Crazy Accidents

Crazy Accidents

From August 17, 2020 Accidents in Haiti tend to be really crazy…and take forever to clean up. On Friday, just a short walk from us, there was one of the craziest accidents we’ve seen. Three hours later, none of the vehicles were moved.

A Profile in Courage

A Profile in Courage

From August 16, 2020 Santa Chiara is all about the kids. But we take special care of the adult staff who do the bulk of the herculean task of caring for so many kids—washing a ton of clothes by hand, preparing meals for 70 adults and kids every day, changing endless diapers, playing with the kids, being a big sister…

The Return of Jinette and Näica

The Return of Jinette and Näica

From August 15, 2020 Friday was a happy day as two of our children came back to Santa Chiara. Through my fault in not properly supervising the message delivered to the parent of some of our kids, some parents felt they had to remove their kids from Santa Chiara. The woman who is with Jinette and Näica’s father told me…

When Kids Leave Santa Chiara, Bad Things Happen to Them

When Kids Leave Santa Chiara, Bad Things Happen to Them

From August 14, 2020 I was downstairs yesterday morning, when I saw woman staff member playing with Teresa Regina. She said, “This is Teresa.” I told her I knew that, and added that her name was actually Teresa Regina and that I gave her that name in honor of my two sisters, Teresa and Regina.