Our Global Family is growing — big time. Earlier this month, Lori and Jill were in Haiti to meet with representatives from several non-profit organizations as well as volunteer and activists working on the ground. Haiti is filled with foreigners working to make a better Haiti — medicine, education, sanitation, construction. The difficult part is, they don’t always work together. We’re trying to change that. Meet some of our new friends.Morgan Wienberg founder of Little Footprints, Big Steps http://www.littlefootprintsbigsteps.comRick Davis of Sirona Cares http://sironacaresblog.comNurse Jessica Patti and Matt Spates, the medical team at Raising Haiti http://www.raisinghaiti.com/David Miller, chairman of One5 Foundation http://www.one5.org/haiti.cfmBuilders with Roof Over My HeadWhile in Port Au Prince, we toured a factory specializing in lightweight steel framing for low-income housing. The facility also trains Haitian engineers. Nurse Jessica Patti and Dr. Matt Spates gave us a tour of an area of Cité Soleil where they offer medical care to children. Cité Soleil is an notorious shanty town, densely populated and dangerous. We met some of the children and Dr. Spates checked on a prosthetic limb for a boy he’s been caring for.Our new friends braved the 4-hour drive to Les Cayes to tour our Global Family home and see ...
Dec 18, 2011 4:30pm    |   0 Comments