New video

The students in Anse-a-Pitres have sent us a message. In this short video, they express their gratitude towards Carolina and the Davis/Sacramento community for all their help, and tell us how much they need a library. Watch “Bibliotek Santral Ansapit: The need of a library” by clicking on the video tab or visiting our YouTube channel.

http://www.youtube.com/channel/UCsOko1G6xv-LQYLIP_t_rtw

An Evening for Haiti

Our first event was a success!

Interview with Univision 19

Univision 19 has proven a great resource for APL. The local news channel has once again invited the team to an interview on October 30th, to keep the community up to date on our progress. This time, president Carolina Tavárez went along with her sister, Lidia Tavárez (media & publicity administrator). They spoke about the current plans for the library in Haiti and invited everyone to attend the first event, “An Evening for Haiti”, which will be taking place in Davis, November 3rd.

An Evening for Haiti

We are hosting our first event of the year. “An Evening for Haiti” will take place at the International House Davis at the beginning of November. Join us to fund-raise for the library and enjoy Haitian food, performances and Haitian keynote speaker. For more information, visit:

http://www.internationalhousedavis.org/ai1ec_event/an-evening-for-haiti/?instance_id

Sac State writes about APL

First APL article in ‘The State Hornet’ by Leticia Lopez (CSU Sacramento). To read full version, click here:
http://www.statehornet.com/campus/student-program-aims-to-help-poverty-stricken-haitian-kids/article_c1b4ca14-1d77-11e2-9a7d-001a4bcf6878.html

Hope for Florence

Our dear friend Florence Anucha wants to accomplish her dream of becoming a medical doctor (M.D.). Read her story by clicking on the link below and help us support her dream! 

http://www.giveforward.com/hopeforflorence

Bibliotek Santral Ansapit

The blueprints for the library project are ready. Now we need your support and donations to make this dream become a reality for the students and community of Anse-a-Pitres!

2nd Interview by Univision 19, Sacramento, CA

The local news channel of Sacramento, CA, Univision 19, has followed up on our journey in improving Haiti. President Carolina Tavárez spoke about the new academic year and APL’s plans to fund raise for the organization, including the library project.

Library Innitiative

Every child should have the opportunity of learning and exploring new things. What better way to do that than reading? APL is proud to be working on offering the town of  Anse-á-Pitres its very first library. With your help, we can make this project a reality for the students and community members. Click on the donations tab to learn more about how you can help!

Haitian Girl Walks 16 Kilometers To Go To School