AUBURN – Rotarian David Griffiths recently visited Espwa Haiti, a school and orphanage in Les Cayes, Haiti, that Auburn-Lewiston Rotary Breakfast Club supports as part of its international mission.

Espwa Haiti, which means Hope in Haiti in Creole, was started in 1998 by the Rev. Marc Boisvert of Lewiston. It provides food, shelter, education, a safe harbor – and hope – to nearly 300 children.

Espwa Haiti was identified as the club’s international project after members met with Boisvert and heard from others in the community who have visited the site. Griffiths joined a group of Rotarians from North Carolina, who are also sponsoring Boisvert’s work, for a visit last month.

The money for the club’s work in Haiti comes from its fund-raising activities: Trip-of-the-Month raffle, its annual golf tournament in June and the Great Duck Race in August.

For more information about the club or its work in the community, people should contact President Sherwood Moody at 786-5700.


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