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VIDEO: Naughty or Nice?

December 17, 2013

There's nothing more joyful than a family that's been reunited. You can see what I mean in this short 2-minute video of a beautiful Haitian family that I visited last month. In it 13 year old Choodly--who spent years livingRead More »

A Serious Declaration

December 10, 2013

Today may be Human Rights Day, but in Haiti, dozens of Child Protection Committees (CPCs) are working hard to defend the rights of children each and every day. These Committees are made up of emerging local leaders who we helpRead More »

Meno sees 100% success

November 5, 2013

This young girl is just one of the many students who make up Meno's 100% enrollment rate. When Beyond Borders' partner Limyè Lavi began working with leaders in the rural, mountainside village of Meno 6 years ago, the town's enrollmentRead More »

10 Days Til Nat’l Day for the Elimination of Restavèk!

November 5, 2013

On Nov. 17, 2006, thousands of Haitian children--many former slaves--took to the streets to march against restavèk slavery. Ms. Kathya Pierre.  Mr. Michele Dessous.  Pastor Christmas Barjon.  These are just 3 of the thousands of Haitian leaders building the movementRead More »

What’s a ‘social movement’?

November 5, 2013

We get asked this question a lot. Because we don’t always function like many other organizations in Haiti, our work is sometimes a little more, well, challenging to explain. We help Haitians build social movements that they’ve started before usRead More »