West Tennessee Haiti Partnership

First news from the team Nov. 28, 2010

We all arrived safely with all bags intact, Hooray! The guest house we are staying in is luxury accomodations. 4 people to a room, each larger than our bedroom in Memphis with bunk beds and a bathroom. So we dont … Read More


Please pray for our mission team members, our safe travel and especially our ability to get around while in Haiti. We are staying at a guest house about 10 minutes from St. Vincent’s school. The national elections are on Nov … Read More


We have a team of 11 confirmed members traveling to St. Vincent’s School for Handicapped Children in Port au Prince.  We will operate a medical clinic for 4-5 days and take all our supplies with us.  Due to the damage … Read More


HAITI: GOUDOU-GOUDOUFrom Anglicansonline.com:By The Rt. Rev. Pierre W. Whalon, D.D.: “Goudou-goudou” is the newest word in Haitian Creole. “Where were you Goudou-goudou?” they ask each other all the time. The word is an onomatopoeia, recalling the sloshing sound the earth made … Read More

Stop Hunger Now event, July 31, Memphis – West Tennessee Haiti Partnership

Message from Pere Kesner Ajax regarding the food shipmentAugust 5, 2010 Dear Ruthy,Thank you very much for this update, the pictures also. I am so pleased that Pere deravil can make this trip with his spouses Fenide. I have to … Read More

Raymond and Father Jacques Deravil – Haiti Suitcase

Thank you to everyone who played a part over the past few months in helping Raymond on the journey with his “Suitcase for Haiti”.  When he approached us at dinner in early April with the idea to do something for … Read More

Haiti Episcopal Connection

From: Kesner Ajax Dear Brothers and Sisters: First, let me thank you for all your prayers, your help and support of the Haitian people during these difficult times.  You have been our partners before the earthquake, and I know you … Read More

Photo of St Vincent’s school after the quake

St Vincent’s after the earthquake

St. VIncent’s School Update

This information comes from Hope Lennartz, director of Friends of St Vincent’s: Currently classes at St Vincent’s School have resumed for 8th graders only, about 60 kids who are preparing for the National Exams so they can go on to … Read More

Food Packing Event Declared a Success

Thanks be to God, with approximately 460 volunteers we were able to package 144,747 meals to ship to our brothers and sisters in  Haiti.  We also sent several boxes of peanut butter, 2 suitcases full of cloth diapers, 12 boxes … Read More