Haiti Highlight

Haiti Highlight

Now that I have had a few days to think about my trip to Haiti, I think my favorite moment was when a group of orphans organized a room full of bottles. The bottles will be used by the community to store the purified water they purchase from the new kiosk at the...
Haiti Reflected

Haiti Reflected

For people who wonder what I was doing and why, here is the story in pictures:Many children in Haiti are living in the care of orphanages. They, like everyone else in the world, deserve to have a chance at a bright future.In order to have a bright future, people need...
Culture Shock

Culture Shock

I’ve been home for about 20 hours. In that time I have whirled myself back into the motions of my “normal” life quickly – laundry, shower, sleep, eat, drive, work, eat, work, drive, pay bills, etc. However, I am also feeling some additional...

One Day More

Today we spent the day in Port-au-Prince visiting orphanages, churches and schools that either have working water systems or want one. One of the orphanages had a large group of girls who had been rescued from a human trafficking ring. Despite being through a lot,...

From Haiti

Just a short update from Haiti to say we’re doing fine. It’s been an interesting trip so far and I will have plenty of stories and photos to share when I get home. While we were here, the two-year anniversary of the earthquake took place. Although we...
Additions

Additions

As I have been preparing for my trip to Haiti (the day after tomorrow!) I have come across a couple of new things that I am excited to try out in the field. Several of them were already featured in my ‘Wish List’ post (you can read about my new silk sleep...

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