Category Archives: Team Guepard

Feed a Hungry Child

My friends at Guepard Boxing Club (GBCCS) in Cite Soleil, Haiti feed hundreds of hungry children each week.  The men who manage the club are ordinary men who do their best to improve the lives of the children they work … Continue reading

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Guepard Boxing Club: Helping People Help Themselves

Two weeks ago, we discussed ‘the Education Triangle:’ the student, the parent(s)/guardian(s) and the teacher/school.  We noted that very few parents of the 20 children from Guepard Boxing Club who we send to school in Cité Soleil, Haiti have had … Continue reading

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Education: the Grading Scale

We fund the tuition and other school costs (uniforms, school supplies, etc.) for 20 Guepard Boxing Club (GBCCS) children.  The annual cost per student for the 2017/2018 school year is $250 USD, a bargain by U.S. standards, a near impossible … Continue reading

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The Education Triangle

Having raised four children – five when I include my nephew who we were blessed to have in our household for five years – I have much experience with education… education in the home, education in school, and education outside … Continue reading

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Spiritual Understanding

In a December 2017 interview with Kozo Hattori and Pavithra Mehta from Awakin.org, Dr. Manulani Aluli Meyer said, “A spiritual understanding not practiced under fire is without value.”  This is as profound a statement of spirituality as I have heard.  … Continue reading

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Education: Path to a Better World

Eighteen months ago, Gail Rongen and I embarked on a direct giving program in Haiti.  Direct giving is risky business and it requires trust.  We accept the risk because we trust the young Haitians we work with.  Our choice is … Continue reading

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Righteousness and Justice

Early every morning, I read Franciscan Richard Rohr’s daily meditation. At least half of his meditations are so ethereal and esoteric that I believe one must be a Doctor of Philosophy or Theology to understand them. Half of the remaining … Continue reading

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Gail Visits Guepard Boxing Club

I am pleased to report that Gail Rongen’s recent trip to Haiti – December 8 through December 15 – was a safe and productive one. Gail – Chairman of the Board and Founding member of the Nicole Megaloudis Foundation (NMF) … Continue reading

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The Streets Belong to the People

Despite the billions of dollars poured into Haiti by well-intentioned NGO’s, Haiti’s capital city, Port-au-Prince is the largest city in the world without a sewage system. You can include Cité Soleil, home to the Guepard Boxing Club in that unenviable … Continue reading

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Children Giving Thanks

If you live in the United States, you may have celebrated Thanksgiving last Thursday. While you celebrate thanksgiving one day every year, the kids at the Guepard Boxing Club in Cité Soleil, Haiti (GBCCS) celebrate giving thanks every day of … Continue reading

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