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An Historic Encounter: the Commissions of the Vincentian Family Meet in Rome

“An historic encounter:” that’s what it was called by Joe Agostino C.M. (the Vincentian Family Office Coordinator) and Aidan Rooney CM (Coordinator of .famvin, the web and social media services of the Family), the two organizers of the meeting. And it was “in fact the first time that the four committees met” to promote mutual […]

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Get to Know Our Vincentian Family Leaders – Regine Theodat

Enjoy this 15-minute podcast interview between Vincentian Family Haiti Initiative Leader Regine Theodat and Dr. Felicia Townsend on Professor Credo ® Working Your Law Degree: Regine Theodat, a Haitian-American lawyer, left a complex criminal and civil legal practice in Boston, Massachusetts and relocated to Haiti in 2010. She currently serves as the national coordinator of […]

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VFHI Business Advisory Group Gathering

On April 30, all members of the Vincentian Family Haiti Initiative (VFHI) Business Advisory Group gathered in Germantown, PA at the Vincentian Family Office for their biannual meeting. This committee includes St. Vincent de Paul leadership throughout the United States who responded to our invitation for business expertise in developing our systemic change initiatives for […]

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Human rights in Haiti

Guillermo Campuzano, CM, the Congregation of the Mission’s representative to the United Nations, writes… The Vincentian Family at the United Nations is part of a coalition of NGOs called the Working Group on Mining. This coalition prepared, after much consultation and research work, a report on the current situation of human rights in Haiti (available […]

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Now on Social: Fundraising for Good

Throughout the Vincentian world, laudable projects go unfunded or underfunded. It’s not because of the lack of resources available. It’s often because of the failure to provide people with the opportunities to give “to their heart’s desire.” Online fundraising is a powerful way to fund projects both small and large. You need creativity and you […]

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Vincentian Family Haiti Initiative 2015 Update

Letter from the International Coordinator of the Vincentian Family Haiti Initiative Dear Friends, This Annual Report portrays the Vincentian Family Haiti Initiative’s (VFHI) past busy and effective year. Our fish farm has moved from a dream to reality and is now a source of income for 27 people. These numbers will double next fiscal year. […]

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VFHI First Fish Harvest!

VFHI First Fish Harvest Signals Growth Possibilities The Vincentian Family Haiti Initiative’s (VFHI) has first fish harvest Savane Perdue, La Hoye, Haïti – November 20, 2015 November 11, 2015, marked the first fish harvest of the VFHI’s Tilapia Farm in Savane Perdue. The tilapia farm came as a result of 2 years of analysis, construction, […]

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Vincentian Family Haiti Initiative Newsletter

VFHI Newsletter – October 2015 Click here to view the full newsletter. Featured stories:Advancing the Quality of Education in our Partner Schools Since October 2013, Vincentian Family Haiti Initiative’s (VFHI) Feeding Program has allowed 4,250 children from 17 schools in Port-au-Prince and Central Plateau, to receive a daily hot meal. Our program doesn’t just end there, as […]

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