Medical Emergency

Medical Emergency

From May 25, 2022 I mentioned at the end of yesterday’s Journal. that Michel was sick as a result of eating some bad street food. While it was obvious he was pretty sick, the consensus was it would pass in due course. He spent most of the day in the clinic, resting on an exam table. By late afternoon, the…

Staff Raises

Staff Raises

From May 24, 2022 Thanks to a generous donation from husband and wife journal readers, payday on June 1st will be a happy day for 36 members of the staff. Each received a raise in the range of $20 to $30 per month. A few of our staff are only paid $130 a month. With the dramatic increase in the…

The Torment of Hispaniola

The Torment of Hispaniola

From May 21, 2022 The Caribbean Island of Hispaniola is shared by Haiti and the Dominican Republic. Haiti was controlledby the French, while the Dominican Republic was controlled by the Spanish. Both the French and theSpanish used extreme violence to control the natives living on the island when they seized and occupiedthe land. Both nations inflicted harsh injuries on the…

Got Water?

Got Water?

From May 19, 2022 On Tuesday, the Culligan water truck delivered heavy, large jugs of water to us. Dozens of empty jugs had to be moved from the back of the property to a spot near the gate. I was helping three of our men carrying the jugs. We had moved half the empty jugs when the kids came home…

Haiti News

Haiti News

From May 18, 2022 A friend in Cleveland scours the internet every day for stories from Haiti. I often summarize lengthy reports that are poorly written or poorly translated. But on Monday my friend sent a report on the current situation in Haiti that was presented by Reuters. I decide to share their full story.