Passionate People Change The World

Portrait image of Jeff Jean, teacher at L'Ecole Dinaus Mixed

Introducing Jeff Jean. Jeff is one of our newest teachers and he is passionate about sports, music, and teaching. Jeff is fluent in French and Creole. After finishing his studies, he wanted to go into medicine but did not have the opportunity. Mr. Jean previously taught second and third grades and is currently teaching third […]

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Memories From Haiti 80

A young Haitian girl smiling while reading at her desk

There was so much joy growing up as young girl in Haiti. I remember it like it was yesterday. Getting dressed in the morning, wearing uniforms, cute ones at that; the playground, pre-packed school lunches, the hard school lessons, and my favorite was singing Haiti’s national anthem. However, I was one of the fortunate Haitian […]

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Nurturing The Future

Haitian children at L'Ecole Dinaus Mixed smiling in their uniforms

Being the oldest sibling, I’ve always taken care of my younger sisters and helped my Mother with whatever she needs. You can say that I am definitely a nurturer. When I was approached by Caberbe Joseph, the Co-Founder of Lumiere De Education, and asked to join the foundation’s board of directors, I was truly honored. […]

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Let Your Mind Take You Places

A group of young Haitian students with their teacher in the classroom

Growing up as an Army brat was an enlightening experience in culture, geography, and privilege. This lifestyle allowed me to see and experience parts of the world that, once my father retired and we settled in Kentucky, many of the kids I attended high school with had only experienced through text books. While it was […]

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A Little Goes A Long Way

A woman joining hands with students at a Haitian school

Almost everyone wants to make a difference in the lives of the less fortunate. Personally, I believe it is one of the reasons we were put on this glorious earth, to give back as much as possible. It’s definitely easier said than done for many, many people. Sometimes people feel that they are too busy, […]

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Why Not Haiti?

A group of young Haitian students playing at L'Ecole Dinaus Mixed

One of the most common questions I’ve been asked since being involved with Lumiere De Education Foundation is, “Why Haiti?”. My answer then and my answer now remains the same, “Why not Haiti?”. Let me explain. I have had the privilege of traveling to many different countries throughout the world and I’ve seen a lot […]

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Introducing Our Weekly Blog

Original logo of Lumiere D'Education Foundation

It is so easy to get caught up in our day-to-day routines that we often forget to share the bright spots with others. We, at Lumiere De Education Foundation, are going to start sharing more of our bright spots with you. As the Director of Communications here at Lumiere De Education, I am pleased to […]

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