Yesterday, leaders from the St. Luke team traveled to visit the communities in the south of Haiti impacted by Hurricane Matthew, and to investigate, firsthand, the extent of damage to St. Luke schools and facilities.Read More
It was windy, dark and rainy, and Raphael was already waiting for me 1 kilometer away at the Haitian side of the border. The border was closed, and we were the only vehicles on the road and I the only person to cross the closed border- thanks to the help of Susi and Kieran on the DR side and Rapho’s contacts on the Haiti side.
It seems no one wants to drive into a hurricane.
I didn’t either, but it was my place to be back with everyone else and shoulder whatever was coming together.
I crossed the kilometer of barren land between the two borders on a small motorcycle, drenched in rain, holding a big umbrella, my luggage on my knees. It was the only way.Read More
After years of experience with hurricanes, we are preparing for the worst in Haiti.
The winds have begun and the hard rains will follow soon. Sadly, the vast majority of Haiti is in a terribly vulnerable situation.
Sunday June 19th marked a watershed moment for our programs as we saw the first ever graduating class of the Academy for Peace and Justice walk the stage and step into the next phase of their lives.Read More
Dear family and friends,
I would like to tell you briefly a few stories from Haiti, realizing that the recent events in Minnesota, Dallas and France already wound our hearts and trouble our minds.Read More
As Christmas draws near, I am still very troubled by an old pair of black shoes I saw recently on the street.
I know that the lights, music, trees and Christmas Spirit should help me forget them, but I can’t.Read More