Port-Au-Prince, Haiti served as my home for ten days of my winter break. Throughout my time there, I was able to do countless things: Connect with the people of Haiti … Continue reading Looking Back on Port-Au-Prince (Day 11 of 11)
Our final full day in Port-Au-Prince was spent back at Share Hope, working with the classes we had met the other day. All of the students we met had come … Continue reading Back @ Share Hope (Day 10 of 11)
Today we took a break from exploring Port-Au-Prince, and teaching English, and took the opportunity to travel up the coast to spend the day at Wahoo Bay. This was meant to … Continue reading Wahoo Bay (Day 9 of 11)
We’re back at English in Mind for the day, building on the lessons we started yesterday. This experience challenged my understanding of what “education” looked like, and the importance of … Continue reading Back with English in Mind (Day 8 of 11)
Today was our first day at “English in Mind,” a local program that enrolls 100 students in a free 5-year English program. The students are a variety of ages, from … Continue reading English in Mind (Day 7 of 11)
“Share Hope” is an organization that’s truly leading the way not only in Haiti, but the entire garment industry. To get a better idea of what they do, hear directly … Continue reading Getting to Know “Share Hope” (Day 6 of 11)
Today we explored Hopital Bernard Mevs, a local hospital in Port-Au-Prince, run in partnership with Project Medishare. Bernard Mevs, is one of the top hospitals in the country currently, and … Continue reading Exploring A Haitian Hospital (Day 5 of 11):
When you imagine a soccer field, what do you see? Thick green grass, freshly painted lines, new goals with fresh nets? In Cite Soleil, that’s far from the reality – … Continue reading Cite Soleil (Day 3 of 11):
The Musée du Panthéon National Haïtien: This morning we were able to explore more of Haiti’s history, as we went to The Musée du Panthéon National Haïtien – it was … Continue reading A Day To Look Back (Day 2 of 11):
Wake-up call at 3am, two flights, 5 hours of airtime, a four hour layover, and numerous naps – today has truly been the epitome of a travel day. The University … Continue reading Settling into Port-Au-Prince (Day 1 of 11):
My time in Athens transformed not only the way I look at the world, but my own ideas on the refugee crisis and evangelism. Little did I know that all it took to change someone’s life was to simply hope on a plane.
Reflecting on my week looking “50 Forward” alongside the Chesapeake Bay Foundation as we explored the history, importance, and impact of the Eastern Oyster in the Chesapeake Bay.