Importance of Education


Layers of Learning at ULC

As our name, Universal Learning Centre, implies, “learning” is important to us, to say the least.  Obviously, at our foundation, our mission guides us:  “To provide educational resources and learning opportunities to communities in developing countries.”  But more than that, when planning our organization, we ensured that education is an […]

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18,000 Books Heading to Haiti

So, the books have left Canada and are en route to Haiti and we’re breathing a sigh of relief knowing that we’re on the next leg of our journey.  The shipping will take a month, so they’ll be arriving sometime the end of November, and then will go through the […]

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Facebook Interactions

Recently on Facebook, I asked our followers what they’d like to hear from Jacques and me if they were able to attend our “Armchair Travelers” presentation at the Allen Public Library.  This is what we received from one reader: “Are your book collections in English or French?  Have you considered […]

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Confessions of a Book-aholic…. and a Top 10 List

Hi.  My name is Dana and I’m addicted to buying books.  I can’t get enough.  Amazon and I are like BFFs.  I love books, and I mean “real” books, not e-books.  Holding a hard, plastic/metal gadget in my hand is no where near as satisfying as flipping through a newly […]

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For today, just a simple quote to go along with one of my favorite pictures from Jacques’ trip to Haiti in December, 2009, a month before the earthquake. This picture was taking in Pilate, Haiti which was physically unharmed by the earthquake but was, of course, drastically affected by the […]

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