Similarly, volunteers are based both in the U.S. and Haiti to develop programs, teach, collect and deliver equipment and supplies, and make infrastructure improvements. The organization is governed by a volunteer board of directors, and other volunteers provide guidance as advisors and committee members.
Immacula Augustin was born in Quartier-Morin, Haiti. She graduated from the Christian University of the North of Haiti with a degree in Administrative Sciences in 2006. Before joining Konbit Sante, she was a cashier at Haitian Baptist Convention Hospital, Administrative Assistant and Personnel Manager at the Center for Disabled Children (commonly called Maison de Bénédiction) and the Hope Health Action Volunteer Village, then Administrative and Operational Director of the Haitian Baptist Convention Hospital, a position she held for nearly eight years. She joined Konbit Sante as Financial Manager in April 2022.
Odelin joined the Konbit Sante team in 2009 as our Office and Apartment Keeper. Odelin attended secondary school in Cap-Haitien and has a background as a logistician. He also has experiences in painting buildings and driving heavy machinery. In 2011 Odelin enrolled in a training course for waste management, funded by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP). Through the training Odelin obtained appropriate certifications to conduct his work in the office with more expertise and efficiency.
Emile began work at Konbit Sante in 2013. Prior to his arrival at Konbit Sante, Emile worked at Action Sanitaire, another organization in Cap-Haitien, for about 25 years. He also owns his own business in Cap-Haitien where he repairs and maintains vehicles. In addition to being in charge of our vehicle, he also keeps an eye on safety and security as it relates to transportation in and around Cap-Haitien.