Hope for Haitians

Hope for Haitians

From April 16, 2023 Last week a Journal reader from Columbus, Ohio stumbled across a website for a group called Hope for Haitians. The work up in the north of Haiti building villages that include homes, clean water, community centers, and medical clinics. They also provide leadership training, education, sustainable food projects such as chicken and goats, cassava bakeries and…

Moïse Sinks a Basket

Moïse Sinks a Basket

From April 15, 2023 Mr. Deshommes (aka Mr. D) is the tallest member of the SCCC family, and Moïse is the shortest. Together they score at will. Moïse can dribble a basketball. He always taps Mr. D and points to the net…which means he wants Mr. D to pick him up so he can sink a basket. When he does,…

Birth Certificate Madness

Birth Certificate Madness

From April 14, 2023 In my nearly eight years in Haiti, there has been one government agency that I have routinely heard about and been frustrated by: the National Archives of Haiti. The primary function of the government agency is to issue birth certificates as well as all form of official ID’s and marriage licenses.