A Word on the Ground in Haiti

We went to Leogane to do food distribution today, I was hurt by seeing the broken buildings but was hurt me the most was seeing the people living life refugees on their own land. Knowing Haiti, I have a feeling that this is what it will look like for the next decade or more. Unless the government has a concrete plan of transiting these people from these camping or tenting grounds to communities where they

First Medical Team Arrives in Mizak Haiti

Friends, Paul Prevost confirmed that Ron Bush’s medical team arrived safely in Jacmel yesterday (1/22). They joined another medical team in Jacmel and immediately went into service. They are staying for two nights in Jacmel at Hotel Cyvadier. Current plans are for the team to come up to Mizak on Sunday afternoon. Paul expressed his appreciation for the donations towards food that arrived with Ron. Supply is still difficult in part because stored supplies have

Hope is on the Way

Already over $500,000 of medicine, supplies, equipment and fresh water have been delivered or are on its way to Haitian earthquake victims. Three more Pilatus flights will occur over the weekend, bringing desperately needed aid to our friends at Jimani Hospital. CitiHope’s disaster response team is working on procuring an X-ray machine to deliver this weekend, as well as enough food, dishes and utensils to feed Jimani’s 800 patients for the coming two weeks. Morphine

Communities of Shalom in Haiti

Friends of Shalom: Last week’s earthquake in Haiti devastated the country.  While emergency relief is on-going, rebuilding communities will take years. Beyond immediate disaster response efforts, Drew University and Communities of Shalom are supporting one particular project related to asset-based community and economic development:  an emerging Shalom Zone already known as Haitian Artisans for Peace International (HAPI). www.haitianartisans.com As recovery efforts continue, support of Haitian mission projects through Drew’s Disaster Response and the United Methodist Advance Fund will be

Hope for Haiti Mission Update

Here’s an brief update from Paul S. Moore, President of CitiHope, about this weekend’s medical airlifts: Hope for Haiti Mission:  Saturday/Sunday On Saturday, 5 Pilatus flights left our Saint Simons Island staging location and hanger, 1 from Huntsville, Al. coordinated by Josie Dittrich, and supported by Mike and Peggy DiBenedtto. (who drove the U-Haul truck south) Pilots are contemporary heroes, with servant hearts all. One more flight will be loaded this afternoon and  another tomorrow