Lucky day – guesthouse a “beehive” of activity

Posted on October 23, 2013 by Family Health Ministries under Mission Journal
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  Tuesday was a lucky day.  It rained during the afternoon and brought most of us inside.  People were buzzing around the guesthouse, and we got a lot done. We are pleased that the frog infestation didn’t reappear with the heavy rain, although there were quite a few jokes from staff about theRead More

List making

Posted on October 22, 2013 by Family Health Ministries under Mission Journal
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We’ve been thinking about what’s next for us, as our last 10 days in Haiti are in front of us. We’ve made plans for our exit next Wednesday to Port-au-Prince, and on Thursday to the airport, and we have fun plans for this Friday night with a Building Goodness team. We also haveRead More

A bit of paradise

Posted on October 20, 2013 by Family Health Ministries under Mission Journal
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On Kathy’s recommendation, Jeff and I went to Ile a Vache this weekend.  It’s really a bit of paradise, just off the southern coast of Haiti.  So this post will be mostly photos. The hardest part was getting there.  We took a bus to Les Cayes from the Leogane busRead More

Finding the strength to keep going

Posted on October 18, 2013 by Family Health Ministries under Mission Journal
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Jeff and I are volunteering in Haiti for just 47 days.  Yes, we’re counting.  We have less than two weeks to go before we leave for the US. Being a “short timer” is making me appreciate even more the people who are here to stay in Haiti.  And I wonder how they keepRead More

Sometimes you need to squint a little

Posted on October 17, 2013 by Family Health Ministries under Mission Journal
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Squinting a little, to blur the focus and see the big picture is often a good idea. Here in Haiti, it helps me to enjoy the beautiful natural scenery and to ignore the less savory parts of the landscape.  It’s a strategy that I need to remember to use everyRead More

FHM News

Representatives of the UNC School of Nursing, Rhonda Lanning and Leslie Hackenbracht traveled to Haiti last week with Family Health Ministries. They were in country for the opening of the new Carmelle Voltaire Women’s Health Center. The Center saw more than 50 patients during their first 3 days of operation. It was wonderfulRead More

The Global Health PLUS (Placement of Life Changing Usable Surplus) Program, in association with Duke Global Health Institute, allowed Family Health Ministries to glean hospital equipment from inventory to use for the Carmelle Voltaire Women’s Health Center in Haiti. The mission of Duke Global Health PLUS is to make this surplus medical equipmentRead More

Join us and be a part of a global celebration of a new tradition of generosity. We have a day for giving thanks. We have a day for getting deals. Now, we have #GivingTuesday, a global day dedicated to giving back. On Tuesday, December 1, 2015, charities, families, businesses, communityRead More

PIZZA WITH A PURPOSE! Join us Sunday, August 16th anytime during the day to dine out for Haiti at California Pizza Kitchen at The Streets at Southpoint, 6910 Fayetteville Road #154, Durham, NC 27713. 20% of your check will be donated to Family Health Ministries including dine in, take out,Read More