On Saturday, February 21, 2015 Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi and a congressional delegation visited Zanmi Beni. According to the Pelosi Statement on Congressional Delegation’s Visit to Haiti, the delegation “… learned of the great work the Zamni Beni Foundation is doing to provide a home and care for children who were displaced after the devastating 2010 earthquake.”
Members of the delegation included:
Rep Nancy Pelosi (D-CA), Democratic Leader
Rep Eliot Engel (D-NY), Foreign Affairs (Ranking Member)/Energy & Commerce Committees
Abandoned disabled Haitian children baptized into the Christian family
A celebration of Baptism for the 64 children of Zanmi Beni was held on December 21, 2014. The beautiful ceremony was held on the grounds of Zanmi Beni – “A Place to Call Home” and witnessed by over 150 friends and guests. Music and singing was lead by the children, all dressed in white baptismal dresses or suits. Friars from the Southern Dominican Province presided over the ceremony. After the ceremony, Dr. Paul Farmer spoke about how the 2010 Earthquake brought a “web” of organizat...
Over 100 people gathered at Calamari Restaurant in Coconut Grove on September 25, 2014 to support Zanmi Beni. This year's annual dinner was hosted by Carolyn Borlenghi Harris and Malena Giro. Funds raised at this festive dinner provided for back packs, books, school supplies and school uniforms for the children of Zanmi Beni. Grateful thanks to all who participated!
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In July, a group of high school and college students from Miami, New York and Louisville traveled to Haiti to hold the third annual ZB Summer Camp.