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Jim Steer

Early Arrival 👍, Slow to Email 👎

  • January 19, 2017
  • Jim Steer

It has been a week already and I haven’t posted anything. That is mainly because the internet seldom works and when... Continue Reading

HATS Web Site Revision Coming Soon

  • May 19, 2016
  • Jim Steer

Good morning Hands Across the Sea supporters, We will be making some changes to our website in the next few days... Continue Reading

HATS school IMKH

  • May 11, 2016
  • Jim Steer

Warm greetings to all our sponsors of students at IMKH and prospective new sponsors for the next school year.  Thank you... Continue Reading

HATS Mission is in Need

  • March 27, 2016
  • Jim Steer

This is not an easy blog for me to write. I like working with children.  I like helping children.  I, however,... Continue Reading

Exhausted by 7:30 PM

  • January 14, 2016
  • Jim Steer

It is getting late here (almost 7:30 pm) and everyone is too exhausted to write a blog, so I volunteered to... Continue Reading

Christmas Season Greetings

  • December 28, 2015
  • Jim Steer

Our HATS children really enjoyed their Christmas festivities.  They chose to do things according to their culture with the special Christmas... Continue Reading

Merry Christmas from Hands Across The Sea-Haiti

  • December 22, 2015
  • Jim Steer

Merry Christmas from Hands Across The Sea-Haiti. 2015 Christmas photo HATS kids Our Christmas party at the school on the 18th... Continue Reading

The Boss Lady is Back!

  • November 10, 2015
  • Jim Steer

The boss lady is back on the compound. Karen arrived home on the weekend from Canada and got a warm and... Continue Reading

Kids Missed the Time Change Memo

  • November 4, 2015
  • Jim Steer

These kids didn’t get the memo that the clocks went back Saturday night. So we had an extra hour of praise and... Continue Reading

Fun in the Sun in Kelowna, BC

  • June 17, 2015
  • Jim Steer

Ti Luc is continuing to be amazed at Canada and having a blast. Tomorrow we are off to Calgary for one... Continue Reading

Five Years ago Today

  • January 13, 2015
  • Jim Steer

Five years ago today, right at the mid-point of my first visit to HATS Mission, a two week work trip, Haiti... Continue Reading

Rounding Up Kids for Photo Shoot…Ha!

  • January 28, 2013
  • Jim Steer

Sunday is a favorite of many visiting teams to HATS, I know it is one of mine. It is a quieter... Continue Reading

Circled the Gulf of Gonave Upon Arriving

  • January 26, 2012
  • Jim Steer

Starting from both coasts of Canada and the nation’s capital, we all arrived safe and sound in Deschapelles last night after... Continue Reading

Port-au-Prince Update

  • May 31, 2010
  • Jim Steer

Hello Everyone! My friend in PAP sent me a good set of photos, that she found that accurately portrays life as... Continue Reading

Greetings from the Artibonite Valley again

  • May 28, 2010
  • Jim Steer

Rainy season is here. If not raining I start my night in my mosquito tent on the grass. Most nights I... Continue Reading