International Child Care
Health and wholeness for children and families in empowered communities


Local Volunteer Joins ICC-USA

Shannon Thompson from Kalamazoo is our newest volunteer. Read more »

Chikungunya Update: Experimental Vaccine

For months, ICC has been updating supporters about chikungunya, the mosquito-borne virus that has infected more than a half million people in the Western Hemisphere this year. The island of Hispaniola has been hit especially hard. Thousands of Haitians and Dominicans have fallen ill with chikungunya, experiencing the extreme join pain, high fever, headache and nausea that accompanies the virus. Read more »

Ottawa River Cruise Aboard the J Taillefer I

On Saturday, August 16, 2014, the International Child Care Ottawa Chapter is hosting the 12th edition of their charity boat cruise on the Ottawa River.  Funds raised will help support programs in Haiti and in the Dominican Republic. Read more »

International Youth Day

Today is International Youth Day. International Youth Day began in 1999 as a way to commemorate the power and strength of young people around the globe. The 2014 theme is "Youth and Mental Health" under the slogan Mental Health Matters. Read more »

Cholera Update

Back in January, ICC provided supporters with an update on the cholera epidemic in Haiti which began in 2010. Read more »

Chikungunya Update

Back in May, ICC informed supporters of the mosquito virus ravaging the Caribbean. Chikungunya continues to spread across Hispaniola, especially in Haiti, where residents are packed together in slums and struggle with poor sanitation. The virus has since spread to the U.S. Read more »

Hope Beyond the Stigma: The Story of Wellington Soza

Knees pinned to a skateboard, Wellington Soza rolls down the street leading a posse of laughing boys. Gently pushed by his brother, Euclides, 10-year-old Wellington cocks his head back, shouting, "Faster! Faster!" Read more »

Haitians Making Haiti: Interview with Jocelyne Arnoux

There is a Haitian proverb that says: Ayisyen ki pou fè Ayiti, or “It is Haitians who must make Haiti.” Read more »

Welcome Avery

My name is Avery Allman, and I am excited and eager to work as the new Marketing and Development Intern at ICC this summer. Read more »

An Update on the Chikungunya Virus

About a month ago, ICC informed our supporters of the new illness in the Caribbean which is spread by mosquitoes. Read more »