A Guesthouse Treasure

Posted on October 10, 2013 by Family Health Ministries under Mission Journal
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  We are getting to the point that our Kreyol is good enough that we are communicating pretty well with the staff here at the guesthouse.  This means we can begin to tell some of their stories, too. One of the treasures here Leogane is Yvette Joassaint, our cook. SheRead More

Halfway There

Posted on October 9, 2013 by Family Health Ministries under Mission Journal
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Starting today, we’re in the home stretch for our volunteer experience in Haiti.  Here’s what we’ve done recently: Framed one of the paintings that Bob and Claudia Lempp bought for us in Jakmel.  We’re waiting for Michael Anello to return to Haiti to frame the other one – Michael’s going toRead More

Delaney Bay Intrigues Jeff

Posted on October 8, 2013 by Family Health Ministries under Mission Journal
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When you hang out with Building Goodness Foundation staff as we have done, you hear a lot about “Delaney Bay.”  We thought you’d be interested in one of the very cool things that is going on there. Michael’s ti kay Last week, Michael Anello, BGF’s Haiti Field Manager, gave us a tour of facility,Read More

Small Victories – Job Aids and Other Progress

Posted on October 7, 2013 by Family Health Ministries under Mission Journal
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Jeff writing the guesthouse manager manual We’ve had a busy day today, working on job aids for the next guesthouse manager.  Jeff has been assembling a manual of rather technical set of descriptions of all he’s learned, while I’m working on short job aids with photos. The consequence is that IRead More

Slow Sunday in Leogane

Posted on October 6, 2013 by Family Health Ministries under Mission Journal
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Jeff cooked us “French toast” today.  We found some extra bread in the frig that had been left behind by our Building Goodness friends! We’re working today on writing a guesthouse manager guide, with notes that we post on the various appliances so the next person doesn’t have to figureRead 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

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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