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

Reflections from our Duke SRT Students

Posted on July 14, 2016 by Family Health Ministries under Blog
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  Our time here in Haiti has been an incredibly immersive experience into global health fieldwork. As we look back at the past 6 weeks, we can’t believe how quickly our time here has gone by. Our first few days were marked by confusion and excessive sweating; Creole made noRead 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.

Prayer for Haiti

Posted on December 9, 2014 by Family Health Ministries under Blog
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Haiti has many needs. Better infrastructure. A unified government. Education for all. Food security for impoverished families. More and better jobs. The list goes on. These needs are evident in the statistics we read about Haiti:

How to Make Pikliz

Posted on December 4, 2014 by Family Health Ministries under Blog, Uncategorized
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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

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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
  Our time here in Haiti has been an incredibly immersive experience into global health fieldwork. As we look back at the past 6 weeks, we can’t believe how quickly our time here has gone by. Our first few days were marked by confusion and excessive sweating; Creole made noRead 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.
Haiti has many needs. Better infrastructure. A unified government. Education for all. Food security for impoverished families. More and better jobs. The list goes on. These needs are evident in the statistics we read about Haiti: