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 … Read more

Winners! THE SPARK of Le Flambeau

Dear Friends: These are exciting times as we prepare to announce the winners of the THE SPARK of Le Flambeau fall 2011 semester and we continue to raise the bar for our future leaders.  We are certain that throughout the 10-week language exchange program with students in Haiti and in the U.S., the educational contributions … Read more

Students Donate Books to Haiti Youth

Student participants in the Fall semester session of THE SPARK of Le Flambeau program ended the semester by donating books and art crafting tools to Haitian youth they met during the field trip taken to Little Haiti.  Included in the donations made were TOEFL preparatory books and dictionaries for THE SPARK of Le Flambeau partner … Read more

A Year of Achievements

Passing it Forward Dear Friends: It’s hard to believe that we are already at the end of 2011 and headed into 2012.  Despite having no shortage of challenges this past year the achievements had the greatest impact.  You were a part of it.  Let’s take a quick look … Graduated Scholars – Three of our … Read more

Recipe for Achievement – Haiti’s Soup Joumou

A Le Flambeau Foundation Culture Sharing Vignette – education for the mind and stomach 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.  Haiti cast off the bonds of slavery and declared its freedom from France in 1804, making history … Read more

The Holiday Gift Without a Price

So what should a gift cost?  The concept of holiday gifting presents each of us with this question and a few more.   How do we find the perfect gift that keeps on giving beyond the holiday season, extending to the entire year and beyond?  And how much is it worth to us and to those … Read more

Students Travel to Little Haiti

(Picture) Students view the statue of Toussaint Louverture in Little Haiti, an incredible historical figure who led Haiti to its independence. The power behind THE SPARK of Le Flambeau program comes from the students in the U.S. and in Haiti partnering up and helping each other. This semester’s program (Fall 2011) included a field trip … Read more