Early morning light

Posted on October 16, 2013 by Family Health Ministries under Mission Journal
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Because we were up early on Tuesday to wash our clothes (we have to run the washing machine when the generator is charging the batteries), we decided to go for a walk around the guesthouse property. The sun was just coming up   You can see the limits of theRead More

Block Making and Other Sites in Jacmel

Posted on October 15, 2013 by Family Health Ministries under Mission Journal
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  For those of you who don’t know Jakmel, also spelled Jacmel, it’s a formerly lovely town on the south coast of Haiti.  It’s basic “fabric” is spectacular, reminding US visitors of New Orleans, but it’s suffered terribly over the years, economically and from the earthquake. The Haitian government hasRead More

A double rainbow inspires us

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We’ve looked at clouds from both sides now From up and down, and still somehow It’s cloud illusions we recall with apologies to Joni Mitchell

Most Exciting Day so Far!

Posted on October 13, 2013 by Family Health Ministries under Mission Journal
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    What would make Sister Simone (left above) of Fondwa smile this broadly?   Those of you who know her know that she’s quite stoic.  But we saw more smiles today than any of us can remember.   Because – the new Fondwa school is open, almost complete, andRead More

This and That

Posted on October 11, 2013 by Family Health Ministries under Mission Journal
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Servicing the generator Known in Kreyol as the “dèlko” regardless of the brand Some things DO eventually happen – Valerio Canez came at last to service the generator.  It’s supposed to be serviced every 300 hours.  Jeff has been calling them and emailing them almost since we arrived here, withRead 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