The Power of Languages

Posted on July 19, 2016 by Kathy Walmer under Blog
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  By: Sarah Beaverson When I first arrived in Haiti, I was overwhelmed by the foreign language I heard around me. I struggled to understand individuals and the Haitian Creole words being yelled across the streets. After mastering the basic “Bonjou” and “Bonswa” (good morning and good afternoon – twoRead More

Haitian Women Helping Women

Posted on January 15, 2015 by Family Health Ministries under Blog, Uncategorized
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Meet Soinie. To say Soinie is an inspiration is an understatement! This determined lady is breaking the mold in order to build a better life for her family and the community of Fondwa. Soinie (pronounced swah-nee) has joined our construction crew to build FHM’s Carmelle Voltaire Women’s Health Center.

How to Make Pikliz

Posted on December 4, 2014 by Family Health Ministries under Blog
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Many Haitian dishes are not complete without “pikliz”. I’m a Southern gal and cole slaw is a common side dish where I’m from. Well, pikliz looks similar to cole slaw but less creamy and a lot more spicy! Haitians use it as a relish to spice up their dish, takingRead More

Win The Lottery…In Your Dreams!

Posted on October 28, 2014 by Family Health Ministries under Blog
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If you’ve ever been to Haiti you’ve certainly noticed the colorful booths on the side of the road. These stalls are called borlettes and

A Haitian Journey

Posted on October 20, 2014 by Family Health Ministries under Blog
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If you follow my blog at FHMInHaiti.com, you’ll know a  few weeks ago I wrote a post called “Portraits of Haiti“. I shared some of my favorite photos from this year and mentioned how there are stories within each one.

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  By: Sarah Beaverson When I first arrived in Haiti, I was overwhelmed by the foreign language I heard around me. I struggled to understand individuals and the Haitian Creole words being yelled across the streets. After mastering the basic “Bonjou” and “Bonswa” (good morning and good afternoon – twoRead More
Meet Soinie. To say Soinie is an inspiration is an understatement! This determined lady is breaking the mold in order to build a better life for her family and the community of Fondwa. Soinie (pronounced swah-nee) has joined our construction crew to build FHM’s Carmelle Voltaire Women’s Health Center.
Many Haitian dishes are not complete without “pikliz”. I’m a Southern gal and cole slaw is a common side dish where I’m from. Well, pikliz looks similar to cole slaw but less creamy and a lot more spicy! Haitians use it as a relish to spice up their dish, takingRead More
If you’ve ever been to Haiti you’ve certainly noticed the colorful booths on the side of the road. These stalls are called borlettes and