Planting for the Future

Planting for the Future

As previously stated by Jack, one of the main projects we got to work on while in Haiti was planting some genetically modified corn. The reason that Haiti so desperately needs GMO corn is due to the intensely dry and hot climate. Another factor that contributes to the...
A Day at Many Hands for Haiti

A Day at Many Hands for Haiti

The team from Iowa State spends a day at the Many Hands for Haiti campus continuing to grow in relationships with people and learn more about Many Hand’s programs. Today at the Many Hands campus in Sylvain, we learned about all of the programs and initiatives in...
Experiencing Culture First Hand

Experiencing Culture First Hand

 A small team from Iowa State is currently on the ground in Haiti. Team leader, Lucia Van Maanen, who has 9 years experience leading teams and serving in Haiti, is giving them a very unique insight into Haiti and it’s people.  After three and a half days of...
Sunnybrook – Last Day

Sunnybrook – Last Day

To read yesterday’s blog, click here.Last full day in Haiti and back to the cold weather we go. Today was full of more deliveries and visits. Mattresses, chairs, and food went to families we had visited earlier in the week in the surrounding communities.Every...
Sunnybrook – Conversations

Sunnybrook – Conversations

To read yesterday’s blog, click here. Bonswa!  Another full day in Haiti. Started early with breakfast at 7 and off to pour a concrete floor in Pignon. The family that lives there is a married couple with 7 children that were married on December 29th at the...
Sunnybrook – The Mountain

Sunnybrook – The Mountain

Members of the Sunnybrook Community team enjoyed the view and lessons offered by Mt. Pignon on an early morning hike. They were reminded that, though all seems lost by fire, new life and hope will always push through. What a beautiful picture of the...
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