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Theme: Avni nou, jan pa nou

This event occurred on
November 20, 2011

Bringing the youth of Haiti and Japan together through an open and engaging experience to motivate youth to feel empowered about their present and their future in their own countries.

Notre futur, à notre façon / Avni nou, jan pa nou / Our future, our own way

Actual Venue is:
Rue Vaillant # 30 coté droit, Lalue.

Actual time os:
2pm - 6pm

Contacts for details:
- Emeline Desert 509-3604.6998 509-3484.2114
- Danel Georges 509-3401.1478 509-3727.5574

Ecole Supériore d'Infotronique d'Haïti (ESIH)
29, deuxième ruelle Nazon
Event type:
Youth (What is this?)
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Leonel St. Jean

Lionel St Jean and Jeff Emmanuel Fleuridort (Haiti), Young Haitian video producers, students of One Race Global Film Foundation present their "Hope for Haiti, TV series" project, a long-term documentary project for broadcast as a television series on national and international channels. It consists of a continuous monitoring of the developments in Haiti, especially in the context of its reconstruction.

Ryuta Aoki

Ryuta is a young Japanese living in Tokyo, community promoter, organizer and team member of TEDxTokyo yz and TEDxKids@Tokyo. Ryuta will present the TEDxKids@Tokyo experience: Exploring collaboration opportunities with the TEDxKids@Tokyo and TEDxTokyo yz community. and And he will also share with us a video about his latest initiative, Volocitee: Community Incubation Experience in Tokyo. Our goal is to inspire a discussion of if the Volocitee model applies or if a similar initiative could be organized in Port-au-Prince.

Soley Leve and Cyborg Dance

Street dance and modern music performance group of young dancers from Cité Soleil. They are back, by popular demand, after their thrilling and awe-inspiring at TEDxPortauPrince last September. But this time, they will also share their experience and speak with young participants about following your dreams, passion, perseverance and the satisfaction of doing so.

Anne Kjær Riechert

A Rotary Peace Fellow from Denmark, currently studying in Tokyo and preparing projects with orphans in Tohoku, Anne will share the goals and results of the We Have a Dream project she founded and their activities with children around the world. We Have a Dream: Global dream visualization, drawing and realization initiative. This video will be followed by a session of participating youngsters drawing their dreams. These drawings will be later displayed at a future exhibit in Port-au-Prince and will be brought to Japan for a joint exhibit with dreams from other places around the world.

Eden Quayle

Son of Japanese and British parents, living in Japan, working with kids at a school in Fukuoka, where he teaches. Eden brings us a Message from the Children of Japan: Message from school children of Japan to the teenagers of Haiti. Messages and a song. After screening their message, the Haitian youngsters will prepare their own message, song and video to be sent back to the kids in Japan. Eden will also present Micro Power - Micro Business: Who wants their phone charged and a delicious meal at the same time? Eden has already shipped a demonstration device able to charge mobile phones and generate electricity from boiling water. We will demo the device after the video and discuss how it could benefit the people in Haiti through a sustainable social business model.

Organizing team

Miranda Levy

Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic


Managua, Nicaragua
  • Emeline Desert
    Local Host
  • Danel Georges
    Local Volunteer Coordinator