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27 Mar

C4C – 3/27/20

As of March 27, there are 8 confirmed cases of the coronavirus in Haiti. However, many people believe this number is higher because most Haitians do not have access to medical care and cannot get tested. In their neighboring country, the Dominican Republic, 581 cases have been reported. There are 64 ventilators and 124 intensive care beds in all of Haiti. Only 5 of those beds meet the criteria for a level 1 intensive care unit. CRECHE: All kids & staff at...

25 Mar

C4C – 3/25/2020

All of our American staff are now back in the U.S. until further notice. Our Haitian staff is not coming to work unless it is for an essential job (nannies, nurses at creche, creche staff and facilities people) The medical clinic is only open for creche children at this time. Partners in Health is estimating a 30% mortality rate in Haiti due to it being difficult for the Haitian population to “social distance”, lack of healthcare and weakened immune systems. We will be updating...

17 May

May 2018 Newsletter

Because of your generous support, we are gearing up for an amazing year in Haiti!   Through your financial support we will be adding new initiatives to our current work in Haiti – all to benefit children and families. Here is a quick update on how we are putting your generosity to work.   ...

12 Mar

Water Troubles in Haiti

Did you know that half of the world’s hospital beds are filled with people suffering from a water-related disease? In developing countries, about 80% of illnesses are linked to poor water and sanitation conditions. 1 out of every 5 deaths under the age of 5 worldwide is due to a water-related disease. Clean and safe water is essential to healthy living. Tiny worms and bacteria live in water naturally. Most of these bacteria are relatively harmless, but some of it...

26 Feb

February 2018 Newsletter

Because of your generous support, we are gearing up for an amazing year in Haiti!   Through your financial support we will be adding new initiatives to our current work in Haiti – all to benefit children and families. Here is a quick update on how we are putting your generosity to work.   ...

18 Jul

Get Outside Your Comfort Zone

Recently, something has been germinating inside my brain, working its way into my core. This blog isn’t directed at anyone, it‘s a response to a few years of random comments. A reaction to people wondering, “Why travel to 3rd world countries to volunteer, when there are so many volunteer opportunities in our community”. These past few months, I have been listening to messages on compassion and servant hearts. Messages SO poignant, they inspired me to write what has been on...