Thursday afternoon, Sonel came bursting out of his home sporting his sweet new shades, baseball cap sideways; and a huge smile. While I thought this was a moment I would never forget, I could have not been prepared for what was to happen next. A small boy from next door stood on the front step…Details
Saturday began with a great breakfast followed by a huge item sale in the front yard of the mission house. About 15 different venders from the area rushed to the property to get their spot on the floor. Although many of the sellers sold similar or nearly identical items, they were all beautiful. It was…Details
I can’t believe it is Friday night already…..tomorrow is our last day with the kids. We have had some very exciting experiences that I’m sure won’t be forgotten quickly. Like taking 18 little excited people into the ocean and trying to keep track of them, like getting off the bus each time we had to…Details
Hello! This is just a quick update: The power was out on 8/4 due to tropical storm Emily. Although the Haitian National Weather Service was expecting 10 inches of rain, nothing too severe took place at our location. The internet service resumed Friday evening. Unfortunately it’s too slow to post photos. Pictures will be posted…Details
Today was beach day and so we would be on the bus approximately 4 hours. Well, 4 hours of singing Creole songs and then English songs and the bus was rocking. We passed curious Haitians on the way who were wondering why all the singing and excitement and joyfulness was exploding from a bus totally…Details
Hello Everyone! Here are some pictures from Tuesday (8/2/11). Tuesday was the first day we met all the wonderful children. Click on the pictures to enlarge them and then use your keyboard arrows to navigate through the pictures. I’ve included pictures from team members who have given me their photos – if you have a…Details
The Restavec Freedom Alliance team is on their way to Newark International Airport!
A huge home run!!! Pancake Breakfast raised $1,500 – a big woot woot for Sarah for organizing, Caleb for cooking and all of the friends and family for the help! And thank you to the wonderful folks who came and ate and supported RFA!! Our children have new textbooks for the fall semester and we will start adding to our building fund to get our matching grant!!!Details