Weekly top performers from this spring 2014 session of THE SPARK of Le Flambeau. This session features students in Haiti with all English dialogue and is running for six weeks. Grand overall winners will be selected at the end of the program. The top overall performer is honored with recognition, a certificate, and a notebook Read more
On February 24th the spring 2014 semester and the beginning of a life-changing journey was launched. THE SPARK of Le Flambeau is a unique language exchange initiative in its sixth year, born from the collaborative efforts of Le Flambeau Foundation, student leaders, IT advisers and volunteer educators. The objective of the program is to help Read more
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This piece was written by Le Flambeau Foundation Scholar Ruchama who recently completed her third semester of college in the U.S. and recently launched her fourth. She is an alumna of THE SPARK of Le Flambeau program. Ruchama is carrying a double major in Accounting and Music. Congratulations! I just completed my third semester and Read more
We honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. – his dream and his spirit live on. Le Flambeau Foundation passes it forward. To read the I Have a Dream speech (click here) To see and hear the I Have a Dream speech (click here) Freedom rings!
Haitian Youth Illuminated In ‘Sea Light’ Our #1 pick for 2013 Book of the Year is CLAIRE OF THE SEA LIGHT by Edwidge Danticat. Author Edwidge Danticat is an honorary member of THE SPARK of Le Flambeau, a Le Flambeau Foundation Haiti/US college preparatory program now in its sixth year. Edwidge Danticat did a reading and discussion Read more
Haitians all over the world make Soup Joumou every New Year’s Day (January 1st) to celebrate the independence of Haiti on January 1st, 1804. Soup Joumou is a celebratory meal consumed together with family and friends in the spirit of overcoming incredible challenges, achieving success, and enjoying the positive offerings ahead. Soup Joumou is a Read more
We are pleased to announce the winners of THE SPARK of Le Flambeau program, for the fall semester 2013. THE SPARK of Le Flambeau language exchange program, now in its fifth year, aims to improve fluency in reading and writing for students in Haiti and in the U.S. while fostering the exchange of culture, new Read more
This piece was written by Le Flambeau Foundation Scholar Danice who recently completed his first semester of college in the U.S. (arrived August 2013) and is preparing to launch his second semester. Danice is majoring in Agronomy. Congratulations! This is the taste; it dictates how to eat the food! One step forward; I am stronger Read more
December 10th is Human Rights Day. A topic that is top of mind and heart as we read the news and experience shared realities around the world. The Universal Declaration of Human Rights was the result of having experienced the atrocities of the Second World War and vowing to never again have this happen. Haiti Read more