DECEMBER 2016 – ISSUE 12 – MILESTONES!
Richard is an Experienced humanitarian aid worker with degree in criminology/sociology. With Extensive involvement in relief programs, non-profit and fundraising; he has a Keen interest in working with organizations working to defend human rights around the world while advocating on the front lines to alleviate the pain and suffering of children in all corners of the globe.
Fluent in three languages (English, French, Haitian Creole + basic Spanish), His interest in Humanitarian aid/Disaster relief started in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina in the gulf coast where he volunteered in New-Orleans to help the people rebuild their lives in sustainable ways through both short-term and long-term projects. Joined the UNICEF Tap Project, advocating and fundraising to improve access to safe water, provide sanitation facilities in schools and communities and to promote safe hygiene practices combating deadly illnesses
In addition to his Human rights work most specifically in pro-Bono/asylum work, antisemitism and anti-trafficking ; his years of management, customer service and multicultural experience gained through extensive travel around the world as equipped him with the all the tools necessary to organize epic trips to Haiti, cuba and other destinations while also having the chance to give back to these communities. He’s also working on launching a website (www.haitiannomad.com) which will hopefully be seen as a rite of passage for anyone hoping to discover the true Haiti through the eyes of a local.