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A Time to Come and a Time to Go

  • November 27, 2010
  • Karen Huxter

It was with joy we received the latest of HATS many workteams who come to help – volunteering their time and... Continue Reading

Mixed Feelings on Last day in Haiti

  • November 23, 2010
  • Liette Wilson

The last day in Haiti always brings mixed feelings. Sadness to leave the children and the beautiful country of Haiti. Excitement... Continue Reading

Day of Rest to see Haiti’s Beauty

  • November 22, 2010
  • Liette Wilson

Today, we decided to enjoy a Sunday of seeing some of Haiti’s beauty. At 6 am today, most of our group,... Continue Reading

Fantastic, Hardworking & Positive Work Team

  • November 21, 2010
  • Liette Wilson

This fantastic work team is hardworking and positive. They’ll do anything – paint, carry, move suitcases, scan letters, resize photos, take... Continue Reading

The Painting is Done – Hooray!

  • November 20, 2010
  • Liette Wilson

The painting of the children’s home is done today – hooray!!!  The team let out out a yell of joy when... Continue Reading

Another Day of Paint, Paint and More Paint

  • November 19, 2010
  • Liette Wilson

Another day of paint, paint and more paint.  The crew here wants to WORK.  They start early in the day and don’t finish... Continue Reading

Sunny Day for our Cold Weather Calgarians!

  • November 18, 2010
  • HATS Visitors

Today was another beautiful, sunny day in Deschapelles. The weather was warm – especially for the hardworking team members who are... Continue Reading

Mmmm…A Delicious Pancake Breakfast

  • November 17, 2010
  • HATS Visitors

The first thing this morning we went to the school to sanitize the students and Teachers as they entered the school... Continue Reading

The Cholera Vaccines Have Arrived!

  • November 16, 2010
  • HATS Visitors

We arrived yesterday and were overwhelmed at the airport by porters (at least 50) wanting to take our bags. Most of... Continue Reading

New Team Arrives from Calgary, Canada

  • November 15, 2010
  • Liette Wilson

It’s Liette here. Our team from Calgary arrived in Deschapelles, Haiti safely early this afternoon. Our group consists of myself and... Continue Reading

Cholera Continues in Haiti…

  • November 14, 2010
  • Karen Huxter

I am asking for prayer support for Liette, and her team, to be able to arrive in Haiti tomorrow with all... Continue Reading

What’s this? Karen Blogging Two Days in a Row!

  • November 10, 2010
  • Karen Huxter

Must be bad news, good news, or both. It is both! First the bad news. Cholera is spreading rapidly. Yesterday I... Continue Reading

Greetings Everyone from ‘Once Again’ Sunny Deschapelles

  • November 9, 2010
  • Karen Huxter

After four days of no sunshine and rain almost all the time it was glorious today to have the sun back.... Continue Reading

Never a Dull Moment at HATS

  • November 1, 2010
  • Karen Huxter

The workteam, under the direction of Gerry Rhyno,  left here on Tuesday and arrived safely at their homes on Wednesday.  We... Continue Reading

Last Day due to Early Departure

  • October 26, 2010
  • HATS Visitors

Its our final full day at the HATS Orphanage and its hard to keep this short as there are so many... Continue Reading