Clean Hands and Dry Beans in Grande Saline

It has been a couple of weeks since we returned from Haiti and I am happy to share this update from Grande Saline with you. Thanks to Schneider for making the trip out to Grande Saline and providing the pictures and video. The beans and corn growing in the Community Garden are mature and are…

January 2016 Reflections

On Friday morning, the 2016 Health for Haiti Team had one final formal meeting as a class to share and reflect on our experiences in Haiti. We were honored to be joined by Dr. Francis Battisti who helped us to process some of the feelings we are having as we transition back to our lives…

La vim se plage!

Our final full day in Haiti was a really fun one!  We took all of the children from two orphanages to the beach for a day of fun in the sun!  We fit 70 people on our bus and had a wonderful day at Preval Publc Beach. Please forgive the brevity of tonight’s post. We…

We have Wi-Fi: Let’s catch up!

Bonswa from Ayiti!  I am happy to report that we have Internet access again so I can update you on our last two days.  On Sunday we began our day by attending church.  We went to Church on the Rock and enjoyed the incredible music, contagious enthusiasm, and the warm welcome from the Haitian people…

Last Day in Grande Saline and Clinic with Ken and Andrea

Bonswa from Haiti!  We still do not have Internet access but thanks to my Dad for letting me use his phone as a wireless hot spot.  So get comfortable, you have two busy days of Haiti coming at you. Hopefully the Internet will be fixed tomorrow and I can tell you about today. Friday: Today…

Safe Return to Port au Prince, But No Internet

Greetings from Haiti! It was a great and productive final day in Grande Saline and we are back “home” safe at Jude’s.  Unfortunately, there is no Internet here so I cannot upload a post with pictures….but it will be back as soon as there is Internet service! Everyone is tired but doing great! Bon nwit…

Day 2 in Grande Saline

Greetings from the lovely Le Gou T Hotel in Saint Marc, Haiti!  It was another great day in Haiti!  We started out early for breakfast by the pool.  All of the students were on time for breakfast, which showed up a bit later than on time.  But the fact that it was spaghetti with onions…

Day 1 in Grande Saline

It was a long but exciting day for the Health for Haiti team,  We started out early and left right at 7am as planned. Of course you have to realize that the Haiti version of 7am is 8:11am. We drove to our hotel in Saint Marc, dropped off our personal bags and prepared to transfer…