The first of May was, of course, Haiti’s Labor and Agricultural Day. VoicesfromHaiti celebrated with Azaka Mede and Michelle Obama. We say goodbye to May today with none other than psychologist and prolific author, Maryse Noël Roumain, who prescribes that we direct our attention toward cultivating the most fertile fields of all: our children’s minds.
Just as we reflected upon the possibilities for a verdant Haiti through aggressive reforms in our agricultural system, Maryse forecasts a new Haiti populated with emotionally-healthy children who value themselves and our rich culture. Also at risk are children in the diaspora who suffer from low self-esteem because of profound identity issues. Maryse has a plan to remedy that.
With her new children book’s series, Krab Nan Kalalou, the good doctor is forecasting a bountiful harvest, indeed. Read More