"Last Sunday, five top-ranked Haitian athletes stepped up to represent J/P HRO in the New York City Marathon and support the fundraising campaign for our programs. We owe them our thanks for their commitment. Over the months that they trained and prepared for the event, they offered an important reminder for us at J/P HRO, as we transition from emergency to redevelopment: We are here to go the distance," states Gary Philoctete, J/P HRO Country Director.
POTW: Students at J/P HRO's Ecole de l'Espoir receive instruction on electric keyboards on Wednesday, November 12. The music class is part of the ongoing Music Heals initiative through J/P HRO's Community Development Center. They are using the SUZUKI methodology as adapted by Little Kids Rock. The program will reach 60 school aged kids in the coming year.
Meet our employee of the month, Murielle Delice, who has started working with the organization on June 11th, 2011 as " Assistant to the Labor Management " within Engineering & Construction and has been promoted " Administrative Assistant. Murielle is the most quiet employee in J/P "a Hero behind the scene " who is handling all the administrative aspects of the E & C ongoing projects. Her contribution is very appreciated !
It's finally here! #teamjphro on its way to the starting line of the @nycmarathon. Have a great race!
#TeamJPHRO is greeted with open arms by Consul General of Haiti in New York @ChachouNYC and everyone at the consulate.
Check out these photos of kids at the the Community Development Center learning how to play bass and drums as part of the new Music Heals program.
The Tabasamu Tooth Tour did a 3-day visit last week where they visited 12 schools in Delmas 32, trained 1400 students and teachers, and 70 community agents
J/P HRO continues to help those displaced by the 2010 earthquake transition into permanent housing. Early in the morning of October 16th, J/P HRO started operations in two new camps with a census of the residents.
Today, October 15th is the Global Handwashing Day! We, at J/P HRO, celebrated throughout our various programs, spreading awareness about the importance of keeping your hands clean and hygienic.
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