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Haiti

Haiti
08/04/2019

Professional Development for the Teachers at Ecole L’Union

Where you would be without a basic education? It’s probably safe to say that without it, each day you face might be filled with a little bit more of adversity. We believe that education can…
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BuildsDominican RepublicHaiti
14/06/2015

Reaching New Destinations

Often times I think back to 2012 when I did my first Live Different Build. It was the first time I was exposed to issues that were bigger than not having the newest iPhone or…
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HaitiLD Stories
01/06/2015

Live Different Stories: Casley and Kitson

These two boys are an incredible pair. Casley is 6 years old, and was born with a medical condition that prevents his nervous system from functioning in sequence with his brain and spinal cord. Though his…
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BuildsHaitiIn The News
21/10/2013

The Birth Lottery: My Days in Haiti and the Lessons Learned

Source: The Scrivener, Volume 22, Number 3, Fall 2013. http://www.notaries.bc.ca/resources/scrivener/Fall2013/pdf/Scriv%20Fall%2013-online.pdf 
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BuildsGuest PostHaiti
11/05/2013

The strength of the Haitian people

Today was a hard, yet inspiring day. We woke up bright and early, at breakfast together and started our trek up the steep hill to the school. After the relief of making it up to…
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BuildsHaiti
06/05/2013

Would you like some water?

On a hot summer day, if someone asked you this question I guarantee your answer would be yes, without another thought. Nothing could ever prepare me for what I experienced today and it will forever…
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BuildsHaiti
06/05/2013

Live with purpose, live with love, live different

I can't believe this day has finally come. After months of fundraising, planning, and anticipating we’re all here in Haiti. It is the most surreal experience to speak and dream of doing something, and then…
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HaitiStaff
25/10/2012

Haiti School Opening: How You Can Help!

I remember so many first days of school, (come on they are not that far back for me to remember!) I remember the week before sharpening all my pencils, writing my name on all my…
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BuildsHaiti
13/05/2012

A Wooden Bell

As a previous Volunteer on Hero Holiday in Dominican Republic in 2010, I am so happy to be on my second Hero Holiday. I remember being in grade 9 sitting through my first Live Different Motivational…
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BuildsHaiti
13/05/2012

Citadels, Twins, and Bubbles

As a third year Finance student at the University of British Columbia, the need for me to expand my horizons and widen my perspective has become almost imperative as I transition into my final year…
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