Over the past couple years D2C has expanded its focus from just meeting today’s immediate needs of children in Haiti to also being more forward thinking in its programmatic approach. Vulnerable children today can easily become vulnerable adults tomorrow, whose children will be born into the same adverse environment they grew up in. The cycle […]
Haiti is currently facing a nation-wide fuel shortage. This is not the first, nor likely the last one that will hit the country. It began in December 2018 but continues to drag on, creating significant hardship and negative impact on the citizens, businesses and NGOs operating in the country. The fiscal, economic and political history […]
Dear D2C Family, As 2018 comes to a close, we at D2C feel extremely grateful for the achievements and growth that we have experienced over the past year. Some of these accomplishments include: Expansion of the After School Tutoring Program Initiation of the D2C Education Access Project in partnership with a community school Development and […]
Itʼs been a long time coming…we are finally hosting our first fundraising event in New York City! The event will be held on January 25th from 6-9 PM at “230 Fifth” located at 5th Avenue and 27th Street in NYC. We are excited to have DJ Mos spinning and The Bumbyʼs offering eclectic entertainment, with […]
It has been bittersweet news that the time has come to say goodbye to our eldest boy, Francisco. Francisco has recently graduated from the D2C Family Home and has returned back to his village to live with his birth family. Francisco turned 19 years old this summer and it is D2Cʼs commitment is to offer […]
~ by Amber Charne, Board of Directors ~ They are dropping like flies. Nicole, our D2C house nanny, was sick in bed for 2 days when I arrived, and now 5 of the 8 kids at our family home are out! One-by-one their joints started aching, high fevers hit fast, of over 103 and the […]
Orphanages are a dime a dozen in Haiti, but are they addressing the orphan crisis or contributing to the problem? The thing that differentiates the D2C Family Home from other orphanages in Haiti, is first; that we are not an orphanage.
~ by Sara Scheler for HappyHealthyHumanBeings.com ~ Kristie Buehner took a deep breath and a thoughtful pause as she tried to summarize her motivations for traveling to a foreign country wreaked with governmental turmoil and ridden with poverty. “It’s all about the kids,” she said. “It is a beautiful thing to be able to help […]