Visiting the Women’s Clinic Site On Sunday

Posted on September 30, 2013 by Family Health Ministries under Mission Journal
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“Cabrit” on the site of the planned Women’s Clinic in Tom Gato On Sunday we had a wonderful day in spite of the rain, visiting construction sites with new friends from Building Goodness  Foundation of Charlottesville, VA. Building Goodness is partnering with Family Health Ministries to build a prenatal care and birthing center about 45 minutesRead More

Maybe we should get chickens in Apex?

Posted on September 29, 2013 by Family Health Ministries under Mission Journal
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  We had great fun Friday afternoon visiting with Delson Merisier, MD, longtime FHMfriend.  We talked with Delson as he fed and watered his chickens.(For those of you who know that Janet grew up on a chicken farm, you will find it amusing to know how much she enjoyed the visit.)Read More

Things to Do in Leogane

Posted on September 28, 2013 by Family Health Ministries under Mission Journal
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Leogane is not a tourist town like Jacmel, but there are plenty of interesting things to see and do here. We’ve assembled this list in the past few days – some of the photos may look familiar.  Please pardon any repeats of information. Around town Leogane was hard-hit by the 2010Read More

Inspired by Australia Ethicist Peter Singer

Posted on September 27, 2013 by Family Health Ministries under Mission Journal
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Today’s musings continue on the subject of the amazing people working here in Haiti andwho have come the way of the FHM guesthouse.  I’m pleased to tell you a little about our new friend Jolinda. This woman is most self-effacing, so I had to work some to get her story, but it wasRead More

Eye Openers

Posted on September 26, 2013 by Family Health Ministries under Mission Journal
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That low value freight is still moved by heavily laden sail boats (charcoal) or bullock trains (sugar cane), often with multiple wagons and multiple animals. That the name “Obama” keeps showing up. Evens, a local guide, explained that things new and good that happened at the same time that USRead More

FHM News

We’d like to extend a big 😍THANK YOU😍 to everyone that supported the 2019 Gala & Silent Auction! With your help we were able to raise $55,000 to support the Carmelle Voltaire Women’s Health Center in Tom Gato. This money will go towards labor and delivery services for the women of FondwaRead More

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