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So Many Changes in 5 Years ⏳

  • November 27, 2016
  • HATS Visitors

Hi Linda here. Wow lots of changes for me in 5 years. First – roads that weren’t too bad then are much worse now. Still lots of... Continue Reading

Loving the ☀️ Weather & Getting Tons 🛠 Done!

  • November 26, 2016
  • Robert Comeau

Today’s blog by two authors! First up, Heather Uptigrove. Hello it is Heather here reporting from Haiti. I am so happy to be back as I have... Continue Reading

Today’s blog by HATS own BOB the Builder

  • November 23, 2016
  • Robert Comeau

We are back in Haiti this time it was pretty smooth sailing. We arrived on Monday and are already doing things that need attention. Heather went down... Continue Reading

Hockey in Haiti 🏑

  • 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 – 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

🌟 Give the Gift of Love 🎄

  • November 9, 2016
  • Liette Wilson

Are you wondering what to buy this Christmas for that loved one who has everything they want or need? This year, give the gift of love. Children... Continue Reading

So Good to be Home!

  • November 8, 2016
  • Karen Huxter

Hi all, It is good to be home at HATS-Haiti. It feels good to be in my office, in the admin building, using my laptop to write... Continue Reading

Our Ninja Party

  • November 7, 2016
  • Joan Wight

I think that the younger boys want to be Ninja’s when they grow up. Jonathan asked me if I have seen the 4 Ninja Turtles where I... Continue Reading

💖 Welcome Home 💖

  • 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

Hurricane Relief

  • November 2, 2016
  • Joan Wight

Although Hurricane Matthew is now history and the next hurricane has been and gone, there are still many who are suffering in Haiti because of the destruction... 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

Pencil & Paper 📝

  • October 29, 2016
  • Joan Wight

October 29th – 2016 Anyone know the song, 🎶 “School days, school days, Good old fashioned rule days. Reading and writing and ‘rithmatic?” 🎶 Well here at... Continue Reading