Rebuild Dominica ready and willing to provide more aid to Dominicans “Dominicans in the diaspora are continuing to show their commitment to the development of our Nature Isle through various avenues.” – CBN4 News (Dominica) Read More on CBN4 News Official Website! Continue reading CBN4 News Feature on Rebuild Dominica, Inc.
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
On August 27, 2015, the island of Dominica was terrorized by Tropical Storm Erika. Over 100 lives were lost, villagers lost their homes, and roadways were destroyed. The Commonwealth of Dominica was set back decades of progress. Today, a year later, Dominca’s courage shines brighter than ever! Citizens on-island and Dominicans in the Diaspora band together with supporters to forge on. Reconstruction is well under way! Continue reading Remembering the Victims of Tropical Storm Erika
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)
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
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 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)
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
Former Ambassador to the United Nations – Crispin Gregoire, featured on the October 19th 2015 interview on BronxNet TV Network (Lehman College, City University of New York) about the work of Rebuild Dominica. http://www.bronxnet.org/tv/viewvideo/6275/open–featured-interviews/rebuild-dominica Continue reading October 19th interview on BronxNet TV Network about the work of Rebuild Dominica
REBUILD DOMINICA: ON A CAMPAIGN TO ASSIST CADET CORPS WITH UNIFORMS AND RELIEF/RECOVERY GEAR by Tarnia Green “Rebuild Dominica Inc,” a non- profit relief organization based in Washington DC, helping to rebuild Dominica after the devastation caused by Tropical Storm Erika, has embarked on a fund raising campaign to get much needed funds towards the purchase of new uniforms and gear for the Cadet Corps … Continue reading Rebuild Dominica On A Campaign To Assist Dominica’s Cadet Corps
(Washington – DC) Formed at Evangel Assembly Church in Maryland, on August 29, 2015, and to provide relief and recovery to The Commonwealth of Dominica and its stricken people, Rebuild Dominica, Inc. was formed. Through the generosity of Pastor St. Clair Mitchell, and just 2 days after more than 20 Dominicans lost their lives and over 100 more lost their homes, the founding meeting of this … Continue reading Cadet Strong: A Video Feature of Young Heroes of Dominica
Caribbean Professional Network (CPN) provided a spotlight on The Commonwealth of Dominica this past Sunday (September 27, 2015) during “Zouk in The Park.” The fundraising event was held at Mount Rainier Nature/Recreation Center in Prince George’s County, MD. The Honorable Ambassador Hubert Charles of Dominica addressed the crowd and provided an update regarding disaster relief underway; post-Tropical Storm Erika. Also in attendance was Chairman, Gabriel … Continue reading Zouk In The Park: Spotlight on Dominica!
(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
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!
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
A supporter of Dominica’s rebuild efforts called us one day and said: What can I do? I do not know what to do. Will I have the time? My response was that we are all volunteers and that everyone is busy. However, where one chooses to form a committee to work on an area in which they have an interest, or skill, it would be … Continue reading What Can a Volunteer Do to 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
Today a first step was taken in our effort to rebuild Dominica. A meeting was held with considerable attendance to found a new relief organisation to coordinate the energy of the Diaspora in the Washington, D.C. area. Gabriel Christian, an attorney who has long been resident in Maryland and is a prominent member of the Diaspora, was elected Chair of the new organisation, entitled Rebuild Dominica. Mr … Continue reading Getting Started