It's Giving Tuesday and beyond!  R2H has been helping in Haiti since 2010, when the devastating earthquake hit.  We are now beginning to take bigger steps to further sustainability in the village of Belle Anse, Haiti. Co-Founders Pierre and Cynthia Balthazar live in Lansing, MI and travel to Haiti several times a year.  Their work

Medical Assessment Team And Rocket Stove Man

Our January 2018 Rocket Stove and Medical Assessment Group: Pierre & Cindy Balthazar - board members, co-organizers of R2H Dr. Virginia (Ginny) Nelson M.D., from Ann Arbor, MI Alina Cushing - Nurse, from Fairbanks, Alaska Margaret (Maggie) Bassett - Professor of Nursing, from Christiansburg, VA, Jack Slaggert - Rocket Stove Genius, from Bear Lake, MI 

French & French Creole Books For Library

French Books Needed For Library and Classroom Goal - 2017 Cost - $1,000 We are looking for French and French Creole books for our preschool and library. What kind of books? Children’s books, adolescent novels, biographies, history, agricultural, texts and how to books.

April 2017 Brings Awareness and Fundraisers

Two events highlighted the month of April for Return2Haiti...on April 8, Pierre, Cindy and Janice attended the University of Michigan-sponsored event “Pandemic! Contagious Crises from AIDS to Zika” that featured Dr. Paul Farmer, founder of Partners in Health and a hospital in the Central Plateau of Haiti. After his talk, we were able to meet

Sponsors needed for Local Graduate Starting Language Learning Lab

Sponsor local Belle Anse entrepreneur, Alexander Souffrant. Alexander is ready to start-up a Language Learning Lab and has asked us for help to get things going. Goal – 2017-2019 Cost - $1,000 - $2,000 startup This 26-year old young man was the president of his senior class at a small local high school, in Belle

Our March Trip – Preschool Repairs, Butterflies and Skyping

MARCH 2017...our team of 9 traveled over the course of 2 days to Port-au-Prince, the first 7 members arriving on a Friday and touring the city before collecting the last 2 of our team from the airport on Saturday afternoon and beginning the journey by mini-bus to Marigot. Six out of the group were seeing

“Foyer des Petits” – “Home of the Little Ones” (Return2Haiti’s Early Education Program)

When I was a child growing up in Bellanse, there was not an early childhood education program at close proximity. The nearest kindergarten was located in the town of Jacmel, a 24-hour journey by row boat. During the hurricane season, it was a 2 to 3-day trip, walking a trail through the mountains, until reaching