The Children's Initiative


21st of December 2017

Honduras Trip Report – November 2017

This trip had many purposes, among which were to: Witness the the first 12th grade graduation from ICSM and the fourth 9th grade graduation Attend the provincial wide SAT graduation in Yoro, in which we were participants Gauge the success of our new food delivery service to the poorest students Monitor the direct giving project […]

7th of December 2017

Haiti Trip Report – November 2017

Havard and Jeremy’s most recent trip to Phaeton is best characterized as one of affirmation: The commitment of the community to our Noah’s Ark school is growing. Our teachers are doing a good job. The 82 children now attending Noah’s Ark are getting healthier and thriving at school. Pictures of kids today compared to those […]

2nd of October 2017

Vietnam Report – Fall 2017

TCI has been working in Catdang, Vietnam since 1991, in one iteration or another. We started out by running electricity to a cluster of very poor villages, building water tanks, providing water filters and piping clean water, and a host of other community improvements. Since we officially became TCI twelve years ago we have worked […]

25th of September 2017

Honduras Trip Report – September 2017

It’s hard to fathom the change that has taken place over the past six years in El Rosario – not only in the school we built, but in the community it serves. At present we have 110 students, 18 of whom will graduate from our first class this November. The teaching is generally excellent; we’re […]

7th of May 2017


In April, Havard and Jeremy traveled to Phaeton, Haiti to visit our school, review our progress, and set the direction for the next several months and beyond. We were met by Elmond and stayed, as ususal, with Rosie and Fred in the village. We met with teachers and administrators, all the Noah’s Ark students and […]

26th of October 2016

Haiti Trip Report – October 2016

My recent visit to Phaeton was very productive, with Hurricane Matthew only arriving after all our work was done. I travelled with Alan Jerffery and Michael Ippoliti, both engineers from Bethlehem, Pennsylvania. Alan, who is spearheading the Medical Mission scheduled for the week of November 12th, was there to plan for the Mission, and Mike […]


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