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Beate Rufft

Where Has the Time ⏰ Gone???

  • August 25, 2016
  • Beate Rufft

I’ve lost track of the days, so I apologize ? for not writing a blog sooner. The days certainly have their routine, and time slips away when... Continue Reading

Friday Night, Ladies Night!

  • August 22, 2016
  • Beate Rufft

Oh yes, it’s Friday Night….Ladies Night! You know, when you get to be my age, with a grown up daughter, you forget how exhausting it can be... Continue Reading

Karen left me all alone! ?

  • August 18, 2016
  • Beate Rufft

Hello my friends, Heather is gone….Karen is gone…who’s left at HATS you may wonder? Why it’s Beate!!!! Yes, Karen trusted me to be here alone with all... Continue Reading

2 Accidents and a Wedding, to Hugs and Smiling Faces

  • August 10, 2016
  • Beate Rufft

Two accidents and a wedding, but we weren’t involved in either! But I have to ‘back up’ to our arrival at the airport to tell the story.... Continue Reading

Sunday July 13, 2015

  • July 16, 2015
  • Beate Rufft

Beate again… It’s Sunday and what a great way to start the day…we went to church of course. Yolene led the service, with little Karena assisting her,... Continue Reading

Saturday July 11, 2015

  • July 15, 2015
  • Beate Rufft

Well , we’ve been without internet for the last few days, so this blog is coming out late. Mind you, I’ve been pretty busy with other things.... Continue Reading

It’s me…Beate,

  • July 11, 2015
  • Beate Rufft

Would you believe that today is Friday already? I’m here only until next Tuesday (Wednesday I leave early), and already I wish I could have booked a... Continue Reading

Monday July 6…Beate here,

  • July 8, 2015
  • Beate Rufft

It’s getting late by Haitian standards (9:00 p.m.). I’m up at Karen’s house and can still hear a few little ones down at the children’s house being... Continue Reading

Beate here,

  • July 5, 2015
  • Beate Rufft

So, Thursday night the local Disco blared music (rap) into the wee hours of the night…and Friday night, we were blessed with a church service that also... Continue Reading


  • July 2, 2015
  • Beate Rufft

Beate and Heather here… I want to send out a big thank you to all of you Canadians who help support our Mission. Actually, a humungous thank... Continue Reading

Our last day has crept up on us so fast.

  • July 7, 2014
  • Beate Rufft

It’s 8:45 p.m. and the day is winding down. We just said bye to all the sweet, beautiful, incredible happy and loving children. It was when Dieunel... Continue Reading

Hi from Beate and Vivienne,

  • July 6, 2014
  • Beate Rufft

It was soooooooooooooooooo hot today. Luckily we got up super early to take a walk along the canal. 6:30 a.m. is a beautiful time in Haiti. Some... Continue Reading

Two Days in One Post – July 3 and 4

  • July 5, 2014
  • Beate Rufft

Here we are again, Beate and Vivienne You have not heard from us for two days as HATS has been without internet.   July 3rd.   Another... Continue Reading

Beate and Vivienne Here

  • July 3, 2014
  • Beate Rufft

Would you believe that we have totally lost track of time? We keep saying “what day is this?” But we don’t really want to know what day... Continue Reading

Happy Canada Day….

  • July 2, 2014
  • Beate Rufft

Beate here again with Vivienne. You have no idea (okay, some of you do 🙂 ) how wonderful it is to be greeted by so many loving... Continue Reading