Heartwood Institute often offers programs that are lead or assisted by talented, skilled individuals who we are privileged to have on campus sharing their gifts. 

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Junior Beauvais

Junior Beauvais is from Fondwa, Haiti, a small community village in the western department of the country. He is currently studying agriculture at Virginia Polytechnic and State University. In addition to being certified in permaculture design, Junior is founder of the Haitian Heirloom Seed Bank and has worked with several NGOs including Nurses For Nurses International (NFNI), Haiti Health Initiative (HHI) and Fund of Peasants of Fondwa (FPF), Heifer international and Sante Konbit Fondwa (Fondwa). Above all, Junior is a caring, Christian person and passionate about volunteering for his community.