Understanding the Interaction between the Delco, the Inverter, and the Battery Bank

Posted on September 18, 2013 by Family Health Ministries under Mission Journal
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To provide a view of how we’ve been spending a lot of time, I’m going to write today about our challenges understanding how the Delco (generator) charges the battery bank which in turn feeds the inverter which in turn provides AC power to the guesthouse when the generator is not running. What we’reRead More

Jeff’s Afternoon Adventure

Posted on September 17, 2013 by Family Health Ministries under Mission Journal
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    Getting more fuel for the generator is not that easy.  First, Jeff and Jonathas loaded an empty tank on to Jonathas’ moto.  Yes, at first the tank fell off. Jonathas took the tank to a gas station on the Leogane Road, and then he came back to get Jeff. WhenRead More

Nou te rive!

Posted on September 16, 2013 by Family Health Ministries under Mission Journal
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No new photos but we are here! Our trip went without a hitch with Emile picking us up at the airport and taking us to change money, check out “Star 2000,” a grocery/housewares (and wine and liquor) store in Port-au-Prince. Many things, e.g plastic bags, plastic containers, were the sameRead More

Why are we going to Haiti?

Posted on September 13, 2013 by Family Health Ministries under Mission Journal
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Family Health Ministries’ Nancy Ferree Clark Guesthouse in Leogane, Hait Recently one of my sisters asked why we are going to Haiti.  She wanted to know if it was going to be fun or if we were just going to help out.  I thought it was a good question. SugarRead More

Getting Ready to Go

Posted on September 11, 2013 by Family Health Ministries under Mission Journal
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Our friend Jose Luis said he hoped we would be “pruned” in our upcoming six weeks in Haiti.  Of course he was referring to John 15.  The pruning has started as we have to decide what to take and what to leave at home. And, as we have looked atRead 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