West Tennessee Haiti Partnership

October Mission Team plans

It has been many months since my last post, but we are getting ready for our next trip to St Vincents Oct 12-19. We have a great team as always, including a pediatric nurse practitioner, a pharmacist, two paramedics, a … Read More

The Gifts We Receive

“We always get back more from the Haitians than we ever give – our money goes farther, the people are more appreciative, and they teach us to be better, if not more faithful, Christians as we watch them share with … Read More

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“St. Vincent’s is a beautiful place; I call it our cathedral for children, a gem set amidst the noise and dust of Port-au-Prince.” – The Rev. Drew Woodruff

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“Haiti provides us a partnership opportunity in which we could never do enough but we where we can definitely make a difference… Something of my heart will always remain in Haiti.” – The Rt. Rev. Don Johnson, Bishop of West … Read More

Two Rocks Too Many

Our travel days back and forth to Haiti are definitely the hardest days of any of our trips.  The trip down carries worries of making connections, all the BAGS making the connections, getting through customs, meeting Pere Sadoni at the … Read More

Wade in the Water

Today is Easter Sunday, and I am back in my comfortable Memphis home, with a refrigerator full of food, internet 24/7, and clean water right out of the tap.  A hot shower is available,  anytime I choose.     I have been … Read More

Michele’s photos (fixed link)

My apologies to our dedicated readers who tried to view Michele’s photos from the post yesterday. I left you stranded without the proper authorization for Google to let you in. The link is fixed today, so give it a go! … Read More

First Round of Photos March 2013

Michele Miller has posted our first round of photos from the trip. For the time being, you can see them here: View Michele Miller’s photos online. (Link updated and fixed)

Last Day at St. Vincents

Today we went to the school but did not have clinic.  In the morning Drew, Dr Sue Trzynka and I met with Pere Sadoni for about 2 hours, discussing our partnership.  It was an informative meeting and he expressed very … Read More

Day 5, Dancing with the deaf

Yesterday, Sherye tells me the older teenagers had a dance party in one of the classrooms upstairs.  She joined in with a line of kids, watching another kid count and demonstrate a new line dance.  Lots of hand movements, the … Read More