Rice for Grande Saline: Community Garden Update

There has been a lot of activity in the Community Garden in Grande Saline. In fact, you would hardly recognize it because it has been completely reworked to accommodate our very first planting of rice.  In case you have lost track of our progress, this is the third planting in the garden.  Last November the…

Home from Haiti

  The summer 2016 Health for Haiti Team arrived back at SUNY Broome at about 10pm last night.  It was sad to say goodbye, but nice to get home. It was a great trip and we accomplished a lot. The first Harmony for Haiti project was so fun and a great success, and we are…

Harmony for Haiti Spends a Final Day in Haiti

We spent our final day in Haiti in Port au Prince. We started at Mother Teresa’s Hospital, which, as it turns out, is not open to visitors on Thursdays. But the very kind sister in charge let us in to spend a few minutes holding the babies. After that we went to visit JJ’s orphanage.…

Harmony for Haiti Rocks On

Today was our final day in Grande Saline, and as our bus pulled up hundreds of kids ran to greet us.  Our numbers have grown each day, and we estimate that we had well over 400 children with us today. With the numbers this large it was difficult to work on organized songs and actvities,…

Harmony for Haiti Makes Music With 300 Children

The July 2016 Health for Haiti team had another long but amazing day in Grande Saline. We arrived to find hundreds of very excited children waiting for us. Today we made simple instruments with the children and every child had a shaker egg or some other kind of rhythm instrument. Marcia led the children through…

Harmony for Haiti Rocks Grande Saline

We had a great day in Grande Saline today. We had an uneventful ride and were so excited to see the 250 kids who came to our music camp. They enjoyed watching the videos of our SUNY Broome students singing the five songs we are using in our camp. After that we broke up into…