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D2C Summer Camp 2017

Are you looking for a life-changing experience to make a difference in the world? Do you have a desire to be of service and love to work with kids? We have the perfect volunteer trip for you! Join us in Haiti for our second annual D2C Summer Camp in collaboration with Lekol SOS school. The […]

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Beach Cleanup Day in Haiti

It’s beach cleanup day here in Haiti! The beaches here are truly beautiful, but there is nothing more beautiful then watching a beach go from trash to treasure. Haiti needs our help. If you are interested in volunteering for one of our upcoming events, please email us for more information at devoted2children@gmail.com.

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Happy Mother’s Day from Haiti

Today is Mother’s Day, and while these eight kids don’t necessarily have their own biological mothers to give thanks too, they do have Kristin. Five years ago Kristin O’Connell felt inspired to travel to Haiti and create Devoted2Children, and that’s exactly what she did. She traveled to Haiti alone, just one woman, and found these […]

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Haitian Dance

Music and dance are essential parts of Haiti’s history, tradition and culture. The foundation of Haitian music and dance can be found in the country’s African roots, particularly in the rhythmic drums; music also has elements that reflect both French and Spanish elements from periods of occupation. When Africans were taken to Haiti as slaves, […]

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My New Life in Haiti

~ by Diane Gaillard, On-Site Director at D2C ~ A leap year and time for all those willing to make a leap of faith into their future, well at least that’s what I did. Yes, for the first time in eleven years, I leaped again and did what made me happy, I moved to Haiti.  […]

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Life in Haiti is Music

There is a rare stillness as I walk out of my room to greet the morning. I make my tea and step out on the front porch into soft light climbing down through the palm leaves, hearing that soft jungle music and roosters crowing. One of the boys is doing his chores, mopping the floor. […]