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Check out the media section for new links to Michel Degraff’s latest articles that recognize Matènwa’s crucial role in this movement for Creole based learning.

Articles and News

The Power of Creole

Should Creole replace French in Haiti’s schools?

Loomis Chaffee High School – Reunion Profile:  Christine Low

Learning on LagonavVassar, the Alumnae/i Quarterly Winter 2005

New library brings internet to Haitian communityRotary International

Matenwa Library a Testament to the Power of the RotaryRotary International

Heart for Haiti raises $10,000 for Matènwa and Friends of Matenwa Soiree joins Haiti Supporters Rotary International

Artist Speaks at Bryant College about Educational Partnership in Haiti Ellen Lebow, MCLC artist in residence, lectures at Bryant College

Woman sends a message through Haitian plays Nancy Casey speaks at the University of Idaho

The Mangrove Fund supports The Zanmite Artists’ Center, the Women Artists of Matènwa.

Two Haitian Teachers Visit Moscow Idaho Abner Sauveur, co-director of MCLC and Afelene Rosemond, MCLC teacher

Well Rounded Children by Jane Regan, Latin American Press

Blogs, Essays and Testimonials

Apprenticeship in Alternative Education – essays by Steve Werlin

Mariam Higgins’s Haitian Hiatus blog and her son Max’s Haitian Hiatus blog


Meanwhile in Matènwa …


Life on Lagonav – a short slide presentation (2004)

Circles of Change filmed on site and featuring MCLC staff

A Vision of Education and Hope The mission and vision of the co-directors of the Matènwa Community Learning Center

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