Mitch Albom Nails It

Mitch Albom Nails It

From October 26, 2022 Long time Journal readers are very aware of the friendship I forged in Haiti with the best-selling author Mitch Albom, who runs an orphanage that used to be not far from Santa Chiara. Since the earthquake, Mitch has come to Haiti every month for about a week. His orphanage is more of boarding school. It is…

Catholic Voices in Haiti

Catholic Voices in Haiti

From October 25, 2022 Catholic Relief Services educational and health care programs have been suspended. “Roads areblocked, and [staff] can’t get on the road to go to the office,” Akim Kikonda, the C.R.S. countryrepresentative, told The Associated Press. “There is no gas to drive their cars, and in some cases,there is no internet at the office.” He added: “You can…

Flushing

Flushing

From October 24, 2022 When the women finish doing the laundry, instead of dumping the dirty water down the drain, they store in a barrel. The water is then moved in smaller amounts to the bathrooms on the first floor. The kids will use the dirty water to flush the toilets, thereby saving the trucked-in water from the reservoir. It…