Something to Celebrate

Yesterday, November 18, was a day of holiday, celebration, and tremendous national pride in Haiti. The school in Grande Saline marked the occasion with a community-wide parade and party that included reenactments, music, and dancing.  At a time when most of the news from Haiti centers around unrest, turmoil, and suffering, yesterday’s news from the…

Full of Hope

Hello, Health for Haiti friends. We want to share a thoughtful and unflinching update about the current situation in Haiti that was written by the admirable Fr. Rick Frechette at Saint Luke Foundation in Port au Prince.  We at Health for Haiti are inspired by Fr. Rick’s tremendous commitment to the people of Haiti, through…

Pancakes for Progress: Please Join Us!

Dear Health for Haiti Friends, Although we are not able travel to Haiti this January, our students and staff are working to ensure that projects bringing positive change to the community in Grande Saline can continue to move forward.  We really need your support.  Please consider joining our efforts by attending the Health for Haiti…

Looking for Light

“Darkness cannot drive out darkness, only light can do that,” -Martin Luther King, Jr. Greetings from Health for Haiti. There are many places across our planet where every day good people must face insecurity, instability and danger.  For us at Health for Haiti, it is so painful to see continued unrest and hardship for our…

Foundations

A good foundation is essential for supporting a physical structure, like a building, or a program, like a community education initiative.  Today Health for Haiti is excited to highlight the literal and figurative foundations that support the popular sewing skills program in Grande Saline. For the past few years, formal sewing classes have been offered…

Food, Fuel, Fireworks and Freedom

For over five years SUNY Broome Health for Haiti has been fortunate to have built partnerships between Americans and Haitians that have changed all of our lives for the better.  We have learned a lot from each other as we work side by side, join together to celebrate our successes, and do our best to…