Mothers – A Youthful Perspective

Mother’s are special. Some say that there are no words to describe…but there are. Describing the Mother experience requires extra-special words.    Sunday May 14th is Mother’s Day in the U.S. – it falls one week later in Haiti.  Either way, the feelings that come from this celebration are the same.  This is your opportunity … Read more

A Mother’s Story – lessons of the heart

A Mother’s Day approaches, I think of my role as a mother and as an educator.  Yes, mothers are the first educators of our children.  We teach them to walk, teach them manners, how to be kind; we teach them of themselves and of the world around them.  We hope and pray that our lessons … Read more

Another Le Flambeau Scholar Headed to College

Le Flambeau Foundation Scholar Ruchama, an earlier recipient of our transitional scholarship, will soon be headed back to the U.S. and to college to earn her BA in accounting.  After successfully completing  a one-semester college program and earning top-tier grades, Ruchama was awarded a full four year scholarship.  Ruchama has been in Haiti helping other … Read more

Le Flambeau Scholar Graduating from Harvard

A member of our very first set of Le Flambeau Foundation scholars will be graduating on May 24th from Harvard graduate school.  Rachelle will once again walk down the aisle – this time to receive her master’s degree in education from Harvard University.  Exceptional!  Congratulations!!!

Lighting the Torch 2012

Winners of THE SPARK of Le Flambeau 2012 light the torch These are exciting times as we announce winners of the THE SPARK of Le Flambeau program, for Spring semester 2012.  We are certain that throughout this exchange program with team members in Haiti and in the U.S., the educational contributions of each award recipient … Read more

The Fifth of May – Mexico, U.S.,Haiti

The fifth of May bears significance for many in Mexico, the U.S., in Haiti…the World In the United States  May 5th is known as “Cinco de Mayo” (Spanish for “fifth of May”).  This day is celebrated nationwide in the U.S. and regionally in Mexico, primarily in the state of Puebla where the holiday is called … Read more

Language Learning CD’s – Winners, A New Way

The launch of two new sets of language learning CD’s has many excited.  These special CD’s are the result of a unique relationship between Le Flambeau Foundation and London-based EuroTalk,  a company recognized as  one of the top language learning CD developers in the world.  The new language learning CD offerings  include the American English language … Read more

Awards Presented in Haiti

Awards were presented to top Haiti participants from the Fall semester of  THE SPARK of Le Flambeau language exchange program.  Winners received their certificates and educational prizes in Port-au-Prince from Le Flambeau Foundation president Jean St.Lot-Gervais.  The prizes included dictionaries, TOEFL guides, language learning CD’s and books donated by U.S. student and teacher participants in … Read more

Students Raise the Bar in English Learning

Today we launched the Spring 2012 session of  THE SPARK of Le Flambeau program.  A unique language exchange initiative now in its fourth year, born from the collaborative efforts of Le Flambeau Foundation, student leaders (special thank you to founding member Angie), IT advisors and volunteer educators; THE SPARK of Le Flambeau continues to grow … Read more

Dr. Luc L. Colas, MD, Esq.

The Le Flambeau Foundation exists because of the exceptional passion, hard work, vision, perseverance and tremendous leadership of two fathers.  Interestingly one influenced the other.  They believed in the goodness of man, in equality for all and in elevation through education.   They believed in sharing – one must give to live and live to … Read more