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
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
April 6, 2010
Pasta, tomatoes and sauce en route to feed thousands in HaitiGuelph, Ontario – Tuesday, April 6, 2010 – Over the next two weeks $84,700 worth of donated product is being shipped on 4 containers out of FTC Canada’s Guelph based warehouse and bound for Port-au-Prince, Haiti.
Updated Feb 3, 2010 A special FUNd run (JAN 30), organized by local Port Perry, ON residents has helped raise $7,500 for relief efforts in Haiti. The funds will be directed to earthquake relief projects by FTC Canada through its partner agencies near Port-au-Prince.
Race organizer, Angela Connolly
January 28, 2010
Aquadeco Natural Spring Water and Unisync Group donate to Haiti relief.
As a part of FTC Canada’s Haiti relief efforts, Aquadeco Natural Spring Water has generously donated over 65,000 bottles of water and Unisync Group has donated 12 skids of clothing to the children and
January 28, 2010
The devastation in Haiti has impacted all of us in many different ways. The professionals at Milton Orthotic and Wellness Centre, in conjunction with Burlington Orthotic Centre and Mississauga Orthotic Centre have come together with FTC Canada to start a gently used shoe and bracing drive.