Smiling Once More

She is so beautiful, so full of joy and light, the opposite of the girl I first met.

Gratitude

In the early days Hut Outreach was just us and a few Haitian friends, Kiki was one. We often visited his house and spent time with his family. Hut Outreach started in his neighborhood- we passed out care packages to his neighbors. We were naïve Americans who didn’t know Haiti, not yet smart enough to…

Mountains and more Mountains

In Haitian culture proverbs are very important, as a society where the majority of adults cannot read and write the spoken stories and traditions take on extra meaning. One such saying is Mountains beyond mountains which literally means there is always more. You summit one mountain only to discover the next. This is life in Haiti-…

Moments

This team met a simple need at the guesthouse by creatively building tables from pallets, Pinterest: Haiti Style. They work under sub-par conditions; heat, bugs, dirt, limited materials and tools yet, for their service to the kingdom they too will receive their crowns of glory. Mama Wis comes to me with swollen, arthritic knees telling…

The Power of a Team

Why go to Haiti? What do you do there? Don’t you help people at home? These are some of the questions we often get when discussing Haiti trips with co-workers and acquaintances. There are not generally easy answers. Most people don’t have the time to listen to the whole story. So I’ll answer quickly. Why…