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Keith Wight

The Road to St. Marc

  • March 19, 2017
  • Keith Wight

The drive to and from HATS and St. Marc is never ordinary and certainly never routine. It should be. We do the drive regularly; about every week... Continue Reading

Introduction to Computers … or Bedlam? ๐Ÿ˜†

  • March 6, 2017
  • Keith Wight

Last month I was assigned a new responsibility. (Apparently Karen and Luckner didn’t think I was busy enough.) So, I was given the job of teaching Introduction... Continue Reading

Carnival or Carnaval?

  • March 4, 2017
  • Keith Wight

Last Friday Joan did a blog on the kids and Carnival at school. Since then, a few people have asked, “What is Carnival?” The Latin Timesย gathered 6... Continue Reading

Presidential Inauguration ๐Ÿ‡ญ๐Ÿ‡น

  • February 14, 2017
  • Keith Wight

Last Tuesday Jovenel Moise was inaugurated as Haiti’s 58th president. One of his first executive orders was to give all the Haitian students in the country the... Continue Reading

Space Station ๐Ÿš€and Stuff

  • January 31, 2017
  • Keith Wight

There was a lot of good and routine stuff going on at HATS this week. The day to day operation runs seamlessly and much of the activities... Continue Reading

We are Back at HATS Haiti Again

  • January 23, 2017
  • Keith Wight

Yes, I know…. we have been back for nearly a week and this is my first blog. But it is not my fault. The Natcom internet provider... Continue Reading

Tuesday Tidbits

  • November 29, 2016
  • Keith Wight

Wow, what a week and weekend. Last week we were all hopping doing the student pictures and letters to the sponsors which need to go out before... Continue Reading

Hockey in Haiti ๐Ÿ‘

  • November 21, 2016
  • Keith Wight

Football or soccer may be the national sport of Haiti, but the kids love to play road hockey as well. Every Saturday or school holiday or afternoon... Continue Reading

Air Canada Foundation

  • November 17, 2016
  • Keith Wight

The Air Canada Foundation is involved in a broad range of initiatives that improve the lives of children and youth. They regularly transport children requiring specialized medical... Continue Reading

Benches, Bicycles and Books

  • November 15, 2016
  • Keith Wight

Monday, November 14th โ€“ 2016 Most of the benches around the compound and at the church were made 3 years ago by Al Ball, Gary Ash and... Continue Reading

Different Atmosphere on Saturdays

  • November 13, 2016
  • Keith Wight

Saturdays certainly have a different feel then the rest of the days here at HATS. The pace is just as hectic but there is a different atmosphere... Continue Reading

Edmonton Mayfield Rotary Charitable Society

  • November 11, 2016
  • Keith Wight

The board of directors at HATS just love getting letters like this one… As the current President of the Edmonton Mayfield Rotary Charitable Society, I had asked... Continue Reading

๐Ÿ’– Welcome Home ๐Ÿ’–

  • November 5, 2016
  • Keith Wight

Just before dark last evening Luckner pulled up in the truck with some very precious cargo. Mama Karen and Ti Luc are back from an extended visit... Continue Reading

Monday’s Musings

  • October 31, 2016
  • Keith Wight

Saturday mornings Joan and I include the older kids on our walks and we go exploring different routes around the canal, hospital and surrounding neighbourhoods. JJ, Moise,... Continue Reading

Mornings & Bugs ๐ŸŒž๐Ÿž

  • October 28, 2016
  • Keith Wight

Wednesday, October 26th โ€“ 2016 MORNINGS: Mornings are fairly predictable here at HATS. The generator starts at 05:30 which is our wake-up call since it is right... Continue Reading