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Contributors from Haiti

Port-au-Price

Onel Dossou

Is studying Agronomy at UPH_University Polyvante D,Haiti, He is a coordinator for Growth for Children. Onel is 27 years old, he plans are to have a better Haiti through reforestation , and  educate people specifically children… He would like to cultivate  good relationships with different people from all over the world.

Leogane

Lamarre Presuma

Has a degree in Diplomacy and International Relations from the National Academy Diplomatic and Consular. He is currently studying law at the State University of Haiti. Currently Lamarre is the president of Resilience Haiti, a national organization based in Leogane. Lamarre’s hope for Haiti is to see a new Haiti and he is committed to to working and collaborating for the new Haiti.

 

Gonaïves

Robinson Michelot

Robinson is the director Of www.thhesg.com. Through his school he teaches English, computing, and music. He is 26 years old. Some of his plans are to continue to make a difference in Haiti through teaching children in general everybody in my community.

 

Contributors from the United States

On December 31, 2013 six individuals from St. Bonaventure University traveled to Haiti on an eleven day mission trip with JustResponds. The following contributors were members who went on this trip. Our hope is that this, along with other activities will revitalize Haiti and contribute to the turn around we saw while in the country.

Greg Faughnan

Is a senior at St. Bonaventure University studying chemistry  with a minor in medical ethics. Next year he will be attending medical school at the State University of New York: Upstate Medical in Syracuse, NY. He is a student leader in BonaResponds.
Reed McElfresh
Reed is a graduate student at  St. Bonaventure University working towards his Masters in Business Administration. He received his bachelors degree in Biology from St. Bonaventure. Reed is currently applying to medical school. Reed is the current graduate assistant for BonaResponds. 
Jim Mahar, Ph.D.
Dr. Jim Mahar is an Associate Professor of Finance at St. Bonaventure University. In 2008, Jim founded BonaResponds, an organization dedicated to helping people. Jim is the co-president of HaitiScholarships, an organization that provides scholarships to students in Haiti.