Racha Yehia Managing Director
Racha has a bachelor’s degree in nutritional science with a minor in international development from McGill University in Montreal, Canada. After finishing her degree, she worked on various nutrition projects in the Philippines and Burkina Faso. For the past six years, Racha has been living and working in the north of Haiti. For the first two years, she worked with one of C2C’s partners, Meds & Food for Kids (MFK) that produces a Ready-to-Use Therapeutic Food to combat malnutrition. During her time with MFK, she managed the nutrition department where she helped more than 20 organizations start malnutrition programs all over Haiti. She also facilitated the launch of several prenatal supplementation programs. Thanks to Racha’s tremendous efforts over the last 4 years at C2C, the organization grew from having 2 to 7 clinics. Racha’s leadership in various aspects of C2C functions such as managing renovations, implementing new systems/programs, training and managing daily operations, has marked improvement and increased efficiency on the ground. With her solid understanding of Haitian culture and customs as well as her years of experience, Racha is able to better determine what is practical and feasible when it comes to international development in Haiti.
Dr. Wilnick Richard Chief Medical Officer
Dr. Richard obtained his diploma at the faculty of medicine at the state university of Haiti in 2014. He completed his residency at the Hope Health Action Hospital and was then hired as a doctor in the emergency ward. He also worked at the Port-Margot health center as the medical director and site manager. Dr. Richard manages C2C’s doctors and nurses to provide safe, effective medical services to patients, while developing and training staff on our medical protocol to keep current on changing medical regulations. Dr. Richard also oversees our social service medical residence program, as well as sees patients two days per week at our Cité Chauvel clinic.
Dr. Weedjney Destouches Director of Operations
Dr. Weedjney Destouches was born and raised in Port-au-Prince. He is a general practitioner, specializing in public health and project management. He has worked on several emergency humanitarian response projects in three Haitian departments, the West, Plateau Central, and Artibonite. He actively participated in the fight to eliminate cholera, prevention, and transmission of COVID-19, and reduce food insecurity and poverty in different communities. He’s also been a coordinator and investigator for “Locomotive Sanguine”, a blood collection program which is affiliated with l’Association des Hôpitaux Privés d’Haiti (AHPH) and Programme National de Sécurité Transfusionnelle (PNST). We are honored that he joined our team in 2021, as our Director of Operations. He’s a true patriot and believer that together we can work at improving the health care system in Haiti.
Allison Donahue Senior Associate, Development & Communications
Allison is an international development professional with a master’s degree in Sustainable International Development from the Heller School for Social Policy and Management at Brandeis University and a bachelor’s degree in International & Global Studies and Hispanic Studies from Brandeis University. She has worked in both international affairs and development with both for-profit and non-profit international organizations since 2018. Joining C2C in 2022 as the only United States-based employee, Allison will work to support C2C’s current operations and grow its impact along with Executive Director, Racha Yehia.
Dieula Augustin Program Manager
Dieula was born and raised in Cap-Haitien. She joins the C2C team with more than ten years of experience in four organizations (governmental and non-governmental) in the management of projects and programs such as HIV, tuberculosis (TB), nutrition, pediatric health, reproductive health, maternal health, and Family planning. She worked for 5 years at Communal Health Unit as a nurse in charge of the programs and 7 years at the Center for Development and Health (CDS) as a field coordinator for the HIV, TB, and cholera program. She was also involved in the Emergency Obstetric Care (EmOC) project and the Strengthening Outcome for Women and Children (SHOW) project. She joined our team in 2021 as Program Manager, where she oversees our community health, maternal health, malnutrition, and sexual reproductive health programs.
Louis-Philippe Lafontant HR & Finance Manager
Louis Philippe was born in Port-au-Prince, Haiti. He moved at the end of 2020 to Cap-Haitien to join C2C’s team. He obtained a license in Business Management at l’ENST (École National Superieur de Technologie). Before joining our team, he held different positions, such as Office Manager at SOIS (Solidarité pour l’Intégration Sociale), an organization that specializes in rural development. He also worked as a Data Clerk Supervisor at BRANA, a brewing company. Aside from his work, Philippe is active in the world of sports, more specifically in soccer. He is the Vice-President of Administration and Finance for Cosmopolites Sportif Club (CSC) in Delmas, Port-au-Prince. C2C is delighted to have him as part of our team as HR and Finance Manager.
Tania Hilaire Clinic Manager
Tania Hilaire was born and raised in Cap-Haitian. She obtained her degree in nursing from Notre-Dame de la Sagesse nursing school at Justinien University Hospital in 2012. Afterward, she was hired to work in the surgery department at the Sacré-Coeur of Milot (CRUDEM) Hospital, which is one of the most reputable hospitals in the north of Haiti. In 2020, she started working for C3G (Centre de Traitement du Cancer et de Chirurgie Générale) after receiving intensive training in cancer screening and treatment. During her free time, she volunteers at the organization Soleil Medical which aims to provide a brighter future for the less fortunate. She has contributed to the realization of several activities such as mobile clinics, educating the youth, and distribution of all kinds of medical and educational materials to different communities. In 2021, during the same time she started to work for C2C as Clinic Manager, she also obtained a diploma in Public Health and Social Work studies from the Public University of Cap-Haitian.
Edelie Jean-Pierre Clinic Manager
Edelie was born and raised in Cap-Haitien. She has always had a passion for helping people and it is why she became a nurse. She completed her studies at the Notre Dame de la Sagesse Nursing School, located at the Justinien University Hospital, right in Cap-Haitian. After graduation, she went on to do her social service in the Critical Care Unit (CCU) and Internal Medicine departments at Justinien Hospital. After her social service, she was recruited as a substitute nurse at Saint François de Salles Hospital. She has also worked as a nurse for the International Medical Corps and a translator and educator at Living Water International. She also teaches pediatric nursing at the University Academie Chretienne d’Haiti (UNACH) since 2015. She joined C2C in 2016 where she managed the malnutrition program at two C2C clinics. Afterward, she was promoted as the supervisor of the community health program for one year. Due to her leadership and dedication to her work, Edelie was promoted to Clinic Manager which allows her to put her years of experience and knowledge to use to support and grow the clinic network.
Kettia Charles Supply Chain Officer
Kettia received a degree in accounting in 2005 and a law degree in 2009. She worked for three years to promote human rights in and around Cap-Haitien. She later worked for one of the biggest hospitals in Cap-Haitien called, Hope Health Action Hospital (HHA), for four years as the logistics manager. At C2C, she is responsible for managing procurement for all clinics and plays a big role in supporting the managerial team in Haiti.
Lindsey Joseph Monitoring & Evaluation Officer
Lindsey has held the position of C2C’s Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) Officer since 2021. She studied planning, economics, and statistics at CTPEA (Centre de Techniques de Planification et d’Économie Appliquée), a Port-au-Prince university where public administration professionals are trained under the Ministry of Planning and External Cooperation. After graduating, she held several positions across Haiti in the field of M&E including with UNICEF, ADIS-Haiti, and Agrimag. She worked as a field supervisor and provided support for market research. Lindsey hopes to combine her background in project management and statistics to bring a significant contribution to C2C’s M&E framework.
Amanda Fata Development Coordinator
Amanda is a graduate of Lesley University in Cambridge, MA where she received a bachelor’s degree in Global Studies. During her studies, she pursued her interests in global health and international development through her coursework as well as internships with various nonprofits, including Kupenda for the Children, an organization that provides medical intervention, education, and advocacy for children with disabilities in Kenya. She also studied abroad in Tanzania and Spain.
Herlande Duvot Nurse, Cité Chauvel, Haiti Clinic
Herlande is a qualified nurse who completed her Bachelor of Nursing degree at the School of Nursing, Our Lady of Wisdom (EINDS), in Cap-Haitien, Haiti in 2010. She has completed post-graduate training in many topics, including HIV/AIDS, diabetes care, infectious disease, and blood transfusion safety. Nurse Herlande has worked at a number of hospitals and clinics across the northern region since 2007 and has gained notable skills in managing malnutrition programs, caring for people with cholera, and in health education and hygiene promotion.
Cassandra Gueriné Nurse, Camp Coq, Haiti Clinic
Cassandra studied nursing at Université Roi Henri Christophe in Cap Haitian from 2010 to 2014. After her studies she worked as a nurse at the health center of Limonade outside of Cap Haitian in different department. She has experience in HIV management, maternity, and vaccination. Later she worked at the RJP-GRAP clinic in Limonade where she was trained in cervical cancer screening.
Lannelle Jean Louis Nurse, Camp Coq, Haiti Clinic
Lannelle studied nursing at Haiti Paramedical Center in Port au Prince from 2011 to 2015 where she received her diploma and license to practice nursing. After graduating, she worked at the LaFosette health center where she gained experience pediatric and prenatal care. Lannelle Jean Louis works at registration in Camp Coq and is also responsible for vaccination and family planning.
Magarette Rock Nurse, Bayeux, Haiti Clinic
Magarette is the head nurse at our Bayeux clinic. She completed her studies as auxiliary nurse in Cap-Haitien and has been working at the Bayeux clinic for over 30 years, long prior to our partnership with the Ministry of Health. She manages all clinical programs such as vaccination, malnutrition, malaria and tuberculosis. Before C2C’s management of the clinic, Magarette wore many hats as she was also responsible for all consultations, accounting, and procurement. After re-opening the clinic and the placement of a new doctor and clinic support staff, Magarette can now focus more of her time on the clinical programs and connecting with the community she has loyally served for decades.
Marie-Carmelle Mervil Pharmacy Nurse, Sinek, Haiti Clinic
Carmelle graduated as an auxiliary nurse from the Dominican Republic in 2007. She then returned to Haiti to begin working at the Sinek clinic. She has worked at the clinic for the past 11 years. She played a big role during Sinek’s re-opening transformation. Although she lives far from the clinic and her commute is long, Sinek has a special place in her heart since it is her birthplace.
Fabiola Eyma Pharmacy Nurse, Bayeux, Haiti Clinic
Fabiola graduated from nursing school at “Instutit des Hautes Étude Paramedicale d’Haiti.” She lives in Port-Margot, a community bordering Bayeux, with her husband and daughter. After graduating, she managed the malnutrition program at Grande-Rivière Hospital. She currently manages the pharmacy at Bayeux which allows her to be much closer to home.
Monique Belice Registration Nurse, Acul du Nord, Haiti Clinic
Monique graduated from Justinien University Hospital with a nursing degree. She first began working for C2C as a replacement nurse by filling in for staff at the pharmacy and registration for all C2C clinics. When the opportunity arose, we were happy to offer Monique a full-time role as the registration nurse in our Acul du Nord clinic.
Rose-Marie Bissainthe Meleance Registration Nurse, Bayeux, Haiti Clinic
Rose-Marie was born in Bayeux and has lived there all of her life. She is married, has two kids, and recently became a grandmother. She has been working at the clinic for 28 years. Prior to the re-opening of the clinic, she was in charge of managing the pharmacy transactions, but has recently taken on the role of registration nurse to provide a continuation of service for those who are familiar with her years of service to the community.
Marie Etienne Laboratory Technician, Camp Coq, Haiti Clinic
Marie studied at the National School of Medical Technology in Cap-Haitien, and is licensed in medical technology. Prior to joining the C2C team, she worked with International Child Care, and at the Bon Samaritain Hospital in Limbe, Haiti.
Maudline Jean Laboratory Technician, Acul du Nord, Haiti Clinic
Maudline earned her license from the National School of Medical Technology in Cap-Haitien, and her diploma in Administrative Science and Business from the Adventist University of Haiti. Before joining the C2C team, she was a technician for the integrated biological and behavioral surveillance survey with PSI / Haiti, and was a laboratory technician at the Baptist Hospital of Haiti.
Myreille Alfred Laboratory Technician, Cité Chauvel, Haiti Clinic
Myreille has been a laboratory technician for C2C since February 2016. She graduated from the Laboratory medical school in Cap-Haitian in 2006. For the past 10 years, she’s worked in different labs in Cap-Haitien, like Bon Secours Laboratory, Dash Hospital, Hope Health Action Hospital and Compassion International.
Titus Abel Laboratory Technician, Cité Chauvel, Haiti Clinic
Mr. Abel has over 15 years of experience as a lab technician. He studied at the National School of Medical Technology in Cap Haitian. Prior to joining C2C, Titus Abel worked at the lab of the Sacre Coeur Hospital in Milot for more than 10 years. He also teaches at the Institut Polytechnique du Cap Haïtien.
Fredeline Etienne Laboratory Technician, Bayeux, Haiti Clinic
Fredeline obtained her degree as medical lab technician from Justinien University Hospital in Cap-Haitien. She also lives in Cap-Haitien with her husband and her four kids. She worked for three years at
Gonaives hospital as the head of the lab. She first joined C2C she has as a replacement lab tech for all C2C clinics. Since the re-opening of the Bayeux clinic, she has assumed the permanent role of lab tech there.
Michel Joseph Yves Gaëlle Laboratory Technician, Roche Plate, Haiti Clinic
Michel Joseph completed all her studies in Jeremie and graduated as a lab tech in 2011. Shortly after, she moved with her husband to Trou-du-Nord and have worked at the hospital of Trou du Nord for 2 years. She then worked at the Roche-Plate public clinic as a lab tech for 6 years before it was rehabilitated by C2C and now continues to run the lab at the renovated clinic site.
Julienne Jean Noël Auxiliary Nurse, Cité Chauvel, Haiti Clinic
Julienne received her auxiliary nursing degree from the Institute Chrétienne Siloé in Port-au-Princehis. Since then, she has worked at the Espérance de Pilate Hospital. She has received additional certification through USAID’s CHAMP program, and UNICEF’s training on management of severe acute malnutrition without complications.
Margalie Dorsainvil Auxiliary Nurse, Roche Plate, Haiti Clinic
Margalie comes from Trou du Nord, where she also studied auxiliairy nursing. She worked in the Trou du Nord Hospital for 5 years. She started working at the Roche Plate health center for 11 years before it was rehabilitated by C2C and now continues to serve the community as an auxiliary nurse at the clinic.
Jorane Pierre Community Health Worker, Camp Coq, Haiti Clinic
Jorane helps C2C build its relationship with the families of Camp Coq. As a CHW, she takes part in general door-to-door outreach, and in-home patient follow ups. Her experience volunteering with the Ministry of Health during their immunization campaigns, and her passion for caring for children, make her an asset to both C2C and the community.
Rodenay Joachim Community Health Worker, Acul du Nord, Haiti Clinic
Rodenay’s knowledge of the Acul du Nord community comes from working with a variety of government and NGO programs. He was Head of Communications for Civil Protection in Acul du Nord, and Vice-Coordinator for the Organization for the development of Acul du Nord. In the NGO field, he served as a rescuer for the Red Cross, and as an Investigator for OXFAM, and IHSI.
Cherlande Pierre Community Health Worker, Sinek, Haiti Clinic
Cherlande is originally from the Sinek community. After completing her secondary education, she moved to Cap-Haitian where she was trained as a nurse at University Christian Academy of Haiti. She graduated in 2017. She began working at the Sinek clinic a few months before the re-opening.
Monique St-Vil Maternal Health Agent, Acul du Nord, Haiti Clinic
Monique studied nursing at Université Académie Chrétienne d’Haïti which is affiliated with the One Mission Society Church. She graduated in 2016 and worked in Monbin Crochu where she would walk far into the mountains to conduct community education and screenings.