Our Stories

A HATS Haiti “Love Affliction”

  • March 8, 2010
  • Tim Newell

Karen’s brother Ken recently returned from Haiti and was asked to speak at his Church and with CBC Radio when he got home to Newfoundland.  Some of... Continue Reading

Our Last Day with the Farm Animal Wake Up Call

  • March 5, 2010
  • David Nance

Good Morning Haiti! Once again the local farm animals provided an appropriate wake up call. Our last full day in Haiti and what a week it has been. A... Continue Reading

Wearing Many Hats at HATS

  • David Nance

Although it’s not officially the rainy season, the rain is coming!  Dashing during the day to move the mosquito tents from the airy yard to the corrugated metal... Continue Reading

Draining, Scraping and Refilling the Water Tanks!

  • March 3, 2010
  • HATS Visitors

Yesterday morning started with a devotion with the American visitors and the staff of HATS. It was a very neat experience singing songs in Creole, and a... Continue Reading

Radio Interview with CBC

  • March 2, 2010
  • Dana Kayal

A great radio interview by my Uncle Ken who got back recently from HATS. It made me cry! ~Dana NOTE: Update as of 2017, unfortunately CBC has... Continue Reading

Excited to See a Toilet Seat & Shower Head!

  • David Nance

Karen Another glorious start to the week at HATS. Lots of activity all over the compound. The Haitian work team continues their work on the water tower by placing... Continue Reading

A Visit with Sister Marie

  • March 1, 2010
  • David Nance

On our way to out to Deschappelles yesterday, we were able to stop in PaP and visit with our sister Marie and her beautiful family. For those... Continue Reading

Ryan Reneau Earns $5,000.00 for HATS

  • February 28, 2010
  • Karen Huxter

PRESS RELEASE – For Immediate Distribution February 28, 2010 11:17 AM Haitian Time 😁 Ryan Reneau Earns $5,000.00 for HATS in Inaugural Football Throw Competition Harkening back... Continue Reading

Dickie’s Return to Canada

  • Dickie MacDonald

Karen and I left the Compound at 3:30am. Odner followed us on his scooter, with the shotgun, till we picked up Daniel…the policeman and Luckner. We had... Continue Reading

Texas Team (+1 Canadian) Arrive in Haiti

  • David Nance

Well, Haiti will never be the same again as the Texas Team plus our token Canadian arrived in Haiti. Quite an adventure with the travels with a... Continue Reading

No Sleep from the Rice Mill!

  • February 27, 2010
  • Karen Huxter

The work continues on the compound. Lots of action especially on the water tower construction behind my house. Thursday afternoon and Friday morning saw Luckner busily doing... Continue Reading

Preparing for Dickie to Head Home

  • February 22, 2010
  • Tim Newell

Another sad day. Dickie is leaving. Dickie and I must leave the compound tomorrow morning at 3:30 a.m to pick up Luckner and then on to pick... Continue Reading

Trip Home for Jim, Ken and Don

  • February 21, 2010
  • Jim Steer

The trip home for the three musketeers, like the trip in, was interesting.  They left the compound before daylight Tuesday and arrived home late on Friday.  Jim... Continue Reading

Current Situation in Haiti

  • February 18, 2010
  • Karen Huxter

Again some information on what is happening in Haiti – most of the thanks for this goes to my friend, Judith, in Port-au-Prince. The latest figures from... Continue Reading

Requests to Take Children & Provide Food

  • Dickie MacDonald

Dickie Luckner and I went to Gonaives yesterday to see a Government Offical in regards to HATS related business. The road from Pont Sonde to Gonaives is... Continue Reading