S: Haiti 2010
BC: Memories from Haiti
FC: Haiti October, 2010 | Haitian Ministries
1: God's Team 10/2010 Content Chris Ringer, Daisy Denise Eaton, Lilly Leslie Spencer, Crazy Carol Murphy, Apple Arlene Lyons, Kangaroo Kathi Canton, Tricky Tracy Durrell, Rickety Rock West, Little Laura Dunkin | Pickled Pam Brochu
2: The weight of people totaled 1919! Good thing we packed LIGHT! | At the Portland Jetport. | Good place to stretch your legs! | Keep Us Safe Lord, help us do your work.
3: oNE OF OUR FIRST VIEWS OF hAITI | The flight on this Douglas C-3 was a highlight of our trip! | We were able to walk around and sit up with the pilots! | The pilot said a prayer before take off | Amazing Flight!
4: Wounds and lacerations | Crayons stuck in ears | Malnutrition and Parasites
5: The clinics at Laburyere and Lassoudray | All were dressed in their best clothes for our visit
6: View from The Roof
7: Mission House 25,99 Rue Ocean Boulevard Cap Haitian, Haiti
8: Pastor Dorlean
9: Church in progress
11: a goch | Adwat | An wo | An ba
14: Elderly Feeding Program in Lassoudray
16: Just off the street, behind the gate, is a beautiful resort. This is for tourists, as the locals find employment here.
20: Val | Pastor Dorlean | Prudence | Adonay | Pastor Dorlean | Alan
21: Josnell | Stephanie | Pastor Julio Gilles | Claudette | Pastor Julio | Pastor Saintil | Peter | Mim | Enoch | Max | Prudence | Adnoay
22: Getting to Church | Heading to Pastor Saintil's church | We could see the water between the floor boards
25: We were invited to Pastor Saintel's church service. We were seated in a front row of the left side of the church. It was hot. There were overhead fans going. A young man got up and placed a fan to blow directly on us. An older woman placed a young baby (grand baby?), in Laura's arms. She slept in her arms for most of the service. We sang 2 versions of Amazing Grace.
26: We had wonderful native food preparded for us | Fresh Avocado, Bananas, Mango, Mumba
27: We certainly ate well! Kathi's first meal after returning to the states. She ate most of it herself!
28: Beautiful Haiti
29: Beautiful People
30: Beauty is everywhere. Sometimes you may have to look beyond the surface. Beautiful purple flowers flourish in the midst of trash.
31: Mud Cookies | Mud Cookies are made from mud, a type of shortening to hold them together and a type of flavoring. There are different ways to prepare them, but they all are basically the same. The cookies are baked in the hot sun. Mothers make them to sell to obtain money to feed her children. They are given to starving children when there is no food to be had. Although no nutrition is obtained, it fills bellies to quiet hunger pains. | Parasites and worms are transmitted by ingesting dirt
33: Life Long Connections Made
36: Mission House
38: Nightly bedtime bug spray | Arlene had turned the light on. It was about 2am. Her "tent" had fallen down on top of her. | What to do in the middle of the night without tools? Use whats handy, a coat hanger! Maine ingenuity!
45: Hard work
47: Even 5 on a motorcycle is a common site! Saw a coffin carrying motorcyclist! | Even the carts have to be registered and licensed. Common mode of transporting goods
49: Some of the sights seen while driving or riding in the tap tap on the streets of Haiti. No "rules of the road" here! Or at least not in the way we know them.
50: Museum , Hospital & Orphanage | Peter.... hanging on tight!
51: Yep, it's a live chicken in the waiting room
52: Justinien Hospital
53: Many patients are all in the same ward. | Families provide medications | Family must provide care for patients
54: The police station and the United Nations (Chili) are located on the same block as the mission house
59: making the bread | Public toilets
64: Laundry day. Clothes are bleached very white by the hot sun. | I can't even keep MY clothes white!
66: Mission Of The Poor
67: As we were let in the gate, 2 young boys walked in with us. | Th | The boys were asked to leave. They spoke to him, as he bent over to reply to the boys. They sat in chairs as he left the pavillion. | Brother Johnson asked if they were with us. | Upon return he gave each boy a napkin wrapped item. Impressive!
68: Back Home!