One Year Celebration with OFEDA Soapmakers in Haiti

Haiti OFEDA soap bricks

On January 12, 2013 Marla Bosworth and I went to Haiti to teach the first soapmaking workshop to OFEDA. Blog post here. Since then I’ve been back several times, along with Benjamin Aaron, to help OFEDA continue setting up their business. January 12, 2014, Benjamin and I were back in Haiti working with OFEDA on […]

1 Year Anniversary Party for OFEDA in Haiti!


On January 12th, 2013 we went and taught the first soapmaking workshop to OFEDA, Organisation des Femmes Devouees en Action. OFEDA is a group of amazing haitian women who banded together after the earthquake to form an organized group. As a group, they met to discuss issues, to support each other and to make plans […]

Happy Thanksgiving

teaching soapmaking in haiti

Since this past week was Thanksgiving, I’ve been reflecting on the things that I am thankful for in my life. January 12, 2014 will be the four year anniversary of Haiti’s deadly earthquake. It also happens to be the one year anniversary of when Marla and I first went to Haiti to teach soapmaking to […]

Ofeda Workshop May 2013

I was back in Haiti May 9 - 13 to check on the women of OFEDA and their soap making group. Things are progressing and they are continuing the buildup of their business and efforts. Lots of soap was being made! We are still working on local ingredients sourcing and were able to pick up […]

OFEDA Soapmaking Workshop January 2013

Marla Bosworth and I just got back from Haiti where we taught the first Beauty in Haiti workshop to the women of OFEDA. We taught workshops on both Saturday and Sunday. Haiti is beautiful country of extremes. Driving everywhere you can see the rubble and destruction from the 2010 earthquake. Amid the destruction, piles of […]