What’s it like traveling to Haiti with a volunteer medical team? Here’s how one team member described her trip in “sound bites.” 1. It was so good and so much harder than I thought it would be. 2. I felt a deep sense of purpose and autonomy. 3. My biggest fear going into the trip [...]Read more
It has started raining in Terre Blanche. This is great news. The area has been suffering from drought and was the driest anyone could remember when members of the visiting medical team saw it in March. It started to rain last week. The river is now full, the cisterns are full, and the ground is [...]Read more
The February and March medical teams have returned home after spending time at the Clinic of Hope and workingalongside Haitian team members. Here are some highlights: More than 2,300 patients were seen, many with difficult medical cases. Severe eye, cardiac, pulmonary, obstetrical and pediatric cases were appropriately managed because of the large number of medical [...]Read more
Thank you for your steadfast support of Haiti Foundation of Hope. The needs continue to be great, yet together we have accomplished many goals and have seen great progress as we work to improve the lives of those in Haiti.
A FEW HIGHLIGHTS OF 2012
Clinic Annex Completion – The building was dedicated during a five-hour service, which included a village parade and many dignitaries in attendance. More lives are being saved and more health care is being delivered as a result of this additional clinic space.
Trade School Graduation – Thirty-seven young women have graduated from the women’s trade school since 2006, and more students are working towards graduation in this three-year program.
School – The school now has 1,000 students in pre-kindergarten through 12th grade. To date, 100 percent of students have passed the 6th grade national exam to move on to 7th grade.
Community Health – This program has expanded and now includes six villages, where volunteers are addressing basic needs of health education and prevention.
Micro-Loans – A micro-loan program is undergoing changes to include greater levels of education and community involvement.
GIFT CATALOG – Join us in sharing hope by viewing our online Gift Catalog and purchasing items such as food or making a contribution to support individuals such as students, teachers and clinic staff. You can purchase gifts in honor of a friend or family member or give a gift in memory of someone. You can also download a printed Gift Catalog and Order Form.
Thank you for all you are doing to help the people of Haiti.
All of us at Haiti Foundation of Hope