More than 100 of InterAction’s member organizations have contributed to emergency and reconstruction efforts, working on shelter, water, education, health, infrastructure and many other projects which are highlighted on InterAction’s innovative mapping platform. Click on the link or the graphic to see these projects. Unfortunately it does not seem to list Zafen-related projects but it [...]
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How is your Creole? Chemen Lavi Miyò = “Pathway to a Better Life” – Zafen, the Vincentian Family’s Haiti project, will unveil a major new systemic change initiative on the feast of St. Vincent. Celebrate the feast. Look for details on the Zafen websiteSeptember 27. Hint: It is a program for the extremely poor, families that would fail [...]
The LCUSA responded to Fr. Maloney’s call by providing $1,000 to fund 20 scholarships through Zafen. The LCUSA is grateful to its members for making it possible to help the Vincentian Family reach its goal. More information about the Vincentian Family project supporting systemic change in Haiti. Related FAMVIN Posts:$25,000 is at stake!Zafen-Fonkose best [...]
Back on July 6 famvin posted news of a VIncentian Family $25,000 challenge grant for Haitian scholarships. The Ladies of Charity and the Seton Federation sites are also reminding us. Vincent urged us to do more than feed people but also to them to fish. Have you considered giving the gift of an education to [...]
Fr. Robert Maloney writes “As Zafèn begins its second year, our micro-finance project in Haiti is preparing another fundraising initiative to educate Haiti’s children. The Zafèn team would be very grateful if you would give this message wide circulation within your branch of the Family, using whatever means of communication you judge most apt. Thank you [...]
Perhaps you can find “teams” for several projects posted on Zafen that have not received any support so far. Click the link and check out the bottom three projects on that page. Maybe something will interest you today. Zafèn Projects www.zafen.org Related FAMVIN Posts:Zafen-Fonkose best in classDaughters of Charity and Haitian womenHaiti Libre references Vincentian [...]
How about empowerment? Just loan a small amount at 0% interest to a prequalified Haitian business. Successful loans are repaid within a year, so you can lend again to another small business. Or, make a donation that will fund tuition for Haitian schoolchildren, clean water for villagers and other socially oriented projects. Help more. Do [...]
The Superior General gave an updated report on Father Jean-Pierre Mangulu, CM from the Province of Congo who has been sent to Haiti to assist the Vincentian Family in creating projects for our Zafen website. The process of development in Haiti is slow, yet, our efforts as a Vincentian Family both internationally and locally are moving ahead. [...]
In a year when microfinance has been scrutinized like never before, Zafèn, has raised $350,000 in its inaugural year to fund business and social projects that generate sustainable economic development inHaiti. More than 500 projects across Haiti received an interest-free loan or a donation from funders worldwide in the past year, enabling people living in poverty to help [...]
We’ve got GREAT NEWS from the Vincentians. They are going to match all loans and donations made on zafen.org during its ANNIVERSARY WEEK, April 1 – April 8, up to $25,000. That DOUBLES the impact of your contribution to Haiti! What a great way to celebrate! Visit their Facebook page. Now is the time to [...]
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