When Progress Reaches the Sky

Posted on May 18, 2015 by Family Health Ministries under FHM News

“It’s a joyful day in Tom Gato, Haiti!” exclaimed Kathy Walmer, FHM Executive Director. “The birthing center trusses are up!” This morning Michael Anello, Building Goodness Foundation Haiti In-Country Project Manager, called to share the good news – the trusses were set in place. Real progress.  The Carmelle Voltaire Women’s HealthRead More

Everyday Adventures in Leogane

Posted on May 15, 2015 by Family Health Ministries under FHM News

My name is Lauren McRaven and I’m honored to be taking over the position of In-Country Coordinator, Guesthouse Manager in Leogane, Haiti. Since many of you visit this blog for stories about life in Haiti, I figured (by way of introduction) I’ll jump right in and tell the story of my first, altogetherRead More

FHM Receives AED from Bolt For The Heart

Posted on May 6, 2015 by Family Health Ministries under FHM News

Jamalyn Williamson, FHM Fondwa Project Manager, says “Thank you, Bolt for the Heart!” FHM received an automated external defibrillator (AED) for to use in one of our clinics in Haiti. FHM received the AED as a gift from Bolt for the Heart, a non-profit in Carmel, Indiana started by Pierre and Susan TwerRead More

Giving Birth to a Birthing Center

Posted on March 23, 2015 by Family Health Ministries under FHM News, Uncategorized

As we watch the construction progress on the new Carmelle Voltaire Women’s Health Center in Tom Gato, Haiti, we, at Family Health Ministries (FHM), are filled with joyful anticipation. After many starts and stops, this project is finally becoming a reality as day by day, the site takes form and theRead More

Celebrate Haiti! FHM Annual Gala and Silent Auction

Posted on February 15, 2015 by Family Health Ministries under FHM News, FHM Recent News

On Saturday, April 18, Family Health Ministries (FHM) grossed over $62,000 for the Leogane Surgical Center at our Annual Gala & Silent Auction. The Gala was held at the Levin Jewish Community Center in Durham, NC to raise funds to build a surgical center in Leogane to provide lifesaving services for women andRead More

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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