Major Francis Richards’ SNEEZE SHIELD Now at Perky Pizza in Dominica!

The “SNEEZE SHIELD” is an anti COVID-19 perspex shield devised for Perky Pizza. It was recently created and deployed on-island by Rebuild Dominica Director — former Dominica Cadet Corps  Commandant  — Major Francis Richards. The local contractor who aided the project is Bernard Moreau. This is the local innovation we can devise on Dominica where we use all our brainpower to combat COVID-19. More such innovative … Continue reading Major Francis Richards’ SNEEZE SHIELD Now at Perky Pizza in Dominica!

Proud to Support the ECCTAI Youth Recognition Breakfast Fundraiser

Rebuild Dominica Inc. invites you to please join and support the East Coast Chapter Tuskegee Airmen Inc. (ECCTAI) for a very special occasion: On May 25th ECCTAI is sponsoring a Youth Breakfast Fundraiser to honor students in their Youth in Aviation Program (YIAP). The event will also congratulate new ECCTAI Scholarship Winners and celebrate the 22nd anniversary of ECCTAI’s Youth in Aviation Program. All donations … Continue reading Proud to Support the ECCTAI Youth Recognition Breakfast Fundraiser

Ethiopian Cancer Survivor Mel Tewahade Shares How He Won Two Battles With Cancer

Rebuild Dominica Inc is happy to share the following Q95 FM Dominica radio interview featuring one of our greatest champions and key sponsor, Mr. Mel Tewahade. A survivor of 2 cases of cancer, Ethiopian Mel Tewahade shared his stories with the people of Dominica on how he won two battles with cancer. Tewahade is a financial advisor, broker for company known as DMI, CEO of … Continue reading Ethiopian Cancer Survivor Mel Tewahade Shares How He Won Two Battles With Cancer

A Bio Note on Dr. McDonald Benjamin: A Family Legacy of Service

Dr. McDonald Benjamin, was born at Coulisbistrie, Dominica on March 5, 1924. He died on October 23, 1989 in Washington, D.C. He was the first born West Indian to take a PhD in Food Technology at the University of California Los Angeles, after first having graduated from the Imperial College of Tropical Agriculture in Trinidad . He was the Senior Economist with the Food and … Continue reading A Bio Note on Dr. McDonald Benjamin: A Family Legacy of Service

Portsmouth Community Watch Association Christmas Party

Rebuild Dominica is pleased to share some holiday cheer. Many thanks to  Jean-Marie Rayapen for providing a wonderful glimpse into the recent Christmas Party hosted by Portsmouth Community Watch Association with the leadership of former Mayor of Portsmouth Adenauer “Washway” Douglas. The Christmas Party benefited the children of Portsmouth on our beautiful Nature Isle. It was hosted by the Portsmouth Community Watch Association in collaboration … Continue reading Portsmouth Community Watch Association Christmas Party

#DressDominica Hurricane Maria Relief Campaign

Rebuild Dominica, Inc has inspired many into action: both the young and more seasoned of the Dominican diaspora. One young Dominican is Samora “Sam” Christian, who successfully launched a clothing drive from her campus at The University of Maryland Eastern Shore (UMES). Sam is currently a senior at UMES and created the campaign in the wake of Hurricane Maria. Other supporters of Dominica sprung into … Continue reading #DressDominica Hurricane Maria Relief Campaign

Dr. Sam Christian Introduces Danny Williams

Rebuild Dominica Inc. features Dr. Sam Christian, our Coordinator of Medical Operations (on-Island), with his patient Danny Williams: a patient who lost 10 members of his family in Pointe Michel’s ravine during Hurricane Maria. Williams was introduced to the RT. Hon. Penelope Mary Mordaunt, MP, British Secretary for International Development who was visiting Dominica over the past weekend with Prince Charles. Mordaunt, better known as “Penny”,  … Continue reading Dr. Sam Christian Introduces Danny Williams

Prince Charles Boasts On The Resilience of Dominica Post-Hurricane Maria

Photo Credit: BT News This past weekend, Prince Charles, The Prince of Wales — eldest son of Queen Elizabeth II and Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh — made a visit to Dominica.  Prince Charles is  heir apparent to the British throne as the eldest child of The Queen. According to a report from BT News, Prince Charles stood among the ruins of Pichelin, a village that … Continue reading Prince Charles Boasts On The Resilience of Dominica Post-Hurricane Maria

Dominica’s official RELIEF DRIVE

Dominica’s official RELIEF DRIVE will be held by on Saturday OCTOBER 7th 2017 by The Embassy of the Commonwealth of Dominica to the United States of America. The donation drive will begin at 10 a.m. EST. Members of the Dominican diaspora and other surrounding islands can drop off donations a the parking lot of the Organization of American States (OAS) ADM Building . The OAS is … Continue reading Dominica’s official RELIEF DRIVE

Professor Bevin T. Etienne Joins Rebuild Dominica as Director of Technology Operations & Education

Rebuild Dominica, Inc. is happy to welcome Professor Bevin T. Etienne as Director of Technology Operations & Education. Professor Etienne holds joint appointments at the McIntire School of Commerce and the Frank Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy. He has extensive teaching and course development experience in the areas of sustainability, entrepreneurship, energy, and engineering design, and emphasizes the importance of capacity building in … Continue reading Professor Bevin T. Etienne Joins Rebuild Dominica as Director of Technology Operations & Education

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!

Rebuild Dominica Inc Welcomes 2015 Trailblazer Gordon Henderson to DC!

Mr. and Mrs. Gordon Henderson arrived safely in Washington,  DC today and will both be attending the historical Caribbean American Heritage Awards (CARAH) gala on FRIDAY November 20th! Dominica’s own, Gordon Henderson, will be presented the 2015 Trail Blazer Award and is set to also perform on SATURDAY Nov. 21st at Irie Grille Caribbean restaurant in Lanham, MD during the DOMINICA BENEFIT SHOWCASE presented by … Continue reading Rebuild Dominica Inc Welcomes 2015 Trailblazer Gordon Henderson to DC!