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Helping the Emergency Services at Mission of Hope Haiti

A visit to my favorite Mission of Hope Intern

A couple weeks ago, Zach and I were able to fly to Haiti and visit Jake. We were also blessed to have a travel companion, Grayden. Grayden’s family lived at Mission of Hope (MOH) for three years and this was … Continue reading

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Intro to the Internship

Hello everybody!  It’s been almost three weeks since my arrival in Haiti.  I’m so happy to be able to return to the country that I love so much!  The past three weeks have been so hectic and busy that I’ve … Continue reading

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Our Monkey, Putt-Putt, Beach Day (by Zach)

Last Friday was my last day of school so we went on a beach field trip. It was Diana, Noah, Caleb, Jake, Mom, and me. None of us had been to the place or knew where it was so we … Continue reading

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Blessings are a Responsibility (by Liz)

We certainly have not blogged nearly as much as we planned to during our journey. For me, the main reason is that I don’t think what I have to say will help anyone understand the country of Haiti and the … Continue reading

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A Day in the Life of a Paramedic in Haiti (A harsh reality check)

I am a US trained Critical Care Paramedic. I have worked both as a street paramedic and a field training officer in a metropolitan area of 410,000 people and covering 1,368 sq mi. Some have said ‘you must have seen … Continue reading

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Shopping (by Jake)

Here in Haiti, many things are different in many ways. Because a majority of the country lives in village environments, there are less stores and shops. Most household items can be found in roadside stands, or purchased during market day. … Continue reading

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Cuban Mission Crisis (by Jake)

I find that, as a student, the majority of my time here is spent doing school online. I would much rather spend my time outside, away from this computer, helping those who need it. I recently voiced this concern with … Continue reading

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Changes (by Rick)

It is easy to get into the daily activity of work and not see the progression of our goals. As with anything, you fall into a routine. Wake at 630am, feed our foster dog Trigger, make some coffee (yes, even … Continue reading

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Focus (by Liz)

Living in Haiti is like life anywhere – it is easy to get caught up in everyday tasks and forget the ultimate long-term goals. We are trying to live our life with two main goals – one professional and one … Continue reading

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Trigger (by Zach)

Trigger-who is Trigger-what is Trigger-when is Trigger-where is Trigger-why is Trigger.Trigger is a dog who currently is staying with us. Now you are thinking where did Trigger come from? Well, Trigger came from a north-american family named the VanDerMarks. Now … Continue reading

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