When we got back to the hotel last night, we reconnected with five intrepid members of our Dental team who had spent the day on the island of La Gonave seeing and treating Haitians who live there but have no access to care. In fact, not one of the 300,000+
After a restful and much-needed day off, we packed up bright and early and headed to the massive slum area near Port-Au-Prince called Canaan. This community was born when thousands of citizens were displaced by the massive earthquake that devastated Haiti in 2010. Their homes were destroyed and they all
Today has been a welcome day off for the Speroway team as we recharge before two big clinic set-ups in the outskirts of Port-Au-Prince. I thought I’d take this opportunity to post pics of the team – and what a team it is. In case you didn’t know, every member of
Today was a long day, but a good day. After three days in the Pignon region of Haiti, this would be our last as we planned a morning clinic and then a trip to a Speroway-supported feeding centre on our way back to a hotel near Port-Au-Prince, our home
This morning was something special here in Pignon. We finished breakfast and walked over to the elementary school to witness their opening exercises which includes a ceremonial flag raising and a rousing rendition of the Haitian national anthem. Just before we arrived, we took a slight detour to Kristie and
We started at 6:30 am prepping for our first clinic day. Busload after busload of patients were expected from the surrounding region and by 8:00, we were ready – or so we thought. Despite our best efforts, we just couldn’t get all eight of our portable dental units running at
I’m sitting at a table in our dormitory-style residence at a university smack-dab in the middle of Haiti. How we got here was quite an adventure that began for most of us at Pearson International Airport around 4:30 this morning. We took an early flight to Montreal where we were
Once again, Speroway has a team that is going to Haiti. From August 18 – 25 a team of seven from Fuller Life Church in Markham, Ontario will be visiting Haitian orphanages. The team will spend the time playing with the children, conducting a VBS program and doing various upkeep
In November (NOV1-6, 2011) a small Speroway Medical Team will make it’s way to Haiti.
The team will consist of Speroway Medical Team advisor Dr. Anthony Brown, Dermatologist, Dr. Channy Muhn, Dental Team Advisor, Dr. Jack Cottrell and Dental Assistant Michelle Cottrell. A Dental Technician named Peter Kubista will
The new school
Nature’s Sunshine Canada has partnered with Speroway and the people of Haiti to build a new school building at the Mission of Hope (MOH).
As noted by our partner in Haiti:
Quality education is vital in our effort
In partnership with Mission of Hope Haiti, Speroway is looking forward to a plan that brings renewed hope to families in Haiti.
The homes that we have raised funds to build, and continue to raise funds for are going to
On January 12, 2010 a magnitude 7.0 earthquake struck near Port au Prince, Haiti, with a devastating outcome. Aftershocks measuring 4.5 or greater were recorded over the next 12 days, an estimated three million people were staggered.
To this day, families are living under tents,