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To Haiti With Love: Roast Celebrates 15 Years Of Baltimore – St. Marc Connection

Delicious endless shrimp, pit beef and pit ham are on the menu March 5th, to celebrate a special kind of goodness that’s been happening in St. Marc, Haiti over the past fifteen years. Long known as one of the poorest countries in the world, the terrible problems faced by Haitians on a day-to-day basis were only increased by the catastrophic 7.0 magnitude earthquake in 2010.   But there are bright spots to celebrate, and in […]

  • Dr. Mortel at James Stine College

A Letter from Dr. Mortel

Dear friends and supporters, Thank you for your continued support to educate the poorest of the poor in St. Marc, Haiti. It has been 14 years since we opened our doors and started our journey to “empower through education” by preparing our children to build a new future for Haiti. We have surpassed even my initial expectations as we are now operating a successful elementary school, secondary school and recently added a preschool class of […]

By |Wednesday, August 26, 2015|Dr. Mortel's Blogs|0 Comments
  • Young students in Haiti
    Pre-school class to begin in 2015 Pre-school class to begin in 2015

    Pre-school class to begin in 2015

Pre-school class to begin in 2015

We are so excited to announce that we have expanded our school to include pre-school. The first pre-school class will begin this September. We will have 100 three-year-olds and 100 four-year-olds. The 200 students have been hand-selected from the poorest areas in and around Saint Marc to get a head start on education. This 2-year preschool program will feed directly into the Good Samaritans school, starting in kindergarten. We’ve noticed over the years at LBS […]

By |Wednesday, August 19, 2015|Dr. Mortel's Blogs|0 Comments
  • The First Graduation The First Graduation

    The First Graduation

The First Graduation

UPDATE: We just learned that all 41 students passed the National Exam! Congratulations to the graduates and to the school staff for their hard work!! We are elated to have just celebrated the first-ever graduation at James Stine College. The graduation Mass and ceremony were held in Saint Marc on Sunday, July 12th. The class, named after Founder Rodrigue Mortel, consisted of 41 students out of which 4 were members of the first class to […]

By |Wednesday, July 22, 2015|Dr. Mortel's Blogs|0 Comments
  • Honorary Alumni Award from Penn State Honorary Alumni Award from Penn State

    Honorary Alumni Award from Penn State

Honorary Alumni Award from Penn State

This past weekend, Dr. Mortel was awarded the prestigious Honorary Alumni Award from Penn State University. Dr. Mortel made a significant impact during his time at Penn State in addition to the impact he continues to have on the poor in Haiti through this Foundation. Congratulations to our Founder on this well-deserved recognition! Read what was published in the Penn State booklet >> This award recognizes those who are not Penn State graduates but have […]

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