Our Stories

Heat, High Humidity and Heavy Rain

  • June 4, 2010
  • Karen Huxter

Heat, High Humidity, Heavy Rain. Day after day. Don’t you want to come down?? Our construction project – the water tower... 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

Haiti – Information Update

  • May 27, 2010
  • Karen Huxter

Here is some information on Haiti at present.  Most of this is from my friend in PAP and the info is very... Continue Reading

Surprise Birthday for Karen!

  • May 19, 2010
  • Karen Huxter

Too long again between blog postings. I agree. Thank you for contacting me and reminding me you are missing the blogs.... Continue Reading

Happy Mother’s Day 2010

  • May 10, 2010
  • Karen Huxter

Saturday – An extremely busy day!!!! Thank you, God, it finally happened. The cement roof was poured on the water tower building... Continue Reading

My Mom. My Hero

  • Dana Kayal

I originally wrote this for Epicure’s facebook page where they were asking consultants to write about their Mom’s. The original posting... Continue Reading

Still Getting Hotter…Yikes!

  • May 6, 2010
  • Karen Huxter

Hot and hotter.  Humid and more humid.  Yikes. It is 7:00 a.m. and my body is soaked.  My hair and clothes... Continue Reading

Rising Temperatures and Dropping Energy Levels

  • April 30, 2010
  • Karen Huxter

Another week gone.  Is it really a week since I blogged??  Yikes.   As the days and weeks pass the temperatures... Continue Reading

Up Early and Go, Go, Go Even on the Weekends

  • April 23, 2010
  • Karen Huxter

Weekend is here again.  That does not mean much here as one day runs into the next with the same routine,... Continue Reading

People Come & People Go

  • April 20, 2010
  • Karen Huxter

Sonia leaves to return to Calgary tomorrow.  We leave the compound at 3:30 a.m. to drive her to the airport in... Continue Reading

Important – Email address Update for Karen

  • April 16, 2010
  • Tim Newell

To reach Karen at the HATS-Haiti Mission via e-mail please use the following address: Nothing sent to the Starband address... Continue Reading

The Juice Business

  • April 15, 2010
  • Karen Huxter

Some of you have been asking me where is the blog. Sorry. I am too busy during the days and too tired... Continue Reading

Pray for a Behaviour Change

  • April 11, 2010
  • Tim Newell

Another ‘Never a dull moment’ day at HATS. It started with an early morning call from the orphanage house mother, Antoinette,... Continue Reading

Easter Weekend and Birthdays

  • April 8, 2010
  • Karen Huxter

Hello again from Karen and gang at HATS. I wrote a short blog to go up on Monday but obviously my... Continue Reading