Haiti Hosts "Peace Road" 2016

July 20, 2016

Cap-Haitian, Haiti—UPF-Haiti co-hosted the Peace Road 2016 and a two-day seminar in July.

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Haiti Organizes Special Assembly of Ambassadors for Peace

December 13, 2015

Port-au-Prince, Haiti—Fifty-two people attended a special assembly of Ambassadors for Peace, organized by UPF-Haiti, on December 13.

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Central America-Caribbean Celebrates International Day of Peace

September 23, 2015

Guadalupe, Costa Rica—UPF celebrated the International Day of Peace with events in four countries in Central America and the Caribbean: Costa Rica, the Dominican Republic, Haiti, and Jamaica.

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UPF-Haiti Activities During 2012

December 31, 2012

Port-au-Prince, Haiti - During 2012, UPF-Haiti educated and appointed Ambassadors for Peace. To help fight malnutrition and deforestation, a moringa tree was planted in Miragoane and people were educated in its care. Also, a Pure Love Festival was held.

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Women Offer Health Care and Education in Haiti

June 5, 2011

Cap-Haitian, Haiti - A dozen nurses and students from the US spent a week in northern Haiti offering health education and care to people in impoverished sections of Cap-Haitian from May 28 to June 4.

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Religious Youth Service Supports Summer Camp for Displaced Haitian Children

August 29, 2010

Cache Cache Douge, Haiti - Expressing a vision emerging from the rubble of the January 12, 2010 earthquake in Haiti, several NGOs, including Religious Youth Service, offered a joy-filled, educationally creative, character building memorable week to Haitian girls in an encampment near Port-au-Prince Aug. 19-29.

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Women Help Relocated People in Northern Haiti

June 30, 2010

Cap-Hatian, Haiti - This year's Haiti Summer Service Project took place from June 21 to 30. Once again a team traveled from the US to Cap-Haitian and worked with Mayor Fritz Joseph holding medical clinics and teaching disaster prevention and response.

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Women Organize a Summer of Hope for Haiti's Children

April 3, 2010

Port-au-Prince, Haiti - Volunteers, supplies, and funds are needed for a summer camp that will offer sports, arts, music, dance, field trips, life skills, and personal growth and team-building activities for 200 Haitian youth Aug. 15-29, 2010.

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Delivering Medical Care to Cap-Haitien

March 30, 2010

Cap-Haitien, Haiti - Since the January 12 earthquake, International Relief Friendship Foundation representatives have made three trips to the country providing relief work. In addition, $9,000 has been spent by IRFF on domestic and overseas shipping costs, to deliver donated food and medical supplies to the north coast of Haiti.

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Honoring UN Personnel Who Died in the Haiti Earthquake

March 20, 2010

New York, USA - The Universal Peace Federation hosted a ‘Legacy of Peace’ program at the United Nations March 18 to honor the lives of Hédi Annabi, the UN Chief of Mission recently killed with 100 other UN personnel in the Haiti earthquake, and seven other prominent individuals associated with UPF who recently passed away and whose lives were dedicated to peace.

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Women Offer Trauma Care and Education to Haitians

March 14, 2010

Cap-Haitien, Haiti - The Spring Break Service Project March 7-14 gave another opportunity for Women's Federation for World Peace and the International Relief Friendship Foundation and Service for Peace to work together to help people on the north coast of Haiti. On the foundation of previous trips to Haiti, Mrs. Betsy Jones, a psychiatric nurse who teaches trauma seminars in Albany, New York, joined the project.

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Eau pour la vie à Haïti

February 28, 2010

La Fédération Universelle pour la Paix invite tous les Ambassadeurs pour la Paix à soutenir les efforts d'aide à Haiti après le tragic tremblement de terre du 12 Janvier qui a ravagé la capitale Port-au-Prince et fait des dizaines de milliers de morts.

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In the News: World Food Program Reports on Haiti Assistance

February 18, 2010

In response to donations from UPF Ambassadors for Peace around the world, Karen Sandelback, President and CEO of the Friends of the World Food Program, sent the following letter on February 18. The World Food Program is a UN agency that has been delivering humanitarian assistance in Haiti after the January 12 earthquake.

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Water, Food, and Medical Supplies for Haiti

January 21, 2010

The Universal Peace Federation invites all Ambassadors for Peace to help in relief efforts in Haiti following the January 12 earthquake that devastated the capital, Port-au-Prince, and left tens of thousands dead.

100% of all donations are used to provide food, water and medicine for survivors. UPF is working with other relief partners in an effort to maximize the benefit to the people of Haiti. Your help is needed urgently.

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The One Who Has Hope Lives Differently

January 19, 2010

Port-au-Prince, Haiti - My six days post-earthquake in Haiti were a deeply humbling experience. Between helping at The Haitian Academy, the Burn Clinic, and Hopital de la Paix - being a witness to the suffering and catastrophe that unfolded before me... and realizing the dire need of international support to rebuild a nation, I came to value the notion that we can only save the world if we can save each other.

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Building a Culture of Heart, Peace and Service in Haiti

June 15, 2009

Our service project in Les Cayes, Haiti June 15-29 focused on building a culture of heart and service. We focused our energies on developing relationships between Haitian students and American students for the purpose of learning each other's cultures, traditions, and lifestyles. This journey that was foreign to all of us was embarked upon by 30 people from both countries. The vision for the service project was to promote one family under God.

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Appeal to Help Haitians after Hurricane Gustav

September 23, 2008

IRFF is partnering with Women’s Federation for World Peace in Florida and Christian Disaster Response to collect basic health kits to be shipped, together with dry goods already on hand, to Haiti. IRFF staff in Haiti will distribute the relief items to those most in need.

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Women Support Haitian Schools and Clinics

June 30, 2008

My passion is to provide opportunities for American youth, especially Haitian-Americans, to work together with young people in Haiti to develop their homeland and promote a culture of living for the sake of others. Fourteen people, including students from the University of South Florida in Tampa, left Florida on June 15 to spend two weeks in Haiti making connections with youth and adults and looking for ways to serve. It was a joint project of the International Relief Friendship Foundation and the Women’s Federation for World Peace-USA.

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Leading Ambassadors for Peace Appointed in Haiti

November 24, 2007

Port-au-Prince, Haiti - Leading Ambassadors for Peace in Haiti include former presidents Mrs. Ertha Pascal Trouillot, Carmelien Joseph Nerette, and Alexandre Boniface.

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RYS-Haiti works with Friendship Americas Project

January 15, 1996

Port-au-Prince, Haiti— The RYS in an effort to work to create a wider network of cooperating organization is working with Friendship America Projects. Participants roofed a school building, helped make a foundation for a clinic and landscaped the terrain at the Haitian Academy.

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