Alessandra Benjamin Face Mask Project

The shortage of medical protective face masks has not helped with slowing the COVID-19 pandemic. To combat forseen shortages in Dominica, designer Alessandra Benjamin, offers a template for constructing suitable face masks and sees the negative economic fallout from the novel coronavirius is an opportunity to rebuild. Benjamin, a member of Rebuild Dominica Inc, provided the following images and quote to be shared with the … Continue reading Alessandra Benjamin Face Mask Project

COVID-19: Dr. Sam’s Call to Action!

Dr. Sam — Medical Director for Rebuild Dominica, Inc. — addresses all Dominicans via the new Dominica Virus Defence (DVD) Facebook Group. Please watch and share the video below. We encourage everyone near and far to stay safe and exercise maximum hygiene and social distancing techniques learned as we battle this pandemic. Learn more about the current state and get frequent updates via the following … Continue reading COVID-19: Dr. Sam’s Call to Action!

Bellevue Chopin Primary Donation

Bellevue Chopin Primary School’s principal, Paula Laupen, wrote the following thanking Rebuild Dominica, Inc. for contributions made to her school: “On behalf of the Bellevue Chopin Primary School, I wish to express … sincere gratitude for Rebuild Dominica’s donation of school supplies. Your gift has already made a huge difference to the quality of teaching and learning at our school since we have put everything … Continue reading Bellevue Chopin Primary Donation

University of Maryland at Eastern Shore: Food Preservation Program

The food preservation program was held at the Dominica Grammar School in May 2016 by food scientists from the University of Maryland at Eastern Shore; Dr. Patel and Dr. Nando. The Dominica Grammar School (DGS) is a public co-education secondary school in Roseau, Dominica, which was established in 1893. It is one of the oldest educational institutions on the island and no longer functions as … Continue reading University of Maryland at Eastern Shore: Food Preservation Program

Please Support a Taste Of Dominica!

On June 11, 2016, “Taste of Dominica” will provide an atmosphere of togetherness where attendees can mix and mingle while supporting a great cause! This event is a fundraiser hosted by Rainbow Family Christian Center to encourage continued disaster relief for The Commonwealth of Dominica. Proceeds will benefit Dominica’s school-aged children. Admission is $20 and the event will be held from 3:00 PM to 7:00 … Continue reading Please Support a Taste Of Dominica!

Interview Feature: The Weekend in Solidarity With Dominica (Part I)

During The Weekend in Solidarity With Dominica, which was a successful weekend lineup presented by Rebuild Dominica Inc in November 2015, the guest of honor was Gordon Henderson: a Dominican-born and award-winning musician based in Paris (France). Henderson performs and is known worldwide as the Godfather of Cadense-Lypso music. Gordon Henderson arrived in Washington DC for the weekend series that included the Caribbean American Heritage … Continue reading Interview Feature: The Weekend in Solidarity With Dominica (Part I)

National Carnival Queen Fundraiser

REBUILD DOMINICA LAUNCHES FUNDRAISER IN RESPONSE TO SPONSORSHIP REQUEST FROM A CONTESTANT FOR THE NATIONAL CARNIVAL QUEEN SHOW. Photo Credit: Dominica News Online The 2016 National Carnival Queen Show contestants have yet to gain sponsorship based on a recent report by Dominica News Online on Thursday, January 14th, 2016. In response to a request by one of this year’s Carnival Queen contestants, Rebuild Dominica has announced its … Continue reading National Carnival Queen Fundraiser

Film Producer Koby Maxwell Joins Rebuild Dominica

During the 2016 Planning Meeting on January 16th, Rebuild Dominica gained a new board member. Film producer, Koby Maxwell, who originates from Ghana, attended the meeting, which was hosted at the headquarters of Omni Systems in Arlington, Virginia. Koby Maxwell comes on board as the nonprofit gears up for a partnership with a global event that will be announced this Spring. Mr. Maxwell will serve … Continue reading Film Producer Koby Maxwell Joins Rebuild Dominica

“The Weekend In Solidarity With Dominica” – (Image Gallery)

The Weekend In Solidarity With Dominica was a great success! Attendees during the “Dominica Benefit Showcase” included friends of Dominica, members of Dominica’s diaspora, and dignitaries. The venue was sponsored by Irie Grille Caribbean Restaurant. Performers included The Image Band, Desmond “Desii” Hyson (Reggae singer and Grammy Nominee), Joseph “Ras Iwa” Lambert, Brian “Rocket” Rocket, Levi “Super L” Loblack, Jerome Austrie, Garner Fingal, Challenger and the Core Band, Sammy Garraway, and Tronada. The showcase … Continue reading “The Weekend In Solidarity With Dominica” – (Image Gallery)

Gordon Henderson Receives Trailblazer Award in Washington DC

by Tarnia Green Dominican music pioneer, Gordon Henderson was among (8)eight outstanding Caribbean nationals who were honored at the 22nd Annual Caribbean American Heritage Awards (CARAH) on Friday, Nov. 20 in the Grand Ballroom of the Hyatt Regency on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. Gordon Henderson, who is based in Paris, the first Creole Musician to sign a major French label, and known as the … Continue reading Gordon Henderson Receives Trailblazer Award in Washington DC

Lisda Sawney Lends A Hand During Oliver Samuel’s Divorce Papers

(Washington – DC) Yesterday, Sunday, September 20th 2015, Rebuild Dominica held a successful fundraiser at Howard University during “Divorce Papers,” a comedic play starring Jamaican sensation; Oliver Samuels. As disaster relief efforts continue, supporters of Dominica provide additional platforms for fundraisers that benefit the people of The Commonwealth of Dominica. Rebuild Dominica, Inc. extends a special “Thank You” to Lisda Sawney, who offered to sponsor … Continue reading Lisda Sawney Lends A Hand During Oliver Samuel’s Divorce Papers

Caribbean Cargo DC Hosts A Successful Fundraiser

(Lanham, MD) A supporter and sponsor of Rebuild Dominica, Inc., Caribbean Cargo DC (CCDC) was the fitting host of a fundraiser on Saturday, September 19th 2015. The event was held at CCDC headquarters in the Washington, DC metro area. This disaster relief drive was initiated by CCDC Marketing Representative, Barbara Eloi, and assisted by a team of community leaders. Prior to her tenure at CCDC, Eloi … Continue reading Caribbean Cargo DC Hosts A Successful Fundraiser

Donation Drive at Caribbean Cargo DC on September 19th!

  Rebuild Dominica has partnered with Caribbean Cargo DC. We invite you to join our relief efforts during this donation drive event. Please drop off donated items and contributions toward shipping this Saturday (September 19th, 2015) from 10 AM to 4 PM at Caribbean Cargo DC – 9700 Martin Luther King Jr Hwy, Lanham, MD 20706. For supporters unable to drop off during this relief drive, please consider … Continue reading Donation Drive at Caribbean Cargo DC on September 19th!

Ablazin Radio Highlights Disaster Relief Efforts

Behind-the-scene photos of Rebuild Dominica spokesperson, Chardelle Moore, who was on-air live as a special guest on the MADD Saturdays Show at Ablazin ‪Radio on September 12th, 2015! Our Media Team welcomes opportunities to share information on the disaster relief efforts in Dominica. Please contact us to discuss ways that you can help Rebuild Dominica. Many thanks to our supporters for helping to build awareness in … Continue reading Ablazin Radio Highlights Disaster Relief Efforts

FoxNews: Carifesta Helps Rebuild Dominica

Fox News/Fox45 (Baltimore, MD) provided a live feature of the Rebuild Dominica, Inc. partnership with CARIFESTA to aid with collection of disaster relief items for The Commonwealth of Dominica. Flooding brought on by Tropical Storm Erika on August 27th, 2015 has set Dominica’s development process back about 20 years; according to Prime Minister Roosevelt Skerrit. Much help is needed as over 100 villagers are now … Continue reading FoxNews: Carifesta Helps Rebuild Dominica

CARIFESTA Partners With Rebuild Dominica

(Washington, DC ) — On Labor Day, in the wake of Tropical Storm Erika, Dominicans, and supporters of The Commonwealth of Dominica, came together during CARIFESTA. The Washington DC Mayor’s Caribbean Commission, led by Barbadian born Margaret Forde, and CARIFESTA, led by Trinidad & Tobago born Arthur Griffith, both announced their support of Dominica. During this urgent time of need, they agreed to lead a … Continue reading CARIFESTA Partners With Rebuild Dominica

Seeds of Hope: Reforestation, Bamboo Cultivation & Land Slide Control

Dominica is mountainous, seismically active and subject to frequent torrential rains. As a result, we have suffered from many landslides over the years. In Hurricane Dean of 2007, we lost a mother and son at Campbell. In 1976, the huge Bagatelle Land Slide left 8 dead and many more wounded. In 1997, a huge land slide in the heights of the Layou Valley blocked the … Continue reading Seeds of Hope: Reforestation, Bamboo Cultivation & Land Slide Control

CARIFESTA: Donation Drive Event on September 7th 2015

  Join us during our first donation drive event as we partner with Carifesta.com this Labor Day (September 7th 2015) at the Ronald Reagan Plaza in Washington, DC! We will be collecting non-perishable items for shipment to Dominica thanks to Caribbean Cargo DC: 1300 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington, DC 20004 Continue reading CARIFESTA: Donation Drive Event on September 7th 2015