Panoramic Views

Panoramic Views

From May 13, 2022 We do not have the official results to the inspection by the social services agency, however, word from a source inside the agency said when the team returned to the office they kept saying, “We can’t believe how clean the place was…even the toilets.” The grounds are swept three times a day, twice by the staff…

Old Age

Old Age

From May 12, 2022 Having recently celebrated my 75th birthday. I’m suddenly confronted with the reality that I am old. Yet, I have my health and plenty of vitality. I am not alone. I’ve been blessed with a young wife who keeps me young in heart and spirit…and takes good care me. Many people and kids still depend on me.…

Santa Chiara at Night

Santa Chiara at Night

From May 11, 2022 At night inside the walls of Santa Chiara there is stillness and silence, which sometimes is often interrupted by the sounds of gunfire or the sounds of wild dogs barking or men loudly arguing with each other. Up until 8:30 or so, a few of the older girls can be seen standing around and talking. But…

Medical Emergency

Medical Emergency

From May 10, 2022 On Sunday night about 7:30, our doorbell rang. I opened the door. It was the nurse who works overnight child care. She wanted Dr. Stéphanie. There was a medical emergency. Berline had a deep cut in the back of her neck. We rushed the child into the clinic. Steph quickly determined the wound was bad enough…

Training Sessions

Training Sessions

From May 9, 2022 Many of our long-time employees are essentially uneducated. Some can’t read. They were thoughtlessly hired by the former administration. In the past six months, we have helped some good people who just didn’t fit into our vision of Santa Chiara transition into a better work enjoinment for themselves.