Bernie, along with Doug Jarvie and Vince Buys, arrived in Tricotte yesterday. They encountered a lot of water along the way due to the heavy rains that occurred as hurricane Tomas passed by a few days ago. But with a few detours they were able to navigate past the flooding and arrived safely.
The river near [...]
We received word yesterday afternoon that two of the children in our orphanage have contracted cholera. But Edner, our Orphanage Director, acted quickly. The two children were taken to a hospital some distance away where they received treatment and are now recovering.
Cholera causes severe diarrhea, which leads to dehydration. If fluids are not replaced quickly, [...]
The men from Grace Community Church got on the roof early today to try to beat the afternoon heat. They applied Snowroof roof coating to weatherproof the girls’ dormitory at the orphanage. While the men were working to keep water out of the girls’ rooms, the women from Grace Community were conducting a health and hygiene [...]
We arrived in Haiti on Sunday with a team of eight from Grace Community Church in Auburn, Washington. After attending the evening service at Pastor Diogene’s Port-au-Prince church, we spend the night at Mephibosheth Children’s Home, an orphanage for handicapped children. On Monday, we made the six-hour drive to Tricotte and joined the orphanage children [...]