back on April 22, she wrote the following letter, which appears here with...

International Women’s Day 2020

We would like to say a huge THANK you to everyone who came out to the Refined Fool to celebrate International Women's Day 2020 with Rayjon. We had amazing partners, working with Women's March Sarnia-Lambton, the Refined Fool, Aamjiwnaang First Nation, and Your Local...

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 ...

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