Goodbye to Grande Saline.

Greetings from warm, wonderful, Haiti! Today was our last day in Grande Saline and it was another productive and joyful day for our team. Medical saw ninety-seven patients today, twice as many many as yesterday. We saw babies and the elderly and everything in between. In addition, thirty-six patients received reading glasses. Fifty five children…

A Pretty Perfect Day in Grande Saline

Greetings from Haiti! It was a wonderful day in Grande Saline. The weather was perfect today and, although we had some “bus stuck in the mud” issues, our day was pretty perfect. We accomplished so much, and I am so sorry we don’t have enough wi-fi to upload pictures. The hard-working medical team, led by…

Rain and Rice in Haiti

Greetings from Haiti! It rained all day, and we are all soaked, but it was a wonderful day. Of course our bus got stuck in the mud (AKA Haitian Snow), but our fabulous staff pushed us out. The students spent a few hours bagging rice, beans, fish, and oil. They made bags for 300 families…

Safe Arrival in Haiti: Go Health for Haiti 2018!

Greetings from Haiti! We left SUNY Broome at 1:30 am and, after only 18 hours of bus, plane, and one very tight bus ride in Haiti…we (and our 49 suitcases) made it to our hotel in Saint Marc! We went from 4 degrees in Binghamton to 80 something here in Haiti. Everyone is tired but…

Bridge to Haiti Connects Broome with Port au Prince

Greetings from Health for Haiti!  As our amazing 2018 Health for Haiti team prepares to head to Haiti in a just a couple short months, we want to acknowledge some other incredible SUNY Broome students who are helping children and adults in Haiti from right here in Binghamton. SUNY Broome Professor, Sandra Wright, and her…

October 2017 Health for Haiti Update

Greetings from Health for Haiti!  We now have twenty wonderful SUNY Broome students accepted into out 2018 Health for Haiti class and we are excited to get to know each other and start preparing for our January projects in Haiti!  At the end of this post you can read about how you can help us…

Calm Before the Storm

It seems like the whole world is watching the path of Hurricane Irma as it moves through the Caribbean and towards the United States. While it looks as if Haiti will be spared a potentially catastrophic direct hit from powerful Hurricane Irma, there are grave concerns about heavy rainfall that will cause devastating flooding in…

Hot Stuff: Health for Haiti Summer 2017

Health for Haiti had another fun and productive (and very hot) trip to Haiti last week.  We began our trip by visiting Grande Saline.  We spent three days with the community there.  We had a team (led by Greg) who performed some maintenance and operator training at the water system.  The system was busy and…