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Jul2018
It is not headline news in the United States that Haiti is in the midst of domestic unrest, but it is all too familiar news for Haitians. Recently, the Haitian government proposed to enforce a 50% fuel price hike. Such an increase would make travel too costly and impossible for ... Read More
July 12, 2018Beth Parkhurst

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Jun2018
Two rural clinic events are supported by our organization each year-in February and in September. Each clinic customizes it's medical focus, based on the current needs of the community at that time. Patients are identified and pre-registered by community field workers (called ajan sante) in advance ... Read More
June 21, 2018Beth Parkhurst

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Jun2018
Designate Konbit Lasante pou Limonad as your charity of choice when you shop as a regular customer on Amazon. By doing so, Amazon will donate 0.5% of the price of eligible purchases to Konbit! No fees and no cost to you.
June 13, 2018Beth Parkhurst

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Feb2018

Follow us to Haiti!

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Board members Sarah Grey, Carol Lyvers and Shannon Horak along with Dr. Katie McAleese, RN Sarah Casey Thompson, and Barbara Geibel Salee and Chris D Rhodes-Schwartz, partners from St. Bartholomew Friends of Haiti will be traveling to Limonade, Haiti on February 5th. "Like" our Facebook page for updates, photos, and ... Read More
February 3, 2018Beth Parkhurst

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Oct2017
This summer, Konbit was informed of a special honor given by our partner Children's Place International. An excerpt from a letter from John Sweeney, Deputy Executive Director of Children's Place International, conveying the good new reads: "Each year, Children’s Place International presents Hero Awards to individuals and organizations who have made ... Read More
October 2, 2017Beth Parkhurst

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Oct2017
Pictured below is one of 100 Haitian Nativity sets that we are selling for $40 each to help fund our initiative in Haiti.  Email Beth Parkhurst, Konbit Board member, at bethparkhurst@sbcglobal.net to make arrangements to purchase your Haitian Nativity set.  
October 2, 2017Beth Parkhurst

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Feb2017
The ajan santé we support in Limonad see hundreds of people each month, and endeavor to educate these people on ways to improve their health.  We have asked the ajan santé to share with us some of their stories which illuminate the need for their work to continue. Jean tells the ... Read More
February 9, 2017Beth Parkhurst

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Feb2017
This year Konbit Lasante pou Limonad has been celebrating our ten year anniversary, and I can’t let it pass without reflecting on what makes Konbit such a strong and enduring organization. We have accomplished this by building on four essential pillars. The first pillar is the vision on which Konbit was ... Read More
February 9, 2017Beth Parkhurst

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Sep2016
Konbit launched its first post to the crowdfunding site Generosity.com in later May.  A video described a need in the rural areas for community health workers (ajan sante) to be equipt with basic health kits to address preventable diseases in the area.  Funding from the local State Clinic is not ... Read More
September 14, 2016Beth Parkhurst

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Jun2016
Once each year Konbit Board visits The Children’s Place Association (CPA), the umbrella nonprofit to Children’s Place International (CPI) in Chicago.  On June 6, Sarah Grey, Joe Shaffran, James Vogel and Tina Vujovich,  members of the Konbit board, toured two client facilities of CPA and received an update on Children’s ... Read More
June 17, 2016Beth Parkhurst