Our board members are dedicating their lives to serve the people of Haiti and this organization.
Jean Kedler Abelard
Founder & Executive Director
Kedler is the founder and executive director. He lives in the United States and undertakes many trips to Haiti. Kedler is the owner of an IT consulting company "KEFAPSystems". He is a computer engineer with more than 12 years of experience in the field. Besides, Kedler is a great father to his son and that is why he cares for the children in Haiti. Kedler grew up learning the importance of having a positive impact on people's lives, he experienced it himself. His story is very fascinating from going to school in Haiti and moving to the United States to attend college. Since then, he has made many trips to Haiti. His dream has never changed, that of wanting to influence his country of origin and the world. "I believe in the potential that every individual has, and the only thing that stops them is the opportunity to reach their goal," Kedler said.
Dieusibon is our Haiti-side director, he is the one who oversees the operation of our school. He is a very trustworthy man and is also a pastor in a local church where our school is currently located in Terre-Gaman (commune of Croix-des-Bouquets) 1-hour drive from the Toussaint Louverture International Airport Port-au-Prince. Dieusibon is an experienced educator, he has been working in the system for over twenty years and has risen through the ranks as a teacher at the primary, secondary, and university levels; as a principal, and now as a superintendent.
Nahama leads our community development program. He is one of YesImpact's representatives in Haiti. Nahama is an active citizen of his community who always advocates for the most vulnerable people in society. As such, he always undertakes programs to help the people around him. Nahama studied computer science at university and has taken advanced training in the medical field. To date, he is the administrator of an ophthalmologic hospital in Haiti.
Associate member and representative of YesImpact in Canada. He has more than ten years of experience in the humanitarian and NGO sector in Haiti. More specifically, he has worked in the community development and education sectors as a project coordinator, teacher, and trainer. Also, he is a member of a local organization in the Artibonite Department where he was the coordinator twice, 2004-2006, and 2010-2012. Beaudevert has a Bachelor's degree in Sociology and a Specialized Graduate Diploma in Social Administration from the University of Montreal. Passionate about the philanthropy sector, today he continues to work in the Montreal community network.
Public Relations Coordinator
Dr. Pierre leads our health program. He studied in the Dominican Republic, after his medical studies, he decided to return to Haiti to serve his country. "I have always wanted to be the voice of the voiceless, someone who wants to help his community. Being a member of YesImpact will allow me to be useful to my country and achieve my lifelong goal of helping those most in need," said Dr. Pierre.
Public Relations Coordinator
Bytchello Prévil lives in Canada, he is an author, educator, entrepreneur, certified trainer, and supervisor of children's services. After starting his career in humanitarian work in 2004, notably as a child rights coordinator for an international NGO (in Haiti), he has been acting positively for the educational world since 2008 (in Canada), and this with passion. He sees himself as a missionary, promoting ABC values (Love - Benevolence - Trust) and philanthropy (benevolence doubled with charity). According to him, opening one's heart to those in need is not a goal to reach, but an everyday duty! And fulfilling this duty means laying the foundations for a better, more peaceful, more inclusive, more just, and poverty-free future.